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Applied River Science and Restoration Strategy Development
Some of the most gratifying and substantive work that I do revolves around outreach to both technical and non-technical audiences. Here are some recent examples:·
Invited Speaker, March 2017: Northern Region US Forest Service Drought Workshop: “Hydrologic Connectivity in Restoration Design”, March 2017, Choteau, Montana.
Invited Speaker, 83rd Annual Fall Water School: “Resource Recovery Following 2011 Musselshell River Flood”, September 2016, Bozeman Montana.
Invited Speaker: 2015 Montana Legislative Water Policy Interim Committee: Testified on impacts of fill on wetlands and streams by request of a state legislator, September 2, 2015.
Invited Speaker: Enhancing Streamflows through Shallow Aquifer Recharge—sponsored by Montana DNRC in October 2015. Meeting consisted of agency, non-profit, and private Montana professionals to discuss concepts of natural water storage in Montana. Presented “Practical Mapping, Channel Migration, and Floodplains: Considering Connectivity and SAR in Stream Restoration Strategy Development”.
Invited Speaker: 2015 Symposium on Restoration in a Contaminated Environment: Lessons Learned and Challenges in Moving Forward Part II, April, 2015. Presented on “Floodplain Connectivity in Restoration Design” as requested by the Montana Department of Justice Natural Resource Damage Program.
2012 Summer Watershed Forum: Tools for Healthy Watersheds, Montana Watershed Coordination Council, August 16-17, 2012, Helena, MT: Protection: Channel Migration Zones: Considering Risks and Protecting Floodplains.
Plenary Speaker: 2012 Western Planner APA Chapter Conference, Billings, MT: Yellowstone River Channel Migration Study Project: Two-hour presentation made at Western Planning Conference, with attendees from 12 western states.