Texas Watershed Planning About Developing WPPs Sustainability Training Projects Listserv Resources Texas Watershed Planning Short Course November 28 - December 1, 2017 Camp Allen Conference & Retreat Center 18800 FM 362, Navasota, TX 77868Map and Directions AgendaSpeaker Bios Registration is closed for this event Camp Allen is a modern year-round facility located about one hour northwest of Houston. The all-inclusive hotel and conference center are located in a beautiful pine forest with rolling hills and two lakes. The Texas Watershed Planning Short Course provides the needed training and promotes sustainable proactive approaches to managing water quality throughout the state. This multi-day course provides participants with guidance on stakeholder coordination, education, and outreach; meeting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) nine key elements of a watershed protection plan; data collection and analysis; and the tools available for plan development. This information is presented through lectures, hands on activities and case studies. Individuals interested in or responsible for watershed protection and restoration including employees and volunteers with federal, state, county, and local agencies; soil and water conservation districts; universities; consulting firms; non-governmental organizations; and watershed groups will benefit from this course. This course will be especially beneficial to those pursuing or receiving Clean Water Act Section 319(h) Grant funds. The cost of the course is $400. Payment is due at the time of registration. Everyone will stay at the Camp Allen Conference Center and will reserve their room through TWRI. The price for the hotel rooms is $88.00 per person per night double occupancy (shared room), $120.00 per person per night single occupancy. The above rates are inclusive and include your overnight lodging, 3 buffet meals per day, and use of the facilities: swimming pools, nature trails, fitness center, TV lounge, tennis courts, basketball, volleyball and more. We will have evening presentations and activities as well as time for excellent networking. Find out more about the Texas Watershed Planning program. If you have questions please contact Nathan Glavy at 979-458-5915 or Nathan.Glavy@ag.tamu.edu. Funding is provided through a federal Clean Water Act §319(h) Nonpoint Source Grant administered by the Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.