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Annual NPS Conference 2008

General Session

Connecticut’s Work Towards Improved Manure Management
Melissa Hamkins, Wright-Pierce

Freund’s Farm and CowPots
Matthew Freund, Freund’s Farm

Comparison of Pervious Concrete and Porous Asphalt Pavements Performance for Stormwater Management in Northern Climates
Dr. Robert Roseen, UNH Stormwater Center

The Norwalk Filter Project: Filtering Urban Runoff Before Entering Long Island Sound
Terry Backer, Soundkeeper, Inc.

Session 1.1 – Stormwater Management

Building Consensus – Achieving Support for Local Stormwater Laws
Wendy Coffin, Woodard & Curran

Modeling the Impact of Subsoil Compaction on Runoff and Water Use Requirements and Subsoil Amendments to Improve Bulk Density and Infiltration
Glenn Warner and David Grunwald, University of Connecticut

Impervious Cover Impacts on the Water Quality and Biota of Small Connecticut Streams
Christopher Bellucci, Connecticut DEP

Stormwater Assistance for Small Business Home Builders
Glynn Rountree and Ty Asfaw, National Association of Home Builders

Session 1.2 – Collaborative Watershed Protection

Don’t “P” on your Lawn!  Changing Landscape Practices to Reduce Phosphorus Flow to the Lake Champlain Watershed
Colleen Hickey, Lake Champlain Basin Program, and Karen Bates, Vermont DEC

Cooperative Watershed Planning: A Baltimore Experience
Paul Sturm and Julie Tasillo, Center for Watershed Protection, Inc.

Little River Sourcewater Protection Plan: A Case Study in Building a Collaborative Effort at the Local Level
Marc Cohen, Atlantic States Rural Water & Wastewater Association

Lamoille Watershed Trees for Streams
Christina Goodwin, Lamoille County Natural Resources Conservation District

Session 2.1 – Coastal/Lake Assessment & Management

How Healthy is Lake Champlain?  Developing and Communicating Scientifically-based Ecosystem Indicators
Molly Michaud and Nicole Ballinger, Lake Champlain Basin Program

Enterococci Population Dynamics in Conventional, Manufactured, and LID Stormwater Treatment Systems
James Houle, UNH Stormwater Center

Managing Nitrogen in a Nonpoint Source Dominated System: How the Peconic Estuary TMDL Estimated Future Loads and Necessary Reductions
Rick Balla, U.S. EPA Region 2

Implementing a Lake TMDL: A Watershed Approach for Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey
Ken Klipstein and Pat Rector, New Jersey DEP

Session 2.2 – Watershed Planning and Partnerships

Redevelopment Within a Sensitive Watershed: Partnering with the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, the City of Cambridge, and Community Groups
Ingeborg Hegemann, BSC Group, Inc.

Pequabuck River Watershed Management Plan: Partnership and Process
Ken Shooshan-Stoller, Central Connecticut Regional Planning Agency;
Mary Moulton, Pequabuck River Watershed Association;
Robyn Bugbee, City of Bristol, Connecticut

Creating Partnerships at the Local Level: Morristown Vermont Case Study
James Pease, Vermont DEC

Narrow River Stormwater Abatement Study and Implementation
M. James Riordan, Fuss & O’Neill


The Second Time Around; Opportunities for Change in Brownfields
Arthur Bogen, Valley Council of Governments

Fecal Coliform TMDL Implementation Success Stories in Two Watersheds
Christine L. Boring, Research Planning, Inc.

Prevalence of Microbial Pathogens in Dairy Manure from Three Farms in the Vermont Lake Champlain Basin
David Braun, Stone Environmental, Inc.

About to Make Ends Meet Under the Phase II MS4 Permit, when a New Chloride TMDL Moves the Ends
Craig S. Durrett, Town of Derry, New Hampshire

Protecting Long Island Sound from CSOs: Two Progressive Projects at Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
Terrance Gallagher, P.E., Tighe & Bond

Application of a Decision Support Tool to the Screening and Selection of Best Management Practices
Dawn Henning, HydroQual, Inc.

The Development of a Toxics Management Strategy for Lake Champlain
Kris Joppe-Mercure, Lake Champlain Basin Program

Water Quality Trends along the Largest Rivers in the United States:
Progress since the Clean Water Act signed 3 Decades Ago

Gerald Kauffman, Julie Trick, and Andrew Belden, University of Delaware

Decentralized and Innovative Nitrogen and Phosphorus Management Solutions in Coastal Communities: Application to Meeting Cape Cod TMDL Requirements
Pio Lombardo, Lombardo Associates, Inc.

Using 4-H as a Gateway for Horse Environmental Awareness
Diane M.L. Mas, Fuss & O’Neill, Inc.

Developing a Stormwater Ordinance, Management Standards and Design Guidance for the Town of Greenwich, Connecticut
Erik Mas, P.E., Fuss & O’Neill, Inc.

Nutrients in Ground Water Underlying a Densely-Developed, Unsewered Coastal Peninsula, Niantic Connecticut
John Mullaney, U.S. Geological Survey

GIS Tools for Stormwater Compliance
Andrea Newman, Tighe & Bond

Use of Bioretention Systems to Control Nonpoint Sources of Nitrogen
Sukalyan Sengupta, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Scoop the Poop: Implementing Science-based Decision-making and Social Marketing at the Local Level
Sally Soule and Barbara McMillan, New Hampshire DES

The Thames Science Plan:  Hydrologic Investigations to Support Nutrient-Related Water-Quality Improvements in the Thames River Basin, Connecticut
Elaine Trench, U.S. Geological Survey

Zostera marina in two small sub-estuaries of Long Island Sound: Detecting responses to the nitrogen load
Jamie M.P. Vaudrey, Department of Marine Sciences, University of Connecticut

Give a Bark for a Clean State Park: A Pet Waste Education and Outreach Program to Address a Bacteria TMDL at Chatfield Hollow State Park
Kathryn Woodruff, Connecticut River Coastal Conservation District

Boater Outreach Through National Partnerships: Big Successes in a Small Place
The Committee for the Great Salt Pond, Block Island, RI