2014 VWMC Conference

“Exploring Emerging Water Issues”

Henrico County Training Center, Henrico, Va.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014


Virginia Conservation Assistance Program

Nicola McGoff, Conservation Technician, Thomas Jefferson Soil and Water Conservation District

Planning for Scarcity: Water Resource Planning in Virginia
Tammy Stephenson, Program Coordinator, Office of Water Supply, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

Wetlands and Climate Change Impacts
Skip Stiles, Executive Director, Wetlands Watch

Nutrients and Algal Blooms: Developing Water Quality Standards for the James River

Paul Bukaveckas, PhD, aquatic ecologist and Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University

Supporting Water Policy Decisions using WQX and the Water Quality Portal
Charles Kovatch, Environmental Scientist, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Fish Tissue and Sediment Contaminants Monitoring Program Overview

Rick Browder, