This is a multi-part series leading up to the culminating event in September 2021. As more details become available, they will be shared here.
April 7 from 9:00am-12:00pm
Science behind the water quality challenges:
Speakers: Mark Williams (USDA Ag Research Service), Chris Winslow (OSU Stone Labs)
Economic impacts resulting from the water quality challenges:
Speakers: Amy Cornell (Indiana Agribusiness Council), Jamie Bultemeier (Farmer), Jason Anspach (City of Fort Wayne, Water Quality Supervisor), Adam McDowell (City of Defiance, Superintendent Water Treatment Plant)
Successes in addressing the water quality challenges:
Speakers: Andrew Allman (Ohio Ag Business Association), Sandra Kosek-Sills (Ohio Lake Erie Commission), Stacy Haviland (Ft. Wayne Community Development Administrator), Erika Willitzer (Defiance County CIC, Economic Development Director)