Water, Wetlands & Watersheds Seminar

Spring 2008 Schedule

Wednesdays 11:45 – 12:35 pm, Phelps Lab Seminar Room
Public is welcome & Students may register for 1 credit: SOS 6932, sec.9241 OR ENV 6935, sec.8391

9Mark Brown, Interim Director, Center for WetlandsIntroduction… food for thought
16Katherine C. Ewel, Professor Emerita, UF School of Forest Resources and ConservationTropical Coastal Landscapes: Broadening our Horizons
23Cynthia Barnett, author, “Mirage: Florida and the Vanishing Water of the Eastern U.S.”Water scarcity in a land of plenty
30Mark Brenner, Assoc. Professor, UF Geological Sciences Department & Director, Land Use and Environmental Change Institute (LUECI)The Lake Peten-Itza Drilling Program: New Methods for Studying Past Environments
6H. Carl Fitz, Assistant Professor of Landscape Ecology, UF Soil and Water Science Department (Ft. Laud. Res. & Education Center)Florida Department of Transportation Wetland Mitigation Program at the Southwest Florida Water Management District
13Mark M. Brown, PWS, CPSS, Senior Environmental Scientist, SWFWMD & Mitigation Program Manager, FDOTFlorida Department of Transportation Wetland Mitigation Program at the Southwest Florida Water Management District
20Mary Jane Angelo, Associate Professor of Law, UFRecent Developments in Federal Wetlands Law
26Roy R. “Robin” Lewis III, Certified Professional Wetlands Scientist; Member, Board of Directors, Putnam County Environmental CouncilChanges in the Ocklawaha River Watershed and Their Potential Impact on Forested Floodplain Plant Communities – Request for Research Assistance
5Danielle Watts, Doctoral candidate, UF School of Natural Resource and EnvironmentEnvironmental clues for Everglades alternative stable states: the ridge/slough mosaic
19Sherry Brandt-Williams, Ph.D., Environmental Scientist V , St. Johns Water Mgmt. DistrictDevelopment of pollutant load reduction goals for impaired waters
26BJ Bukata, Environmental Scientist
Alan Foley, Water Resources Engineer, Jones Edmunds & Associates
Several Stormwater Retrofit Case Studies in Florida Using Treatment Wetlands
2Jim Jawitz, Associate Professor, UF Soil and Water Science DepartmentMechanistic modeling of water and nutrient dynamics in wetlands
9Sue Newman, Senior Supervising Environmental Scientist, Marsh Ecology Research Group, Everglades Division, South FL Water Mgmt. DistrictCan we restore function to nutrient enriched areas of the Everglades?:
The Cattail Habitat Improvement Project
16Jim Weimer, Biologist, Paynes Prairie Reserve State Park
Carol Lippincott Ph.D., Program Manager, St. Johns River Water Mgmt. District
Sweetwater Branch / Paynes Prairie Sheetflow Restoration Project
23John Hendrickson, Environmental Scientist, St. Johns River Water Management DistrictCharacterizing N-enriched Spring Run Load Change Following Reservoir Removal and Effect on a N-limited Blackwater River:
Developing a Framework for Mitigating the Lower Ocklawaha River Restoration