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August 12, 2019 - Weekly Water Announcements: This week's highlighted meetings, job opportunities, and more!

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Special Announcements: Job Opportunities

1.) Job Opportunities.
2.) Upcoming American Water Resources Association (AWRA) Events – Various dates: August 14, 2019-November 6, 2019 
3.) Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professional (CBLP) Training – Various dates: August 15-September 11, 2019
4.) Call for Posters: Chesapeake Watershed Forum – Submissions Due: August 16, 2019; Forum: November 16, 2019 
5.) Upcoming James River Association (JRA) Events – Various dates: August 25, 2019-September 21, 2019 – Richmond, VA
6.) Call for Presenters: 2020 River Management Training Symposium – Submissions Due: September 9, 2019; Symposium: May 12-15, 2020 
7.) National Science Foundation (NSF) Earth Sciences Postdoctoral Fellowships – Deadline: September 11, 2019 
8.) Taste of the Chesapeake -- September 26, 2019
9.) Volunteers Sought: FOTO’s Fall Occoquan River Clean Up -- October 5, 2019 
10.) Save the Date: Organization of Fish and Wildlife Information Managers (OFWIM) Conference -- October 6-10, 2019 
11.) Invasive Species Workshops – Various dates: October 9, 2019-November 5, 2019
12.) Save the Date: Virginia Environmental Assembly -- October 12, 2019 
13.) National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program – Deadlines: Various dates: October 21-24, 2019 

VA Water Center 2019 Student Competitive Grant Award Recipients

VA Water Center 2019 Student Competitive Grant Award Recipients
The Virginia Water Center has announced the 2019 Student Competitive Grant recipients! Derek Detweiler: The role of dissolved organic matter in supporting harmful algal blooms...

Lily Michaud Completes 2019 Internship with Virginia Water Center

Lily Michaud Completes 2019 Internship with Virginia Water Center
Lily Michaud completed her semester-long internship with the Water Center in May 2019.  Lily is working toward her B.S. degree in Water: Resources, Policy, and Management...

Water Center Director Gives Invited Talk to Am. Water Works Association

Water Center Director Gives Invited Talk to Am. Water Works Association
On March 20, 2019 the Virginia Water Center Director, Dr. Stephen Schoenholtz, gave an invited talk to the Virginia Section of the American Water Works...