OAGEE Spring 2011 Conference, Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority - Ganaraska Forest Centre

on on . Posted in Spring Conferences. Hits: 8210

OAGEE Spring Conference 2011

Theme: Focus on environmental education, sustainability, field studies, GPS & GIS
Time: May 6 & 7 2011
Place: Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority – Ganaraska Forest Centre (GFC)
(Near Port Hope)
Cost: $80 + OAGEE membership $50

icon Download the OAGEE Spring Conference 2011 Flyer ( 2011-03-03 20:22:29)

Friday

  • 8:00 Arrival and sign in
  • 8:45 Opening Remarks
  • 9:00 Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority: A Historical Perspective
  • 9:25 Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority Watershed Characteristics
  • 9:50 Watershed Management
  • 10:15 Climate change a local perspective
  • 10:40 GFC Facility Tour Coffee Break
  • 11:20 GPS presentation and workshop
  • (field exercise)
  • 12:00 Lunch
  • 1:00 GPS data collection around GFC
  • 3:30 GIS presentation and exercise
  • 4:30 Data precision and accuracy presentation and discussion
  • 5:00 Break for Day
  • (After hours hike, Detailed facility tour, ect.)

Saturday

  • 8:00 Arrival (coffee)
  • 8:30 GIS Software review
  • 8:45 GPS data into GIS Software
  • -import data
  • -create cartographic map
  • 11:00 GIS applications presentation
  • 11:45 Closing Remarks

Registration currently full. Email to be put on the waiting list.