2021 Annual Meeting
October 1 @ 8:00 am - October 3 @ 5:00 pm CDT$100
The Annual Meeting of Friends of Reservoirs and the Reservoir Fisheries Habitat Partnership is coming up in October!
The Reservoir Fisheries Habitat Partnership (RFHP) will be holding its 12th Annual Meeting at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers offices at Lake Shelbyville, Illinois. The meeting will be held Friday through Sunday, 1-3 October 2021. Lunch will be provided to the participants on the 2nd and 3rd and an Awards Banquet will be held on Saturday evening. We have reserved a block of rooms at the Shelbyville Inn (www.shelbyvilleinn.com) at government rates ($96/night). Reservations must be made by phone (217-774-3991). Online reservations will not be given the government rate. Be sure to reserve your room under our room block listed under “Friends of Reservoirs”. Friends of Reservoirs (FOR) will provide free 2 nights of free lodging (Oct 1 and 2) to Friends of Reservoirs members. Please share rooms if possible.
Highlights of this year’s meeting will the opportunity to participate in a “Shelbyville Cube” build and field trip on Friday, Oct 1. The Reservoir Fisheries Habitat Partnership Business Meeting will be held on Saturday morning. Technical sessions will begin Saturday afternoon and conclude at noon on Sunday. Friends of Reservoir will provide lunch onsite on Saturday and Sunday and sponsor a fish fry Saturday evening for the Awards banquet. We plan to have a raffle and auction at the banquet to help raise funds for future work of the Shelbyville Fish Habitat Alliance.
A $100 registration fee will be charged onsite to defer travel costs of workshop speakers. Attendees can register online at https://www.friendsofreservoirs.com/event/2021-annual-meeting/ Friends of Reservoirs will provide registration for Friends of Reservoir members. Contact Jeff Boxrucker if you are requesting gratis rooms and registration (firstname.lastname@example.org). Individuals need to make their own room reservations and reserve on their own credit cards; those receiving gratis rooms will have the bill transferred to RFHP master upon arrival at the meeting.
- Fly into Bloomington/Normal Airport (75 miles from hotel)
- Rental cars will be needed to get to the meeting site. Contact Jeff Boxrucker to coordinate “ride shares”
- Hotel does not provide breakfast but local restaurants are within walking distance
- FOR will provide lunch on Oct. 2nd and 3rd
- Awards banquet on Oct. 2nd (evening) A more detailed program will be made available as plans develop.
Additional meeting details will be made available here on the event page.