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BWSR Academy

2016 BWSR Academy

October 24-26, 2016

Cragun's Conference Center, Brainerd, MN

This year's Academy has a daily capacity limit of 420 registrants. Registration will close if this limit is reached. Additionally, each session has a capacity limit. When session limits are reached, a session will be closed.


Academy registration is now closed.

If you would like to be placed on a wait list to be notified if we receive cancellations, please complete and submit the Academy Wait List Request form. Thank you.

If you have questions regarding Academy registration, please contact Carla Swanson-Cullen at 507-359-6074 or Thank you.


Cragun’s lodging is full.  Overflow lodging can be arranged by contacting the Holiday Inn Express, 218-824-3232 or 1-888-824-3232.  Please reference BWSR Academy for the same lodging rate of $69.50 + tax.  Complimentary shuttle service will be provided. 


Registration cancellation requests must be submitted via email to Carla Swanson-Cullen and must be received by 4:30 PM on Monday, October 10, in order to receive a refund of your registration fee.

Cancellations received after this deadline will not be refunded.


About BWSR Academy

Academy Goal:

To provide high quality training for local government staff that maintains and improves the delivery of conservation work and meets the shared expectations of BWSR and local resource management boards.

Guiding Principles:

Training Priorities

2014 BWSR Academy

October 28-30 - Breezy Point Conference Center, Breezy Point, MN

2013 BWSR Academy

October 28-30 - Cragun's Conference Center, Brainerd, MN

2012 BWSR Academy

October 29-31 - Cragun's Conference Center, Brainerd, MN

2011 BWSR Academy Recap

BWSR Academy Presentations

Review presentations from the 2011 Academy

BWSR Academy Evaluation

2011 Evaluation Summary

Session Information

2010 BWSR Academy Recap

BWSR Academy Presentations

Review presentations from the 2010 Academy

BWSR Academy Evaluation

2010 Evaluation Summary

Session Information


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