Saturday / September 7, 2019 / 9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Buck Hall, Ahart Arts Plaza, and Karl Stirner Arts Trail

Join us for an informative and eventful day of lectures, panel discussion, displays and a tromp in the Bushkill Creek.

Symposium in Landis Cinema, Buck Hall

9:30: Coffee and danish

10:00–11:30 a.m.: 10–15 minute presentations from our guests on their specialty in relation to the Bushkill Creek.

Symposium Guest Speakers:
-David Brandes, Lafayette College Environmental Engineering professor and hydro specialist
-Entomologists Mike Raupp and Paula Shrewsbury (U. Maryland) authors of
-Bushkill Creek Conservancy president Kathy Altmann
-Trout Unlimited Bushkill Creek representative and former State TU president Brian Wagner
-Professor Patricia Bradt (Muhlenberg College), author of Requiem for the Bushkill Creek
-Brandon Ballengée, Artist, Biologist, creator of Love Motel for Insects: Anax Junius Variation

11:30: Round table discussion with all presenters

Noon: Lunch on Ahart Arts Plaza

Table displays:
-Bug display, Mike Raupp and Paula Shrewsbury books on bugs
-Book and Puppet Book Store with bug and Bushkill Creek & Delaware River history related material
-Reps from Trout Unlimited performing fly casting & fly tying demonstrations

Table displays by:
Bushkill Creek Stream Conservancy
Trout Unlimited & Artifice Fly Shop
Nurture Nature Center
Karl Stirner Arts Trail

1:00: Shuttle to the KSAT Blue Bridge

1:00-2:30: River demos and projects at the KSAT Blue Bridge

-River rock investigations & creature collection
-Fly fishing demo

2:30: Stream-side chat with John Cosgrove, Board of Directors of Bushkill Stream Conservancy and Coordinator of the Conservancy’s water monitoring program

The Stream Side Chat will be an open forum to share stories and observations of the Bushkill Creek


Sponsored by: KSAT, LVEHC, D&L Heritage Consortium, and Lafayette College