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2010 Westfield River Symposium

Green Energy in Our Watershed

Saturday, March 27, 2010
Westfield State College - Scanlon Banquet Hall


8:00-8:45   Registration Continental Breakfast provided, Exhibits available for viewing from 8:00 to 12:30

8:45-9:50   Welcome Bill Rose, WRWA President
Dr. Robert Hayes, Vice President, Academic Affairs, Westfield State College
    Keynote Address Alan Nogee (Director of Policy & Strategy, Climate & Energy Program, Union of Concerned Scientists)
Climate & Energy Solutions: A National 2030 Blueprint
 

9:50-10:20   Viewing of Exhibits Confirmed Exhibitors:

Alpine Solar Heat and Hot Water
Berkshire Photovoltaic Services
Concerned Citizens of Russell
Friends of the Columbia Greenway
Friends of the Keystone Arches
Friends of Robinson State Park
Functional Art
MA Department of Conservation & Recreation
MA Division of Fisheries and Wildlife
MA Riverways Program
New England Wildflower Society
Russell First
Stop Spewing Carbon Campaign
Sustainable Life Solutions
The Nature Conservancy
Transition Towns
Western Massachusetts Fly Fishing Association
Westfield River Watershed Association
Westfield River Wild & Scenic Advisory Committee
Wilderness Experiences & Westfield Water Sports
Winding River Land Conservancy


10:20-11:05   Concurrent
Sessions I
Photovoltaics (Solar Power): Christopher Kilfoyle (Berkshire Photovoltaic Services)

Biomass in Massachusetts: Update on Policy and Prospects: Dwayne Breger (Director, Renewable and Alternative Energy Development, MA Dept. of Energy Resources)

Save Energy at Home and the Multiplier Effect: Laura Kischitz (Sustainable Life Solutions)

11:15-12:00   Concurrent
Sessions II
Wind Energy Issues for Western Massachusetts: Fred Letson (Wind Energy Center at UMass)

Increasing Community Reliance in a Time of Change: Tina Clarke (Transition Towns)

Heat Loss from your Fireplace and How to Prevent It: Paul Martin (Westfield Gas & Electric)

12:00-12:30   Viewing of Exhibits See Listing of Exhibitors Above

Raffle Drawing At 12:20!

1:30- ?   Field Trips A Wind Project in Otis: Ed Williams (Williams Stone Co.)

Hydropower on the Westfield River: Bill Fay (Swift River Hydro)

       


The 2010 Westfield River Symposium is sponsored by:

Westfield River Watershed Association
Westfield State College

       


Past Symposia: | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 |
| 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 |
| 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 |