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Annual NPS Conference 2015

Keynote Address

Roadmap to Results – Trends in Watershed Planning and the National Nonpoint Source Program
Lynda Hall, Chief of the NPS Control Branch, EPA HQ

General Session 1: Urban Impairment Challenges in Maine

The Ability of Streams to Withstand the Effects of Urbanization
Tom Danielson, Maine DEP

Five Years in on a Ten Year Plan: Adaptive Management in Action in the Long Creek Watershed
Tamara Lee Pinard, Cumberland County SWCD

Concurrent Session 2.1: Watershed-Based Plan Development

Province Lake Watershed Management Plan: How a Rural Watershed Community Embraced Watershed Planning
Sally Soule, New Hampshire DES
Linda Schier, Acton Wakefield Watersheds Alliance

Modeling the Effect of Local Stormwater Regulations on Future Pollutant Loads
James Houle, UNH Stormwater Center
Bill Arcieri, VHB

Maine’s Lake Watershed-Based Protection Plans: An Alternative to Nine Element Plans
Wendy Garland, Maine DEP

Concurrent Session 2.2: Stormwater BMPs

Volume Reduction in Systems Not Designed for Volume Reduction
Tom Ballestero, UNH Stormwater Center

Using a GIS Database for Tracking and Accounting Statewide Stormwater Improvements for Impaired Waters
Theresa McGovern, VHB
Annie Bastoni, MassDOT

Greening the Maine Mall — A Comprehensive Approach to Managing One of the Largest Sites in Long Creek
Richard Claytor, Horsley Witten Group

General Session 3: Integrative and Adaptive Planning

Integrated Planning in the Exeter/Squamscott Watershed
Rob Roseen, Horsley Witten Group
Renee Bourdeau, Geosyntec
Paul Stacey, New Hampshire Fish & Game Department

Cost-Effective Impaired Stream Restoration: Capehart Brook, Bangor, Maine
Jennifer Jespersen, FB Environmental
Laura Diemer, FB Environmental

Integrating Climate Change while Adapting for NPS Implementation in the Lake Champlain Basin
Rick Hopkins, Vermont DEC

Concurrent Session 4.1: Watershed-Based Plan Implementation

Implementing a Collaborative Plan for a Watershed: The Onondaga Lake Watershed Case Study
Aimee Clinkhammer, NEIWPCC

Top 10 Lessons Learned Working on 319 Grants
Megan Facciolo, Hancock County SWCD

Thompson Lake – Long Term Community Stewardship to Protect One of Maine’s High Quality Lakes
Jeff Stern, Fiddlehead Environmental Consulting

Concurrent Session 4.2: Evolving Issues, Climates, and Strategies

National Water Quality Initiative, Keys to Success: The Rock River Watershed in Vermont
Kip Potter, USDA-NRCS
Rick Hopkins, Vermont DEC

Stormwater & Wastewater Infrastructure Assessment in a Changing Climate
Rich Niles, AMEC

Evolving Issues and Approaches: Addressing Bacteria Impairments in Coastal Streams
Forrest Bell, FB Environmental
Kim Reed, Town of Rye (NH)

General Session 5: Innovative Approaches to Watershed Management

Pass the Salt, Hold the Liability: Addressing Salt Reduction in the Private Sector
Eric Williams, New Hampshire DES

Funding Watershed Management Plans: Bangor’s Stormwater Utility
Paul Nicklas, City of Bangor (ME)