Symposium Overview - David Baker, Heidelberg NCWQR - Presentation

Session 1. Some Background on the Sandusky River Watershed
Land Use and Cover Changes within the Sandusky River Watershed - Implications for Erosion and Runoff Control Strategies, John Crumrine, Heidelberg NCWQR Abstract Presentation
Municipal Point Source Pollution Controls in the Sandusky Watershed: History and Directions, Elizabeth Wick, Ohio EPA, Division of Surface Water Abstract Presentation
Session 2. Current Water Resource Issues in the Sandusky River Watershed
Pollutant Loading to Lake Erie: History and Status, Peter Richards, Heidelberg NCWQR Abstract Presentation
Recent Water Quality Trends in Lake Erie, David Rockwell, U. S. Environmental Protection Agency, Great Lakes National Program Office Abstract Presentation
Status of Aquatic Communities in the Sandusky Watershed, Brian Alsdorf and Chuck McKnight, Ohio EPA, Division of Surface Water    
Drinking Water Issues in the Sandusky Watershed, Stuart Smith, Sandusky Watershed Coalition and Smith-Comeskey Ground Water Science Abstract Presentation
Agricultural Drainage Issues in the Sandusky Watershed, Beth Diesch, Seneca Soil and Water Conservation District Abstract Presentation
Household Sewage Treatment Systems: Issues and Programs, Kate Siefert, Crawford County Health Department Abstract Presentation
Session 3. Water Resource Targets and Goals for the Sandusky Watershed
Sandusky TMDL: Biological Goals and Use Designations for Sandusky Watershed Streams, Dan Dudley, Ohio EPA, Division of Surface Water Abstract Presentation
Sandusky TMDL: Goals for Phosphorus Load Reductions, Eric Pineiro, Ohio EPA, Division of Surface Water Abstract Presentation
Sandusky Watershed: Goals for Watershed Restoration as seen by Environmental Organizations, Dan Binder, Ohio Environmental Council Abstract Presentation
Source Water Protection Goals for Public Water Supplies, Barb Lubberger and Amy Jo Klei, Ohio EPA, Division of Drinking and Ground Water Abstract Presentation
Session 4. What's in the BMP Toolbox?
Tillage BMPs, Types, Risks and Benefits, Bill Rohrs, Conservation Action Project. Abstract <
Buffer Strip Programs and the Lake Erie CREP, Steve Davis, NRCS    
BMPs Related to Tile Drainage, Larry Brown, Ohio State University    
Two-Stage Channels and Over-wide Channels, Jessica D'Ambrosio and Jon Witter, Ohio State University Abstract Presentation
Manure Management and Livestock Programs, Mark Fritz, Manure Management Specialist, Crawford, Sandusky, Seneca, and Wyandot SWCDs Abstract Presentation
Precision Farming as it Relates to Nutrient Management, Jerry Cunningham, Agronomist, Country Spring Farmers Co-op   Presentation
Dam Removal, Bob Gable, ODNR, Scenic Rivers Program   Presentation
Wetland Construction, Ann Keefe, Seneca Soil and Water Conservation District Abstract Presentation
Session 5. Resources for Planning and Implementation
Current and Proposed USDA Funding Programs for Land Owners in the Sandusky Watershed, Todd Brace, USDA, Farm Service Agency Abstract Presentation
OEPA's 319 Program, Status and Directions, Russ Gibson. Ohio EPA, Division of Surface Water   Presentation
Role of Soil and Water Conservation Districts, David Hanselmann, Chief, Division of Soil and Water Conservation, ODNR Abstract  
Watershed Planning and Current Implementation Programs in the Sandusky River Watershed, Chris Riddle, Watershed Coordinator, Sandusky River Watershed Coalition Abstract Presentation
Session 6. Research Needs and Opportunities
Evaluating BMP Demonstration Projects at the Field and Stream Segment Level, Norm Fausey, USDA/Agricultural Research Service Abstract  
Research at the River/Bay/Lake Interface, Jeff Reutter, Ohio State University, Ohio Sea Grant College Program Abstract  
Evaluating Program Effectiveness at the Watershed Level, Peter Richards, Heidelberg NCWQR Abstract Presentation