SWCS
July 23, 2014

Presentations

Resource Assessment

  Atwood, Jay
The Need to Account for Site-Specific Information on Farming Activities in Assessing the Environmental Impact of Agriculture
  Bockhold, Amanda (Koelling)
Evaluation of BMPs Using Statistical and SWAT Modeling in the Goodwater Creek Watershed
  Brant, Gail
A Watershed Report Card: Social Considerations in Establishing and Implementing TMDLs
  Davenport, Thomas
Learning from the National Non Point Source Monitoring Program
  Eilers, Warren
Canada's National Program to Assess Environmental Performance of Agriculture: National Agri-Environmental Health Analysis and Reporting Program
  Farrand, Todd
Environmental Impacts of Managed Haying and Biomass Harvests in Conservation Reserve Program Buffers (presented on behalf of Verel W. Benson)
  French, Nancy
County- and Watershed-Level Assessment of NRCS Conservation Program Effectiveness: Development of A New Michigan-Wide Assessment Method
  Graczyk, David
Effects of Best-Management Practices in Three Agricultural Watersheds in Wisconsin, 1989-2002
  Hatfield, Jerry
Changes in Cropping Patterns Affect Nitrate-N in the Raccoon River Basin
  Herkert, James
Has the Conservation Reserve Program Benefited Grassland Birds in the United States?
  Jolley, Leonard
Grazing Lands CEAP: An NRCS Vision
  Karlen, Douglas
Assessing Watershed Soil Quality: Approaches and Preliminary Results
  Lemke, Maria
Effectiveness of Agricultural Best Management Practices on the Ecological Integrity of A Mackinaw River Subwatershed, Illinois
  Miller, Jim
Watershed Evaluation of Beneficial Management Practices (WEBS) in the Lower Little Bow River Basin of Southern Alberta
  Rewa, Charles
Measuring Agricultural Conservation Practice Effects on Fish and Wildlife
  Ross, Carlyle
Integrating Economic Analysis into Watershed Evaluation of Beneficial Management Practices (WEBS) (Carlyle Ross)
  Simon, Andrew
Assessing the Relative Timing and Contribution of Mechanical and Hydrologic Effects of Vegetation on Stream-Bank Stability
  Smiley, Peter
Designing Stream Sampling Protocols for Measuring Ecological Effects of Conservation Practices
  Spaeth, Kenneth
Modeling the Effects of Rangeland Conservation Practices on Water-Soil Quality, and Plant Productivity
  Vigiak, Olga
Riparian Land Management for Sediment Trapping in A Headwater Catchment of Northern Laos
  Westra, John
Economic Costs and Benefits Associated with Improved Environmental Quality in Two Agricultural Watersheds
 

Research Methods

  Benoy, Glenn
Watershed-Level Influences on the Development of Environmental Performance Standards for Stream Sediments in Potato Production Regions of Atlantic Canada
  Birr, Adam
Using Paired Watersheds to Evaluate the Effects of Agricultural Best Management Practices on Water Quality in South-Central Minnesota
  Bonta, James
Potential Use, Limitations, and Research Needs for Duration Curves for Evaluating the Effectiveness of Land Management Practices
  Capel, Paul
National, Holistic Watershed-Scale Approach for Studying Agricultural Chemicals
  Garbrecht, Jurgen
Impacts of Decade-Long Precipitation Variations on Watershed Sediment Yield and Implications for the Conservation Effects Assessment Project
  Gitau, Margaret
Regionalization of SWAT Model Parameters in Arkansas Priority Watersheds
  Khakbazan, Mohammad
Watershed-Scale Economic Assessment of BMP Effect on Improving Water Quality within South Tobacco Creek, Manitoba
  Kling, Catherine
The Effectiveness of Conservation Practices on Water Quality: A State-Level Analysis at the Watershed Scale (Presented on behalf of Manoj Jha)
  Madramootoo, Chandra
Integrating Field Studies and Watershed Models To Improve Lake Water Quality
  Meays, Cindy
Impact of Beneficial Management Practices (BMPs) on Water Quality for Three Beef Cattle Farms in the Salmon River Watershed in British Columbia
  O'Donnell, Thomas
Application of SWAT to assess the Illinois Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program in the La Moine River Basin
  Popp, Jennie
From Conflict to Cooperation: Enlisting Stakeholders to Address Water Quality Disputes in an Embattled Watershed
  Prato, Tony
Integrated Analysis of Weed Management Practices to Reduce Atrazine Contamination in a Missouri Watershed
  Saleh, Ali
Addressing Watershed Nonpoint Source Pollution With An Integrated Environmental And Economic Computer Modeling System Using an Automated Program
  Stone, Wesley
Estimating Preferential Flow to a Subsurface Drain with Implications for Glyphosate Transport in a Small Agricultural Watershed
"My presentation is a short version of my paper that was just published in the Journal of Environmental Quality. I would prefer that attendees or others access the paper if they want more information." ~WS
  Sudduth, Ken
Relating Herbicide Loadings to Satellite-Derived Land Use on Watersheds with Runoff-Prone Soils (Presented on behalf of Gab-Sue Jang)
  Van Ouwerkerk, Ed
I-FARM: A Web-Based Model for Quantifying Farm and Regional Scale - Impacts of Bio-Refinery Feedstock Supply
  Wang, Xiuying
Effects of Input Uncertainties on Scenario Predictions for National Assessments of Conservation Practices
  Yang, Wanhong
An Integrated Economic-Hydrologic Modeling Framework for the Watershed Evaluation of Beneficial Management Practices
  Yarotski, James
Environmental and Economic Assessment of Five Conservation Practises in the Steppler - South Tobacco Creek Watershed Project
 

