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The Mohawk Watershed Alliance is an organization of stakeholders in the Mohawk Watershed.


Mohawk Watershed Symposium has been bringing stakeholders together for over a decade to discuss issues surrounding water quality, flooding, land use, dams, and other issues central to a healthy and productive watershed. The Symposium is typically held in the third week in March at Union College in Schenectady NY.



INFORMATION and main web pages for



Photos from past conferences are HERE 


March 2023 Symposium

• March 2022 Symposium (cancelled)

• March 2021 Symposium (cancelled)

• March 2020 Symposium

• March 2019 Symposium

• March 2018 Symposium

• March 2017 Symposium

• March 2016 Symposium

• March 2015 Symposium

• March 2014 Symposium

• March 2013 Symposium

• March 2012 Symposium

• March 2011 Symposium

• March 2010 Symposium

• March 2009 Symposium



Extended ABSTRACTS and the Program guide from the

meetings are published, and available free online from

ResearchGate as PDF documents (most ~20 Mb)


2020 Abstract volume

2019 Abstract volume

2018 Abstract volume

2017 Abstract volume

2016 Abstract volume

• 2015 Abstract volume

• 2014 Abstract volume

• 2013 Abstract volume

• 2012 Abstract volume

• 2011 Abstract volume

• 2010 Abstract volume

• 2009 Abstract volume


Past KEYNOTE presentations


Technical notes for Participants

• Speaker instructions

• Poster instructions

• Abstract preparation




Program Chairs and coordination:

Jacqueline Smith, Geology Department, Olin Building, Union College, Schenectady NY smithj4 @union.edu (remove spaces)

Carolyn Rodak, Civil Engineering Department, Donovan Hall 1223, SUNY Polytechnic Institute Utica NY rodakc @sunyit.edu (remove spaces)

John Garver, Department of Geology, Olin Building, Union College 807 Union ST Schenectady, NY 12308-2311, USA +1, 518-388-6770 (Office) +1, 518-388-6770 (main office) +1,518-388-6417(fax) Email: garverj @ union.edu (remove spaces in email address).

Deb Klein, Technical Assistance and Registration, 310 Olin Bldg, Union College. 518-388-6770: Email: kleind2 @ union.edu (remove spaces in email address).


Katherine Czajkowski, Mohawk Watershed Coordinator Mohawk River Basin Program NYS Water Resources Institute at Cornell University 1130 N. Westcott Road Rotterdam, New York 12306 518-357-2383 518-357-2398 (fax) Email: Katherine Czajkowski <katherine.czajkowsk @ dec.ny.gov> (remove spaces in email address).

Mailing address:

Geology Department,

Union College,

807 Union ST,

Schenectady NY, 12308-2311