Wetland Program Plans Project Webinars


2013 [2012]

Held Tuesday, June 18, 2013  2:00 p.m. EST

INTRODUCTION

PRESENTER

Regulation: Oregon's State Regulatory Program for Wetlands and Waterways Conservation [POWERPOINT PRESENTATION]

  • Bill Ryan, Assistant Director, Wetlands and Waterway Conservation Division, Oregon Department of State Lands

ABSTRACT

The presentation discussed an outline of the existing regulatory program, the process Oregon Department of State Lands followed to develop the regulatory element of the strategic plan, and recent program improvement and regulatory streamlining efforts.

Part 1: Introduction: Jeanne Christie, Association of State Wetland Managers 
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Part 1: Introduction: Jeanne Christie, Association of State Wetland Managers
Presenter: Bill Ryan Assistant Director, Wetlands and Waterway Conservation Division, Oregon Department of State Lands

Part 2: Presenter: Bill Ryan, Oregon Department of State Lands
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Part 2: Presenter: Bill Ryan, Oregon Department of State Lands

Part 3: Presenter: Bill Ryan, Oregon Department of State Lands
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Part 3: Presenter: Bill Ryan, Oregon Department of State Lands

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Part 1: Introduction: Jeanne Christie, Association of  State Wetland Managers 
Part 2: Presenter: Bill Ryan, Oregon Department of State Lands
Part 3: Presenter: Bill Ryan, Oregon Department of State Lands
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State and Regional Wetland Restoration Strategies

Held Tuesday, May 21, 2013 – 2:00-3:30 p.m. EST

INTRODUCTION

PRESENTERS

  • Happy American Wetlands Month – Dave Evans, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency [POWERPOINT PRESENTATION]
  • State Wetland Restoration Programs – Jeanne Christie, Association of State Wetland Managers [POWERPOINT PRESENTATION
  • Targeting Wetland Restoration Outreach  Matt Meersman, Friends of the St. Joe River Association [POWERPOINT PRESENTATION]

ABTRACTS

Restoration Programs are one of the four core elements identified in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agencies Enhancing State and Tribal Programs Initiative.  Historically, the majority of voluntary restoration program activities have occurred through large federal programs such as the North American Waterfowl Conservation Act, Partners for Wildlife and the Wetlands Reserve Program.  However, states and tribes can play important roles in the implementation of these programs as well as developing and implementing state programs.  Jeanne provided an overview of how current state wetland program plans address the wetland restoration core element. 

Matt Meersman, President of the Friends of the St. Joe River Association, highlighted a project identifying high priority wetlands and restoration sites based on water quality functional data.  Not all wetlands are created equal; this project is providing information to support a strategic approach to restoration and protection in one of the largest watersheds of the Great Lakes.  You will learn about a process that is helping watershed groups promote wetland restoration/protection to individual landowners and assisting local communities in planning for future development while minimizing the negative impacts on water quality.

Part 1: Introduction: Jeanne Christie, Association of State Wetland Managers 
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Part 1: Introduction: Jeanne Christie, Association of State Wetland Managers
Presenter: Dave Evans, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Part 2: Presenter: Jeanne Christie, Association of State Wetland Managers
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Part 2: Presenter: Jeanne Christie, Association of State Wetland Managers

Part 3: Presenter: Matt Meersman, Friends of the St. Joe River Association
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Part 3: Presenter: Matt Meersman, Friends of the St. Joe River Association

Part 4: Presenter: Matt Meersman, Friends of the St. Joe River Association Questions/Answers
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Part 4: Presenter: Matt Meersman, Friends of the St. Joe River Association
Questions & Answers

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Part 1: Introduction: Jeanne Christie, Association of  State Wetland Managers 
Part 2: Presenter: Jeanne Christie, Association of State Wetland Managers
Part 3: Presenter: Matt Meersman, Friends of the St. Joe River Association
Part 4: Presenter: Matt Meersman, Friends of the St. Joe River Association Questions/Answers
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Held Tuesday, March 19-21, 2013

ASWM Annual State/Federal Coordination Workshop 

A number of presentations at this workshop addressed integration of the core elements.  Thursday morning March 21 focused on how to use monitoring and assessment data to support decision making in other core elements.


