2017 Delaware Watershed Research Conference

delaware watershed research conferenceThe Delaware Watershed Research Conference is being presented as a part of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University’s initiative to encourage novel research throughout the Delaware River Watershed, and to forester collaboration among the growing research community.

This gathering will serve as a platform for experts in their respective disciplines to discuss the state of watershed research, particularly within the Delaware River Watershed, toward answering management and conservation questions.

Conference Registration and Fee Information

Professional Registration, $65

Student Registration, $35


  • Registration closes after Friday, October 27th, 2017.
  • Through the student registration link, students can register, as well as submit,
  • 1. an abstract to present a poster,
  • 2. an application for a travel stipend, and/or
  • 3. an application for registration fee waiver.
  • Fees can be paid by credit card or check. Please email ans_anspgrants@drexel.edu for payment processing.
  • Breakfast and lunch provided.
  • Parking not provided. Please see our directions and parking information page: http://ansp.org/visit/plan/directions-and-parking/
2017 Delaware Watershed Research Conference Schedule (Tentative)
 Start Time Activity Location
 8:30 AM  Registration and check-in 19th Street Entrance
 9:00 AM

Welcome breakfast,

Keynote by David Hart, Ph.D.



 10:15 AM  Breakout 1a  Breakout 1b

Dinosaur Classroom (a)

 Darwin Room (b)

 11:30 AM  Lunch  Commons
12:45 PM   Breakout 2a  Breakout 2b

Dinosaur Classroom (a)

Darwin Room (b)

 1:45 PM  Break

Dinosaur Classroom (a)

Darwin Room (b)

 2:00 PM  Breakout 3a  Breakout 3b

Dinosaur Classroom (a)

Darwin Room (b) 

 3:15 PM  Closing, Announcements  Auditorium
 3:45 PM Museum open until 4:30  Museum 
 Breakout Session Titles (Tentative)
 Session Title (a) Title (b)
1 Coastal Considerations Forests, Headwaters, and Predictive Modeling
2 Social Influence and Implications Biotic Communities

Wastewater and Microbial,

with implications for management and public health

Floodplains, Forests, and Stormwater

Click here to download the DWRC program.