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Mississippi River Report Card whole watershed report card workshop newsletter (Page 1)

Mississippi River Report Card whole watershed report card workshop newsletter

Suzanne Webster, Brianne Walsh, Caroline Donovan, Bill Dennison, Heath Kelsey, Bill Nuttle, Jane Thomas ·
24 September 2014

The America's Watershed Initiative concluded the series of workshops in the five basins with a meeting in Arlington, Virginia to discuss the integration of basin results into the overall watershed results. The meeting also addressed issues that are applicable at the scale of the entire watershed, but that were not evident from the basin workshops. This meeting built on the results of the workshops held in each of the basins in the watershed over the previous year.

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Missouri River Basin report card workshop newsletter (Page 1)

Missouri River Basin report card workshop newsletter

Nicole Lehmer, Brianne Walsh, Jane Thomas, Caroline Donovan, Heath Kelsey, Bill Dennison, Bill Nuttle ·
24 September 2014

The America's Watershed Initiative Report Card project continued with regional workshops for the Missouri River Basin, held in Rapid City, South Dakota, May 22–23, 2014 and in Kansas City, Missouri, August 26, 2014. At the workshop, stakeholders and experts from social, economic, and environmental sectors identified easily understood and transparent ways to measure status and trends for the Missouri River Basin in relation to six broad goals.

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Arkansas River and Red River Basins report card workshop newsletter (Page 1)

Arkansas River and Red River Basins report card workshop newsletter

Bill Dennison, Heath Kelsey, Jane Thomas, Caroline Donovan, Bill Nuttle ·
14 July 2014

The America's Watershed Initiative Report Card project continued with a regional workshop for the Arkansas River and Red River Basins, held in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on May 14–15, 2014. At the workshop, stakeholders and experts from social, economic, and environmental sectors identified easily understood and transparent ways to measure status and trends for the Arkansas River and Red River Basins in relation to six broad goals.

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Lower Mississippi River Basin report card workshop newsletter (Page 1)

Lower Mississippi River Basin report card workshop newsletter

Bill Dennison, Heath Kelsey, Jane Thomas, Caroline Donovan, Brianne Walsh, Bill Nuttle ·
21 May 2014

The America's Watershed Initiative Report Card project continued with a regional workshop for the Lower Mississippi River Basin, held in Memphis, Tennessee, on March 25-26, 2014. At the workshop, stakeholders and experts from social, economic, and environmental sectors identified easily understood and transparent ways to measure status and trends for the Lower Mississippi River Basin in relation to six broad goals.

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Ohio River Basin report card workshop newsletter (Page 1)

Ohio River Basin report card workshop newsletter

Bill Dennison, Heath Kelsey, Jane Thomas, Caroline Donovan, Brianne Walsh, Bill Nuttle ·
4 February 2014

The America's Watershed Initiative Report Card project continued with a regional workshop for the Ohio River Basin, held near Cincinnati, Ohio, on December 12–13, 2013. At the workshop, stakeholders and experts from social, economic, and environmental sectors identified easily understood and transparent ways to measure status and trends for the Ohio River Basin in relation to six broad goals.

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Upper Mississippi River Sub-Basin report card workshop newsletter (Page 1)

Upper Mississippi River Sub-Basin report card workshop newsletter

Bill Dennison, Heath Kelsey, Caroline Donovan, Tracey Saxby, Jane Thomas, Bill Nuttle ·
22 November 2013

The America's Watershed Initiative Report Card project began with a regional workshop for the Upper Mississippi River Sub-Basin, held in Moline, Illinois on September 11–12, 2013. At the workshop, stakeholders and experts from social, economic, and environmental sectors identified easily understood and transparent ways to measure status and trends for the Upper Mississippi River Sub-Basin in relation to six broad goals.

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Stormwater Management (Page 1)

Stormwater Management

Jane Hawkey, Simon Costanzo, Michael Williams ·
5 August 2013

The Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays Trust Fund newsletter describes the factors that affect the water quantity and water quality of stormwater. It features one Best Management Practice, a Regenerative Stormwater Conveyance System, and provides the monitoring results from that case study in Anne Arundel County, Maryland.

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Resiliency and water resources management: Water supply in a changing climate (Page 1)

Resiliency and water resources management: Water supply in a changing climate

Marcus Griswold, Caroline Donovan ·
23 July 2013

Maryland citizens are blessed with an abundant supply of water. However, many water systems are already stressed during droughts, and infrastructure damage and water contamination occurs during floods. Future population growth will combine with increasingly variable weather patterns to place more communities at risk of property damage, regulatory liabilities and uncertain access to drinking water.

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Best Management Practices: Preserving clean water in a changing climate (Page 1)

Best Management Practices: Preserving clean water in a changing climate

Marcus Griswold, Caroline Donovan ·
22 July 2013

Risk management is critical in any restoration project. Risks include those associated with climate patterns, such as more intense storms, as well as those associated with land use change, site selection, and design. Addressing these risks in conjunction with ongoing restoration efforts will prepare communities for greater variability and may result in cost savings and reduced risk. Best Management Practices (BMPs) should be sited and designed with climate change impacts in mind.

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