Annual Meeting

Upcoming Meetings

Advancing Our Agenda in an Anti-Regulatory Age

October 3-4 DoubleTree Hilton Birmingham, AL

This year’s meeting will focus on achieving large-scale environmental victories in our current political environment in accordance with our new strategic plan. The two-day bi-annual meeting will take place on October 3-4 with a reception the evening of the 3rd. The meeting will be held at the DoubleTree Hotel in Birmingham, AL with a field trip to the Alabama Aquatic Biodiversity Center and optional canoe trip. Attendees will have the option to canoe or enjoy other outdoor activities while networking with their peers. Read this year’s agenda >>

We still have complementary rooms and travel stipends up to $200 available. If you would like to attend, please email Marisa Escudero directly for more information, escuderom@nwf.org

Past Meetings

Water Protection Network 2015 Membership Meeting

The Network held its 2015 membership meeting in Washington, D.C. More than 70 members, scientists, policy makers and natural resource managers came together to talk about opportunities and tools for modernizing water resources projects and policies to ensure a sustainable future.

Water Protection Network 2012 Membership Meeting

The Network held its 2012 membership meeting in St. Louis, Missouri. More than 100 members, scientists, policy makers and natural resource managers came together to learn lessons from the record-breaking Mississippi River floods of 2011 and identify ways to work with nature to protect communities.

Corps Reform Network 2010 Membership Meeting

The Corps Reform Network (now the Water Protection Network) held its 2010 Membership Meeting in Washington DC. Eighty Network members and partners joined with scientists, economists, and high-level Obama Administration officials to identify opportunities for improving floodplain management and meeting the challenges of climate change. The meeting featured one-on-one trainings, a cruise on the Potomac River, and member presentations to the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works and top-ranking officials from the White House Council on Environmental Quality.

Corps Reform Network 2007 Membership Meeting

The Corps Reform Network held its 2007 Membership Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana. Fifty Network members and local activists joined with community leaders, scientists, and Corps of Engineers staff to identify and advance opportunities for protecting communities by reforming the Corps of Engineers. The meeting included a press conference releasing a report on why the Corps of Engineers proposal to widen the Industrial Lock and Canal was a misplaced priority and a hazard to the residents of New Orleans’ Lower 9th Ward.

Corps Reform Network 2006 Membership Meeting

The Corps Reform Network held its 2006 Membership Meeting in Palm Beach, Florida. Network members joined local activists, community leaders, and Corps of Engineers staff to talk about the Corps, Katrina, and Restoration. The meeting included tours of the Kissimmee River restoration project and Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge to learn about progress and challenges in large scale restoration efforts.