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Annual Symposium

The Annual Indiana-Michigan Symposium hosted by the St. Joseph River Basin Commission provides a networking opportunity for decision makers and water managers from the Indiana and Michigan portions of the St. Joseph River Basin. Formal presentations and open networking time encourages the sharing of successes and lessons learned from the various projects and programs being conducted throughout the basin. There are signs of improvement in the health of the St. Joseph River and its tributaries. This improvement is largely due to the combined efforts of municipalities, Soil & Water Conservation Districts in partnership with NRCS staff, non-profit groups, and private landowners. The Symposium serves as a means of increasing collaboration, improving effectiveness and expanding the implementation of these efforts to promote continued improvement of our water resources.

The 2019 Symposium will be held the morning of Friday May 10th at the Potawatomi Inn of Pokagon State Park. More information and registration is available upon request. This year's symposium will feature a presentation about a pilot project that could make us rethink the way we manage drains and ditches. See below for information and videos from past symposiums.

Past Years