State of the Strait Conference
December 2, 2004
University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario


The theme of the 2004 State of the State Conference was "Monitoring for Sound Management". The conference was held on December 2nd, 2004 at the University of Windsor in Windsor, Ontario.

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8:00
    Registration and Poster Set-up
9:00
    Welcome
    Dr. Ross Paul, University of Windsor
    Mr. Rocco Delvecchio, Canadian Consulate General
9:15
    Keynote Address: Monitoring for Sound Management
    John Gannon, International Joint Commission
9:45
    Introductory Remarks
    Environment Canada


SESSION I - TRADITIONAL MONITORING

Moderator: Charlie Bristol, Bristol Technical Services, Inc.

10:30
10:50
    City of Windsor Pollution Control Services monitoring plan for pollution control and prevention
11:10
    Rouge River water quality - a decade of progress
    Colleen Hughes, CDM
    Kelly Cave, Wayne County Department of Environment
    Joe Rathbun, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
    Chris Catalfio, Applied Science, Inc.
11:30
    Monitoring in support of modeling
    Ken Drouillard, Great Lakes Institute of Environmental Research, University of Windsor
12:00
    Lunch and Poster Session

SESSION II - BIOMONITORING

Moderator: John Hartig, US Fish and Wildlife Service
1:00
1:20
1:40
2:00
    Trends in bald eagle population size and productivity along the Detroit River and on the north shore of Lake Erie
    Dawn K. Laing and Debbie S. Badzinski, Birds Studies Canada
2:30
    Break and Poster Session

SESSION III - VOLUNTEER MONITORING

Moderator: Melanie Coulter, Detroit River Canadian Cleanup
3:00
3:20
    Rouge River volunteer frog and toad survey
    Sally Petrella, Friends of the Rouge
3:40
4:00
    The Marsh Monitoring Program: Monitoring ecological integrity of wetlands in Great Lakes Areas of Concern
    Steven T.A. Timmermans, Bird Studies Canada
4:30
    Closing remarks
    Jan Ciborowski, University of Windsor and John Hartig, United States Fish and Wildlife Service
5:00 - 6:00
    Reception

Last modified: 12/06/07
by
Natalie Carreau, University of Windsor