Held Tuesday, February 19, 2013 – 1:30 p.m. EST, 12:30 CST, 11:30 MST and 10:30 PST

Your Wetland Program Plan as a Sustainable Finance Tool

INTRODUCTION

Jeanne Christie, Association of State Wetland Managers

PRESENTER

ABSTRACT

This session examined how your wetland program plan can be an important tool to gain support for sustainable financing for your program activities.  First, they examined how finance can be integrated into wetland program plans, including examples from actual plans. Then, they discussed how wetland program plans can be crafted to increase the likelihood of securing appropriated funds and grants.

Part 1: Introduction: Jeanne Christie, Association of State Wetland Managers Presenter: Glenn Barnes, University of North Carolina
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Part 1: Introduction: Jeanne Christie, Association of State Wetland Managers
Presenter: Glenn Barnes, University of North Carolina

Part 2: Presenter: Glenn Barnes, University of North Carolina
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Part 2: Presenter: Glenn Barnes, University of North Carolina

Part 3: Questions & Answers
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Part 3: Questions & Answers

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Part 1: Introduction: Jeanne Christie, Association of State Wetland Managers Presenter: Glenn Barnes, University of North Carolina
Part 2: Presenter: Glenn Barnes, University of North Carolina
Part 3: Questions & Answers
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HeldTuesday, January 15, 2013 – 2:00 p.m. EST – postponed until April 16

Regulation: Identifying common characteristics of a good regulatory program plan


2012 


Held Tuesday, July 17, 2012 
– 2:00 p.m. EST


Held Tuesday, August 21, 2012 – 2:00 p.m. EST

Held Tuesday, September 18, 2012 – 2:00 p.m. EST

Assessment and Monitoring: Identifying common characteristics of a good assessment and monitoring plan

INTRODUCTION

PRESENTERS 

Part 1: Introduction: Jeanne Christie, Association of State Wetland Managers Presenter: Jeanne DiFranco, Maine Department of Environmental Protection
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Part 1: Introduction: Jeanne Christie, Association of State Wetland Managers
Presenter: Jeanne DiFranco, Maine Department of Environmental Protection

Part 2: Joanna Lemly, Colorado Natural Heritage Program
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Part 2: Presenter: Joanna Lemly, Colorado Natural Heritage Program

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Part 1: Introduction: Jeanne Christie, Association of State Wetland Managers Presenter:  Jeanne DiFranco, Maine Department of Environmental Protection
Part 2: Joanna Lemly, Colorado Natural Heritage Program
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Held Tuesday, October 16, 2012 – 2:00 p.m. EST

Communication (General) – Using a WPP as an effective communication tool.  Identifying other successful communication approaches that have been used

INTRODUCTION

  • Jeanne Christie, Association of State Wetland Managers

PRESENTERS

  • Discussion on Outreach and Communication in Wetland Program Plans – Dave Davis, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
  • Advancing Blended Value – Joe Starinchak, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service [POWERPOINT PRESENTATION]

Part 1: Introduction: Jeanne Christie, Association of State Wetland Managers Presenter: Dave Davis, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
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Part 1: Introduction: Jeanne Christie, Association of State Wetland Managers
Presenter: Dave Davis, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

Part 2: Joe Starinchak, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
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Part 2: Joe Starinchak, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Part 3: Discussion
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Part 3: Discussion

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Part 1: Introduction: Jeanne Christie, Association of State Wetland Managers Presenter:  Dave Davis, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
Part 2: Joe Starinchak, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Part 3: Discussion
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Held Tuesday, October 23, 2012 – 2:00 p.m. EST

Water Words That Work Make a splash with your communications! Relearn the language that everyday citizens use and you’ll become more confident and successful as you set out to enlighten the uninformed and persuade the undecided to take a stand or take action on behalf of our rivers, lakes, and oceans. 

INTRODUCTION

  • Jeanne Christie, Association of State Wetland Managers

PRESENTER

Part 1: Introduction: Jeanne Christie, Association of State Wetland Managers; Presenter: Erik Eckl , Water Words That Work
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Part 1: Introduction: Jeanne Christie, Association of State Wetland Managers
Presenter: Erik Eckl, Water Words That Work

What is a Watershed?
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What is a Watershed?

