The Mad River: Finding Common Ground II

Public Forum, Saturday, October 29, 2016, The Gloria Theater, 216 S Main St., Urbana, OH 43078

Beginning at 2:00 p.m. with a special showing of the acclaimed file "A River Funs Through It" at 6:30 p.m.  Forum attendees will receive free admission to the film.


  • Welcome and Introduction - Spencer Reames, Benjamin Logan High School
  • Introduction - Mike Terry, Mad River Joint Watershed Board
  • "What is the Mad River Watershed, Its History and How Does Sustaining its Quality Relate to Tourism, Recreational Opportunities and Economic Value?" - Sarah Hippensteel Hall, Miami Conservency District
  • "Water Resources of the Mad RIver Watershed, Its Use, Quality, and Issues" - Mari Piekutowski, Ohio EPA
  • "Apath in the Mad River" - Fred Tolley
  • "Precision Agriculture:  How to Maximize Farm Income" - Mike Retterer, Pheasants Forever
  • "Climate Smart Agriculture:  What is it?" - Fred Yoder, North American Climate Smart Agriculture Alliance
  • "Agriculture Land Use and Ohio Farm Bureau's Water Quality Program" - Jordan Hoewischer, Ohio Farm Bureau
  • "Where Do We Go from Here?"  and Panel Discussion - Joe Bonnell, Water Management Association of Ohio

Sponsored by Trout Unlimited Madmen Chapter and the Mad River Watershed Joint Board