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7th Annual Conference
Thursday, March 8, 2018
8:30 am - 4:15 pm 

Hosted by the Tainter Menomim Lake Improvement Association Inc. (TMLIA)

Memorial Student Center
University of Wisconsin-Stout
Menomonie, Wisconsin

Do you farm? Do you live in town? Do you manage residential, commercial or public property? Do you enjoy fishing, swimming, boating, hiking, canoeing? Do you think the economic and environmental health of this beautiful region is important?

Event Highlights:

  • Farm, city and waterfront success stories — profitable land management for clean water
  • Solutions to the serious problem that plagues our lakes and rivers — runoff pollution
  • A great networking opportunity for all citizens at an important event
  • Approved for CEUs: .6 from the University of Wisconsin-Stout or 6 CEUs for Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Conference Fees


Early Bird Registration fee through March 1: $45.00 per person*
Registration fee March 2-March 8: $60.00 per person
Student registration fee: $20.00 per person**

*Save $15 when registered by March 1 use code EARLY at checkout. Discount will result in $45 registration fee.
**Includes one year membership in the Tainter/Menomin Lake Improvement Association.

At-a-Glance Schedule

Registration and Check-In
7:30-8:30 AM
Memorial Student Center 2nd floor Skylight Lounge
Welcome and Overview
8:30-8:45 AM
Memorial Student Center Great Hall
Opening Keynote
8:45-9:55 AM
Memorial Student Center Great Hall
Networking and Exhibitor Break
9:55-10:15 AM
Memorial Student Center
Concurrent Breakout Sessions 1-3
10:15-11:15 AM
Memorial Student Center Great Hall, Ballrooms, Cedar/Maple Wood Rooms

11:15 AM-12:10 PM
Memorial Student Center Great Hall

Afternoon Keynote
12:10-1:20 PM
Memorial Student Center Great Hall

Break (to get to next activity)
1:20-1:30 PM

Concurrent Breakout Sessions 4-6 
1:30-2:30 PM
Memorial Student Center Great Hall, Ballrooms, Cedar/Maple Wood Rooms

Networking and Exhibitor  Break
2:30-2:50 PM
Memorial Student Center
Closing Keynote
2:50-4:00 PM
Memorial Student Center Great Hall
Closing Remarks
4:00-4:15 PM
Memorial Student Center Great Hall

2018 Planning Committee
Conference Co-Chairs
Conference Co-Chair
Dick Lamers
Tainter/Menomin Lake Improvement Association, Inc.
Conference Co-Chair
Rod Olson, MD
Red Cedar River Partnership
Committee Members
Randy Eide, Director of Public Works
City of Menomonie
Dave Styer, Owner/Operator
Alfalawn Farm, Dunn County
Michael Engleson, Executive Director
Wisconsin Lakes
Tiffani Taggart, Outreach Program Manager
Professional Education Programs, Discovery Center, UW-Stout
Mark Hazuga, Water Specialist
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR)
Cathy Usborne
Tainter/Menomin Lake Improvement Association
Scott Laeser, Water Quality Specialist
Clean Wisconsin
Ron Verdon, Director
Tainter/Menomin Lake Improvement Association
Lindsay Olson, Water Specialist
Dunn County
Rob Wayne, Environmental Scientist
Ayres Associates
Tom Quinn, Executive Director
Wisconsin Farmers Union
Daniel Zerr, Natural Resource Educator
Buzz Sorge, Lake Management Planner
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) - Retired














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