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Thursday, January 28, 2016 2:30 pm - 2:30 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Water Institute WaterTalks Lecture by Sharachchandra Lélé

The Water Institute's 2015-16 WaterTalks Lecture Series continues with Dr. Sharachchandra Lélé, Senior Fellow, Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment, India. Dr. Lélé's WaterTalks lecture is titled: Bridging many divides: Building an interdisciplinary understanding of water issues in a developing country context.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 4:30 pm - 4:30 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

World Wetlands Day Public Lecture and Poster Session

World Wetlands Day marks the date of the adoption of the Convention on Wetlands on February 2, 1971 in the Iranian city of Ramsar. To celebrate World Wetlands Day the Ecohydrology Research Group invites you to join them for: 
  • a reception and poster session featuring research on wetlands and
  • a distinguished public lecture titled "Reclaiming, using, and protecting wetlands: how the Dutch created The Netherlands" by Professor Jos Verhoeven from Utrecht University in the Netherlands.
Thursday, March 31, 2016 2:30 pm - 2:30 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Water Institute WaterTalks Lecture by Prabhakar Clement

The final of the 2015-16 Water Institute WaterTalks lecturers is Dr. Prabhakar Clement, Harold Vince Groome Professor of Environmental Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, Auburn University. Dr. Clement's lecture is titled: Worthiness of complex groundwater models for decision making - When should we say enough is enough?

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 2:30 pm - 2:30 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Preserving Prairie Wetland Hydrological and Biogeochemical Functions: What do we need to know?

Genevieve Ali is Junior Chair of the Watershed Systems Research Program and Assistant Professor of the Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Manitoba.

Coffee and refreshments will be provided.

Register today.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Another Drop Lecture Series: Payments for Watershed Services by Roy Brouwer

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Forests, wetlands and grasslands all provide “watershed services” by enhancing water quality and supply, biodiversity and carbon storage. They have economic value but unfortunately their market price is $0, says Prof. Roy Brouwer, Executive Director of the Water Institute.

Merrell-Ann Phare
As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series, Merrell-Ann Phare presents "Water Co-Governance and Collaborative Consent: Working in partnership with Indigenous peoples to protect water and honour the United Nations Decalration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP)."

Coffee and refreshments will be provided.

2016 Farvolden Lecture: Roger Woeller

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Roger Woeller, MSc. P.Geo., Chief Executive Officer of BluMetric Environmental

Reception to follow on the first floor foyer of EIT.

Thursday, January 12, 2017 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Unravelling the Impacts of Micropollutants in Stream Ecosystems

Christian Stamm, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag)

How combining real-world data with experimental surveys — both upstream and downstream of wastewater treatment plants — help reveal the drivers of ecological change.

Part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series