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CONSERVE Team Launches Grant with Two-day Organizational Meeting

With over 60 participants, representing the international CONSERVE team, CONSERVE was officially “launched” over a 2-day, intensive in-person meeting on April 27-28 at the University of Maryland College Park. CONSERVE is a $10 million U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) multidisciplinary grant focused on how to develop and promote sustainable water usage in U.S. agriculture.

Environmental Law Program Profs. Pappas and Percival will provide legal expertise to a multidisciplinary group of researchers from several schools at the University of Maryland and other universities which includes bioscientists, engineers, economists, agricultural outreach specialists, and public health experts.

Highlights of the meeting included:

  • Congratulatory remarks and overview of USDA funding goals by Dr. James Dobrowolski (USDA, National Institute of Food and Agriculture)
  • “Lightening round” overviews of the planned CONSERVE projects
  • Invited talk from Dr. Clive Lipchin (Arava Institute for Environmental Studies, Israel) highlighting successful integration of nontraditional irrigation water in Israel
  • Invited talk from Dr. John Luchansky (Co-Director of the STEC Beef Safety CAP grant (USDA, Agriculture Research Service)) focusing on lessons learned and best practices in grant team management
  • CONSERVE research, education and extension activity refinement and integration sessions
  • Poster session reception, including the University of Maryland CONSERVE launch remarks
  • CONSERVE website strategy planning
  • Field trip to a water reclamation site in the Town of Manchester, Maryland


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