Water, Wetlands & Watersheds Seminar

Spring 2015 Schedule

Wednesdays, 11:45 – 12:35 PM, Phelps Lab 101
Brown bag (bring lunch if you’d like), the public is welcome & students may register for 1 credit:
ENV 6935, SWS 4932, SWS 6931, or online: contact mjsisk@ufl.edu for section #

7Mark Brown, Professor, Environmental Engineering Sciences, UF
Mark Clark, Associate Professor, SWS
Introduction…food for thought
14Steven Noll, Master Lecturer, History Department, UFDitch of Dreams: The Cross Florida Barge Canal & the struggle for Florida’s future (pdf)
21Martha Monroe, Professor, Extension Specialist, School of Forest Resources and Conservation, UFCan education change behavior? (pdf)
28Linda Cronin Jones, Associate Professor of Science and Environmental Education, College of Education, UFPromoting youth and adult global water awareness, literacy, and conservation behavior: Challenges and opportunities (pdf)
4Marc Kramer, Associate Professor, Soil and Water Science Department, UFEmerging land use practices in the Southeast: Implications for restoration and excess nitrate leaching in the region
11Jason Seitz, recent MS graduate, Soil and Water Science Department, UFStream-mediated dispersal mechanisms of invasive plants and the implications for management of natural areas
18Terry Pride, Office of Agricultural Water Policy, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer ServicesWater policy and planning – Illusions and realities
25Rishi Prasad, Postdoctoral Associate, Agronomy DepartmentEnvironmental nitrogen loading rates from typical crop production system in Suwanee River Basin: Opportunities and challenges (audio only)
11James Nifong, Postdoctoral Fellow, Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, School of Forest Resources and Conservation, UFFrom amphipods to alligators: Food web structure in Florida spring-fed rivers
18Miles Medina, Ph.D. student, Dept. of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, UFAssessing plant growth, water quality and economic effects from application of a plant-based aquafeed in a recirculating aquaponic system
25Robert K. Bonde, Research Biologist – Sirenia Project, Southeast Ecological Science Center, U.S. Geological SurveyThe Florida Manatee: Biology and conservation
1Beth Middleton, Research Ecologist, USGS National Wetlands Research Center, Lafayette, LAThe wind and the salt: Reassembly of coastal vegetation following hurricanes
8Mary Beth Litrico, Masters student, Landscape Architecture, UFThe feasibility of multi-functional stormwater basins
15Alexa Lamm, Assistant Professor, Associate Director, Center for Public Issues Education, UFPublic perceptions of water issues and awareness of water policy in Florida