Targeting

  Batie, Sandra
Willingness of Michigan Farmers to Participate in and Cooperate Within the Conservation Security Program
  Baumgart, Paul
Simulating the Effects of Alternative Management Practices on Suspended Sediment and Phosphorus Loads to Green Bay using the Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) and SNAP-Plus
  Bentrup, Gary
Missing the Bull's Eye With Targeting?
  Bingner, Ron
Watershed Conservation Management Planning Using the Integrated Field and Channel Technology of AnnAGNPS and CONCEPTS (Presented on behalf of Eddy Langendoen)
  Boll, Jan
Evaluation of Conservation Practices in a Mixed-Land Use Watershed Using Interdisciplinary Analyses
  Boyer, Kathryn
Documenting the Effects of Agricultural Practices on Stream Habitats and Their Species: Case Studies From Oregon, Wyoming, South Dakota, and Washington.
  Current, Dean
Agroforestry in the 2007 Farm Bill: Using Science To Target Landscape Change and Inform Policy
  Doering, Otto
United States and Australian Environmental Conservation Programs: Contrasts in History, Propensity to Conserve, and Focus (presented on behalf of Felix Spinelli)
  Dozier, Monty
Integrated Management Strategy for the Development and Implementation of An Atrazine TMDL for Aquilla Lake.
  Frees, Lyle
Assessing Ephemeral Gully Erosion in the Cheney Lake CEAP Watershed Using GIS, TIEGEM and the AnnAGNPS Model To Improve Conservation Effectiveness
  Gelder, Brian
Remote Sensing Techniques to Target Conservation Efforts at the Field Level and Beyond
  Harker, D.B.
The WEBs (Watershed Evaluation of BMPs) Project - Quantifying Environmental and Economic Effects Across Canada
  Hunt, Roger
Why Science Is Not Enough: Collaborative Watershed Planning
  Hyberg, Skip
An Evaluation of Data Availability and Monitoring of Conservation Policies and Practices in the Lower Little Blue River Watershed of Nebraska and Kansas. (Presented on behalf of Lisa Kelly)
  Kellogg, Robert
Considerations for National-Level Targeting of Conservation Program Efforts for Water Quality Protection
  Kraft, Steven
The Public Policy Challenge of Working Agricultural Landscapes: Trade Offs among Ecosystem Services and Traditional Agricultural Commodities--Implication for Watersheds
  Lerch, Robert
Nutrient and Herbicide Transport in Streams of the Salt River Basin, Missouri
  O'Neil, Glenn
Using the Spatially Explicit Delivery Model and the Revised Universal Soil-Loss Equation to Target High-Risk Sediment Loading Areas at Multiple Scales
  Ozgoc-Caglar, Derya
Multi-Attribute Decision Analysis for Improving Federal Conservation Program Effectiveness
  Rabotyagov, Sergey
Using Genetic Algorithms and an Integrated Water Quality-Economic Model to Identify Optimal Placement of Conservation Practices in a Watershed
  Schultz, Steven
A GIS-based Approach to Target Low Cost Agricultural Land Sensitive to Degradation (Presented on behalf of Nicholas Schmitz)
  Sharpley, Andrew
Targeting Best Management in Contrasting Watersheds
  Shultz, Steven
Improving The Cost-Effectiveness Of USFWS Wetland Easements Through The Mapping Of Agricultural Land Values Across Landscapes
  Wagner, Tom
An Agency Approach to Resource Management Plans (Presented on behalf of Corey Mason)
 

