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77th Annual Meeting of SWCD Directors - October 23-25, 2017

Overview

The Annual Meeting of Texas Soil and Water Conservation District Directors is ameeting that provides Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) Directors, SWCD employees, and other conservation partners the opportunity to examine issues relevant to the conservation of the State’s natural resources. Speakers from the local, state, and national levels will address attendees concerning a wide variety of agricultural and conservation topics.

Registration Information

Pre-Registration closed on October 2, 2017

Onsite Registration Costs:
Registration $200
Spouse Registration $175

Schedule

Schedule of Events

Hotel Information

Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa & Convention Center
Seven Hope Boulevard in Galveston, TX 77554

Block Name: Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board

Main Phone: 409-741-8484 or toll free: 1-888-388-8484

Rate: $139 or State/Federal Per Diem

Block closes: October 1, 2017

Overflow Hotel Information:
Best Western - Galveston West Beach Hotel
8710 Seawall Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77554

Block Name: Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board

Main Phone: 409-356-6008 or 409-740-9100

Block closes: September 27, 2017

Annual Meeting Tours

*SOLD OUT: Auxiliary Tour and Reception
The Auxiliary members will enjoy a rare, up-close and interactive experience with endangered plants and animals ranging from Giant Amazon River Otters to Saki Monkeys and an array of birds. After the tour is complete, they will return to the hotel for their business meeting and light refreshments. Auxiliary Tour will be capped at 60 participants. As of 10/10/2017 the Auxiliary Tour is full, refunds will be issued after Annual Meeting.

Conservation Tour
President and CEO of Moody Gardens, John Zendt will give participants a tour of the water treatment process and facility on grounds at the Moody Garden Hotel. Next, participants will meet with Animal Husbandry Manager, Greg Whittaker to learn about the conservation efforts in which Moody Gardens is involved. Conservation Tour will be capped at 60 participants.

Exhibitor Information

Exhibitors for the 77th Annual Meeting in Corpus Christi please send payment to the Association of Texas Soil and Water Conservation Districts. The deadline for exhibitors was October 2, 2017.

Exhibitor Form

Please note if paying by Credit Card please contact the Association of Texas Soil and Water Conservation Districts at 254-778-8741 they will be taking your payment.

"Protecting and Enhancing Natural Resources since 1939."

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