Morning Speakers include: Dr. Durga Poudel - Welcome Dr. C. Ray Brassieur - History and Legacy of the Bayou Vermilion LDEQ - Nonpoint Source Pollution (Louisiana Environmental Officer) Bess Foret - Stormwater Management (City of Lafayette Environmental Officer Dr. David Cheramie – Executive Director, Bayou Vermilion District Glen Thomas - Louisiana Department of Fish and Wildlife Greg Waldron - Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality - Nonpoint Source Pollution Lunch - Catered by La Cuisine de Maman, Sponsored by LCG Afternoon Session Kerry St Pe - The Success Story of Engaging the Community - Government and Business Panel Moderator Scott Brazda Government - Kevin Blanchard Tourism/Recreation - Ben Berthelot Architect/Land Developer - Steve Oubre Health- Jared Stark Executive Director of University Hospital and Clinic
Saturday Water Play Day for Families - Saturday - May 10,, 2014 -
Groups will sponsor their own events to bring people to the Vermilion. • Vermilionville will host a recreational paddle on the water • LAtrails will conduct a hike along the bayou • BVPA will offer a guided water tour of the bayou’s cultural features. • Lafayette Farmers and Artisan Market at the Horse Farm will use the • Enviroscape demonstration to teach visitor about where our water goes. • Culinary Tour of restaurants on the water. • More to come
As Lafayette citizens come down to the Bayou, we will all begin to understand what it will take to make it a pristine place. Our slogan "Clean Streams" will guide us.