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SESSION G
Ecology of Stream Restoration

Moderators:  Nancy Roth, Tetra Tech & Eileen Straughan, Straughan Environmental
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1:30 pm
Building a Better Bridge between Science and Practice” – How one initiative is making a difference
— Jennifer Van Houten, Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc., Gainesville, VA
Van Houten’s Presentation

1:50 pm
Development of New Ecological Performance Standards for Forested Compensatory Wetlands
— Herman W. Hudson III, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Research Associate, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Gloucester Point, VA
Hudson’s Presentation

2:10 pm
Wetbud – A Design Tool for Creating Wetland Water Budgets
— Stephen Stone, Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc., Richmond, VA
Stone’s Presentation

2:30 pm
Meta-Analysis of Biological Monitoring Data to Determine the Limits on Biological Uplift from Stream Restoration Imposed by the Proximity of Source Populations
— Mark Southerland, AKRF, Inc., Hanover, MD
Southerland’s Presentation

2:50 pm     Break

3:10 pm
Farm Pond Stream Restoration Lessons Learned
— Ben Snyder, EIT, WPIT, Timmons Group, Richmond, VA
Snyder’s Presentation

3:30 pm
Potential Implications for the Restoration of Stream Ecological Condition of Excluding the Migratory American Eel
— Scott Stranko, Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Annapolis, MD
Stranko’s Presentation

3:50 pm
Get the Rock Out, the Mid-Atlantic is Poised for Wooden Stream Restoration Structures
— Joe Berg, Biohabitats, Inc., Baltimore, MD
Berg’s Presentation

4:10 pm
Paint Branch Fish Passage Project – An alternative steam mitigation approach
— Bryan Arvai, Biohabitats, Inc., Baltimore, MD
and  Brian Cox, Maryland State Highway Administration, Annapolis, MD
Arvai and Cox’s Presentation

4:30 pm
Response of Urban Piedmont Streams to Restoration in Maryland
— Joe Acord, UMCES Appalachian Lab, Frostburg State University, Frostburg MD
Acord’s Presentation

4:50 pm   Q&A  Discussion

5:00 pm   Adjourn

6:00 pm       Light Reception at the Pratt Street Alehouse