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Join us for our 2022 conference. Our theme this year is Holistic Watershed Restoration. We will be focusing on ecological restoration across the watershed in support of benefits for urban environments and highlighting diversity, equity, and inclusion beneficiaries.

Please register and block your room (if needed) by September 12, 2022 to ensure accommodations can be met with the hotel.

(REVISED 7/28/22) Please note: A confirmation email will be autogenerated upon registration. An invoice will be sent by the chapter to your registered email address once registration and membership is confirmed.

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Conference Information

Field Trip Descriptions Hotel Reservations & Information Sponsorship Opportunities



2022 Registration Categories Members Non-Members
In-Person Attendance $100 $200
Hybrid – Online Attendance $50 $100
Field Trip Excursion $60 $60


Wednesday, October 12
4:00 PM 7:00 PM Registration And Networking Happy Hour (Cash Bar)
Thursday, October 13
8:00 AM 9:00 AM Registration And Breakfast
9:00 AM 9:30 AM Welcome
9:30 AM 10:15 AM Plenary Session 1 (Native Plants and Seed Use)
10:15 AM 10:30 AM Break 1
10:30 AM 12:00 PM Plenary Session 2 (Stormwater Management and Stream Restoration)
12:00 PM 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM 2:30 PM Plenary Session 3 (Wetland Restoration)
2:30 PM 2:45 PM Break 2
2:45 PM 3:30 PM Plenary Session 4 (Invasive Species Management)
3:30 PM 4:30 PM Advancing Restoration Responsibly in an Era of Unprecedented Resources for Our Natural Resources.

Erik Michelson – Anne Arundel County DPW, Bureau of Watershed Protection and Restoration, Deputy Director

4:30 PM 6:30 PM Happy Hour and Networking Event (Open Bar)
Friday, October 14
8:30 AM 9:00 AM Breakfast
9:00 AM 9:30 AM Ecological Health Network (NE including NY/NJ)
Eve Allen, Program Director
9:30 AM 10:15 AM New Jersey Meadowlands – Restoring for the Future
Terry Doss, Director of NJSEA’s Meadowlands Research & Restoration Institute
10:15 AM 11:15 AM Annual Meeting/Closing Remarks
11:15 AM 4:00 PM Grab Lunch and Field Trips

Check out our planned plenary speakers and moderators HERE

Keynote speaker

Erik Michelson, Deputy Director, Anne Arundel County Department of Public Works (Bureau Chief, Bureau of Watershed Protection and Restoration)
Erik is currently a Deputy Director for Anne Arundel County’s Department of Public Works, heading it’s Bureau of Watershed Protection and Restoration. He  works to facilitate the recovery of the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries through supporting robust restoration projects and rigorous scientific monitoring efforts, bolstered by diverse stakeholder partnerships. Erik has an extensive background as a project manager for an environmental consultant then as the Executive Director for a non-profit, the Arundel Rivers Federation (formerly the South River Federation), and working for Anne Arundel County since 2014, as the County builds up the environmental assessments, restoration implementation, and ecological evaluation to support the County’s clean water obligations under the Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permit and the Chesapeake Bay Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL).


Call for Nominations:

We have two open positions to fill for 2023. If you are interested in running for the position, please send your name, location, and a blurb about yourself and expertise to Matt Holthaus at by August 31, 2022. All nominations will be presented to the chapter and a formal vote carried out at the conference. All nominees must be active members.

Vice President – Vice President shall assume the duties of the President in the absence or upon the inability of the President to serve, and shall perform any duties assigned by the President. The Vice President will serve a 1-year term, at which point they will take on the responsibility of President for a 1-year term, and subsequently Past President for a 1-year term, for a 3-year consecutive office term. Location within the chapter region does not matter, but you must have an active membership and reside within the Mid-Atlantic Chapter region.

District of Columbia State Representative– State Representatives shall serve three-year terms, taking office upon election at the Annual Meeting and terminating their offices three years later at the Annual Meeting or upon election of their successors. This representative must reside within the District of Columbia.



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