Thomas More College

"Partnerships and Collaborations
toward a Single Voice for the Ohio River Basin."

2018 ORBCRE Symposium and ORBA Summit

October 17-19, 2018


On the main campus of Thomas More College

333 Thomas More Parkway, Crestview Hills, KY, 41017

Co-hosted by The Thomas More College Biology Field Station, the Foundation for Ohio River Education and ORSANCO

The 34th Annual Scientific Symposium of the Ohio River Basin Consortium for Research & Education (ORBCRE) and the Ohio River Basin Alliance (ORBA) Summit will be held on the main campus of Thomas More College in Crestview Hills, KY and co-hosted by The Thomas More College Biology Field Station, FORE and ORSANCO. The theme for the symposium is:

"Partnerships and Collaborations toward a Single Voice for the Ohio River Basin."

Panel discussions and concurrent sessions will cover a wide variety of topics, including:

  • Climate Change
  • Conservation, Restoration & Protection Plans for Threatened Species & Critical Habitats
  • Flood Control & Risk Reduction Challenges
  • Effective Citizen Science
  • Harmful Algal Blooms
  • Intermodal Transportation Nodes & Freight Plans
  • Invasive Species
  • Large River Ecology
  • Ohio River Basin Database and GIS Atlas
  • Power Water Resource Challenges
  • Recreational & Educational Opportunities in the Watershed
  • Sustainable Water Use Plans to Support Agricultural, Industrial & Energy Productivity
  • The Quality & Quantity of Water Throughout the Ohio River Basin
  • Stormwater Management
  • Urban Stream Ecology

For further information, please contact:
Chris Lorentz, Committee Chair
2018 ORBCRE Symposium/ORBA Summit
Email: lorentc@thomasmore.edu Phone: 859-344-3373