Part 2: Presenter: Erik Eckl, Water Words That Work
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Part 2: Presenter: Erik Eckl, Water Words That Work

Environmental Awareness - Video From Hawaii
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Environmental Awareness - Video From Hawaii

Part 3: Presenter: Erik Eckl, Water Words That Work
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Part 3: Presenter: Erik Eckl, Water Words That Work

Environmental Awareness - Video from Tennessee
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Environmental Awareness - Video from Tennessee

Part 4: Presenter: Erik Eckl, Water Words That Work
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Part 4: Presenter: Erik Eckl, Water Words That Work

Part 5: Presenter: Erik Eckl, Water Words That Work
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Part 5: Presenter: Erik Eckl, Water Words That Work

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Part 1: Introduction: Jeanne Christie, Association of State Wetland Managers;  Presenter:  Erik Eckl , Water Words That Work
What is a Watershed?
Part 2: Presenter: Erik Eckl, Water Words That Work
Environmental Awareness - Video From Hawaii
Part 3: Presenter: Erik Eckl, Water Words That Work
Environmental Awareness - Video from Tennessee
Part 4: Presenter: Erik Eckl, Water Words That Work
Part 5: Presenter: Erik Eckl, Water Words That Work
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Schuykill Project

Four Everyday Citizens

 


Held uesday, November 20 – 2:00 p.m. EST

Water Quality Standards for Wetlands: Identifying common characteristics of a good WQS plan

INTRODUCTION

  • Jeanne Christie, Association of State Wetland Managers

PRESENTERS

  • Exploring the Need and Feasibility of Modifying Montana's Water Quality Standards to Improve the Protection of Wetlands and Water Quality – Randy Apfelbeck, Montana Department of Environmental Quality  [POWERPOINT PRESENTATION]
  • Assessing the Criteria for Water Quality Standards for Wetlands in New Mexico – Shelly Barnes, New Mexico Environment Department  [POWERPOINT PRESENTATION]
  • California Wetland and Riparian Area Protection Policy – Bill Orme, California State Water Resources Control Board [POWERPOINT PRESENTATION]
Part 1: Introduction: Jeanne Christie, Association of State Wetland Managers ; Presenter: Randy Apfelbeck, Montana Department of Environmental Quality
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Part 1: Introduction: Jeanne Christie, Association of State Wetland Managers
Presenter: Randy Apfelbeck, Montana Department of Environmental Quality

Part 2: Presenter: Shelly Barnes, NM Environment Departmen
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Part 2: Presenter: Shelly Barnes, New Mexico Environment Department

Part 3: Bill Orme, CA State Water Resources Control Boards
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Part 3: Bill Orme, California State Water Resources Control Boards

Part 4: Questions & Answers
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Part 4: Questions & Answers

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Part 1: Introduction: Jeanne Christie, Association of State Wetland Managers ; Presenter:  Randy Apfelbeck, Montana Department of Environmental Quality
Part 2: Presenter: Shelly Barnes, NM Environment Departmen
Part 3: Bill Orme, CA State Water Resources Control Boards
Part 4: Questions & Answers
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 Tuesday, December 18 – 2:00 p.m. EST

Communication with State Legislatures

INTRODUCTION

  • Jeanne Christie, Association of State Wetland Managers

PRESENTER

  • Minnesota Wetland Protection and Restoration Programs – Rep. Rick Hansen, Minnesota House of Representatives [POWERPOINT PRESENTATION]
Part 1: Introduction: Jeanne Christie, Association of State Wetland Managers; Presenter: Rick Hansen, MN House of Representatives
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Part 1: Introduction: Jeanne Christie, Association of State Wetland Managers
Presenter: Rick Hansen, Minnesota House of Representatives

Part 2: Presenter: ick Hansen, MN House of Representatives
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Part 2: Presenter: Rick Hansen, Minnesota House of Representatives

Part 3: Presenter: ick Hansen, MN House of Representatives
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Part 3: Presenter: Rick Hansen, Minnesota House of Representatives

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Part 1: Introduction: Jeanne Christie, Association of State Wetland Managers;  Presenter:  Rick Hansen, MN House of Representatives
Part 2: Presenter: ick Hansen, MN House of Representatives
Part 3: Presenter: ick Hansen, MN House of Representatives
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