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2009 Governor's Conference on the Management of the Illinois River System
"Looking Back, Moving Forward"

12th Biennial Conference
October 20-22, 2009



Opening Remarks

Plenary 1: 12 Years of Implementing the Integrated Management Plan
Bob Kustra, Former Lt. Governor, State of Illinois

Plenary 2: Water Law and Court Interpretation

Session A-1
Agricultural Practices:Status and Progress

Session B-1
Ecosystem Services: Introduction to Ecosystem Services

Session C-1
Local Community Actions: Success Stories

Session A-2
Agricultural Practices: Advancements in Technology

Session B-2
Ecosystem Services: The Economics of Societal Benefits Provided by Healthy Ecosystems

Session C-2
Local Community Actions: You Can Do It Too!

Session A-3
In the Corridor: Sediment Management

Session B-3
Economic Development: Developing and Showcasing Community Assets to Impact Quality of Life

Session C-3
Soil and Water Movement I: Water

Session A-4
In the Corridor

Session B-4
Economic Development: Ottawa's Path to Pursuing Economic Success

Session C-4
Soil and Water Movement II: Sediment

Closing Comments





Planning Committee

Conference Runner

Attendees List

Abstract and Speaker Information Book