State of the Nanticoke: NantiCon 2022

Thank you to all our presenters that made NantiCon 2022 a success! Didn’t get a chance to watch NantiCon 2022? See the agenda and watch the recordings below.

Last Conference’s Information:


Thank you to all our presenters who made our event a success!

We also appreciate all those who attended the first State of the Nanticoke Conference. 


If you weren’t able to make it to the event, you can view the presentations using the schedule below!

1. Click on the image below, it will open a PDF in a new window.

2. To view a presentation, click on the title or presenter’s name. 

3. You will be taken to a page where you can view the selected presentation.

4. Click the back button on your browser to view another presentation

5. The presenters’ contact info is provided below. 


Leave a Comment about the conference if you haven’t already!


Watch Videos from the Conference on YouTube:

Frist Last Name E-mail Organization Presentation
Beth Wasden Nanticoke Watershed Alliance 10+ Year of Water Quality Data in the Nanticoke
Ed Lewandowski University of Delaware/Sustainable Coastal Communities Initiative Reimagine Laurel:  Using Water Quality as a Driver for Community Redevelopment
Trisha Newcomer City of Seaford Oyster House Park
Kelly Jacobs University of Delaware Water Resources Center Economic Report of the Nanticoke Watershed
Larry Trout RK&K MS4/TMDL Restoration Initiatives: Approaches For Nanticoke Watershed
Georgie Cartanza University of Delaware BMP’s and Environmental Stewardship in Poultry Production
Tyler Monteith DNREC Improving Soil Health One Grain at a Time: Innovative Survey Methods to Track Soil Conservation Practices
Timothy Rosen ShoreRivers Conservation Drainage – Achieving Agronomic and Environmental Goals
Erika Koontz University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science Horn Point Laboratory Water Quality Trends and Agricultural Best Management Practices in the Choptank River Watershed
Dave Harp Chesapeake Photos River Stories
Tom Horton Salisbury University River Stories
Susanna Brellis KCI Technologies, Inc. Nanticoke River- Wicomico County Watershed Assessment
Matt Whitbeck Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge Using Thin Layer Sediment Placement to Build Marsh Resiliency on Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge
Joanna Ogburn JBO Conservation, LLC Land Conservation in the Nanticoke: A Collaborative Affair
Jennifer Dindinger UMD Sea Grant Extension Sea Grant Extension’s Watershed Restoration & Protection Program in the Nanticoke Watershed
Stephanie Dalke UMD Environmental Finance Center Identifying Opportunities to Help Achieve Chesapeake Bay Pollution Reduction Goals
AshLeigh McKinney Delaware State Parks – Youth Conservation Corps Mission Resource: Youth Conservation Corps
Bex Lyons Baltimore Chesapeake Bay Outward Bound School Outward Bound Sea Kayak Expeditions in the Nanticoke Watershed: A Week of Paddling, a Lifetime of Love for the Bay
Nan Zamorski Reclaim Our River ROR Nanticoke!
Mike Naylor Maryland DNR SAV Restoration in the Nanticoke
Ian Park DE DFW Atlantic Sturgeon in the Nanticoke River
Lisa Wool Executive Director
Beth Wasden Volunteer Coordinator
Evan Deckers Education Coordinator
Older Information:

Where: Perdue Hall, Room 156

@ Salisbury University

When: 9am-5pm (Check-in and Coffee open at 8:30)

How: Register Now to attend the event


If you would prefer to pay by check, please stop by the NWA office:

113 Old Ocean Gateway

Vienna, MD 21869.


We’re a busy bunch, so please be sure to call ahead to ensure that we will be in the office that day!

You can reach Evan at (410)443-8878.


Free parking will be available on campus on August 7, 2019, for those attending the State of the Nanticoke Conference.

Please be advised that you may NOT park in a reserved spot (i.e. the president’s parking spot), nor may you park in a handicapped spot without the proper placard.


To avoid being ticketed in the future, you must apply for a visitor’s parking pass for any other visits you may make to the SU campus. Visitor’s parking passes are available at the parking services office or online at

Requests for a visitor’s parking pass are free of charge but must be made at least 48 hours in advance.