BACK TO AGENDA 

B session
Design and Implementation Innovations
Moderator:  Jason Vogel, PHD,  Director
Oklahoma Water Survey, University of Oklahoma

8:30 am
The Critical and Challenging Nature of Wetland Restoration Water Budget Analysis
Lee W. Forbes, P.E., D.WRE, SWCA Environmental Consultants, Houston, Texas

8:55 am
Passive Hydrologic Control Structures in Wetland Restoration – Their Necessity and Design Process
Lee W. Forbes, P.E., D.WRE, SWCA Environmental Consultants, Houston, Texas

9:20 am
Katy Prairie Stream Restoration: An Illustrative Use of Stream Restoration to Create Resilient Ecosystems
George Athanasakes, Stantec Consulting Services Inc, Louisville, KY

9:45 am
Stream Restoration Best Management Practices, aka, Stream Restoration Design Philosophies
Christine Blackwelder, Wildlands Engineering, Inc., Charlotte, NC

10:10 am    
Break in the Exhibit Hall

10:30 am
From Cow Trough to Babbling Brook: 
Design-Build Restoration and Stream Mitigation on Tonyard Creek, Tyler, TX

Brett Jordan, HydroGeo Designs LLC, Houston, TX

10:55 am
Lessons Learned in Planning and Practice: Using the “Ecotone Way” to Advance Sustainable Restoration Techniques
Clay Word, Ecotone, Inc., Forest Hill, MD

11:20 am
Construction Techniques That Will Improve the Resiliency, Sustainability, and Efficiency of your Restoration Efforts
Rich Berkey, Director of Construction, Ecotone, Inc., Forest Hill, MD

11:45 am     
Adjourn

12:00 pm   
Lunch Provided