2017 Great Lakes Sedimentation Workshop – 11/01/17 @ U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Chicago District

November 1, 2017 November 2, 2017

Over the past several years, the Great Lakes Commission has convened an annual meeting of the Great Lakes Tributary Modeling Program partners. These meetings have provided an opportunity for federal, state, NGO, university and private sector partners to come together to discuss priorities for Great Lakes soil conservation, sedimentation, nonpoint source pollution prevention, control, and planning.

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Nonpoint Source Pollution Impacts on Nearshore Health: Federal Partners Updates

Santina Wortman and Danielle Greene, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency – Great Lakes National Program Office

Rick Duff, U.S. Department of Agriculture – Natural Resources Conservation Service 

Bill Richardson, U.S. Geological Survey 

Brandon Krumwiede, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Update

USACE Completed Models, Special Studies, Other Program Updates, and Emerging Issues

David Bucaro, USACE – Chicago District, Coastal Resiliency

Alex Hoxsie, USACE – Chicago District, Great Lakes Sediment Budgets

Jim Selegean, USACE – Detroit District

Megan Royal, USACE – Detroit District, Sediment Delivery Lag Time Study

Panel: Analyzing Sediment and Nutrient Loadings in Tributaries of the Great Lakes

Jason Berner, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Stormwater Calculator

Dustin Goering, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration – National Weather Service, Phosphorus Risk Runoff Tool

Mari-Vaughn Johnson, U.S. Department of Agriculture – Natural Resources Conservation Service, Update on Western Lake Erie Basin CEAP Assessment

Panel: Phosphorus Optimal Wetlands – One Year Later

Derek Schlea, LimnoTech, Summary of location and design criteria to date

Dr. Christopher Winslow, Ohio Sea Grant, Impact of legacy phosphorus on the Lake Erie 40% reduction goal

Dr. Jacob Berkowitz, USACE – ERDC

Panel: Creating Partnerships in the Great Lakes Region – State Priorities for Sediment Management

Dan Breneman, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

Debi Beck, Ohio Department of Natural Resources