Realistic Expectations

  Casey, Frank
Valuing and Compensating Environmental Services from Wisconsin Agricultural Landscapes: The Role of Private Markets
  Chow, Lien
Impacts of Intensive Potato Production on Water Yield and Sediment Load (Black Brook Experimental Watershed: 1992-2002)
  Gassman, Philip
Simulation of Conservation Practice Adoption and Water Quality Impacts in an Iowa CEAP Watershed with SWAT
  Green, Thomas
BMP Challenge: Protecting Corn Farmers Who Adopt BMPs From Yield and Income Risk, and Documenting Economic and Environmental Outcomes
  Huffman, Ted
Soil Cover Change: Cropping Intensification vs. Conservation Tillage
  Manale, Andrew
Adaptive Management and CEAP: Linking Project Management with Better Accountability
  Muller, Mark
Maximizing Conservation Benefits from the 1997 Farm Bill: Holistic Policy Options from an NGO
  Owens, Lloyd
Multi-Year Change in Water Quality From Small, Single Use Pasture Watersheds
  Parry, Roberta
The Effluent Limitations Guidelines and NPDES Permit Regulations for CAFO's (Presented on behalf of Allison Wiedeman)
  Randall, Gyles
Using Small-Plot Research Information to Guide Development of Conservation Practice Research at the Watershed Scale
  Reeder, Randall
Soil Management Practices to Reduce Erosion and Improve Soil Quality
  Richards, Pete
Detecting Water Quality Responses to Land Management Changes: Why Is It so Difficult?
  Schaible, Glenn
CEAP-ARMS: Evidence on Conservation Practice Adoption from an Integrated National Survey
  Schilling, Keith
Evaluating the Timeframe for Measuring Changes in Stream Nitrate Concentrations from Large-Scale Land Use Change
  Shipitalo, Martin
Long-Term Watershed Studies of Conservation Tillage Highlight the Impact of Infrequent Events on Sediment and Herbicide Transport
  Smith, Patrick
Assessing the Biodiversity Benefits of Farmland Revegetation in the Western Australian Wheatbelt
  Tomer, Mark
Conservation Practices and Water Quality in the Iowa River's South Fork Watershed
  Wolock, David
Transport of Agricultural Chemicals: Estimating Lag Times in Different Hydrologic Environments
  Yuan, Yongping
AnnAGNPS Application for Beasley Lake Watershed Conservation Practices Assessment
 

Conference Resources:
Abstracts & Presentations

  Full Program with Abstracts
108-page conference program, including abstracts for all of the oral and poster presentations offered at the workshop.
  Presentation Schedule
The presentations below are listed alphabetically by presenter, in the category in which they were offered. If you're not sure who the presenter was, but remember when you saw them, you can download a copy of the presentation schedule here.
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Workshop Posters

  #02 - Eckles, S. Diane
Integrating adaptive management into the Conservation Effects Assessment Project Wetlands National Assessment Component - A pilot investigation in the Prairie Pothole Region of the U.S.
  #03 - Farrand, Todd
Environmental benefits of Conservation Reserve Program buffers
  #04 - Franzluebbers, Alan
Stratification of soil organic carbon and its impact on environmental quality.
  #05 - French, Joe
Carbon Sequestered in Bison Ranges of South Dakota
  #11 - Meays, Cindy
Bacterial source tracking and land-use: determining the sources of E. coli in 4 watersheds in B.C. from their headwaters to lower elevation sites using ribotyping.
  #34 - Mueller-Warrant, George
Developing an Historical Landuse Record for Sub-Basins of the Calapooia River Watershed in Oregon.
  #35 - Nolin, Michel
The significance of soil variability across twin watersheds in assessing the impact of agricultural practices on water quality: within the Bras d'Henri basin, Quebec, Canada.
  #37 - Parry, Roberta
USDA's Conservation Effects Assessment Program (CEAP) Poster.
  #38 - Smiley, Peter
An experimental approach to assess the influence of nutrient and pesticide practices on headwater agricultural watersheds in central Ohio
  #46 - Fouss, James
Drainage Water Management as a BMP to Reduce Nitrate Loss from Cropland to Surface Waters in the Mississippi River Basin and the Hypoxic Zone in the Gulf.
  #54 - Merriman, Katherine
A Tool for Estimating Best Management Practice Effectiveness in Arkansas.
  #55 - Oman, Dean
Using NRI simulation modeling to identify potential priority cropland acres for conservation program implementation.
  #65 - Christiansen, Daniel
Surface water modeling in support of establishment of total maximum daily loads for nitrate in the Cedar River Basin, Iowa
  #66 - Drewes, Tom
Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) Watershed Studies.
  #67 - Gedikoglu, Haluk
Adoption of Manure Management Practices: The Case of Manure Testing.
 
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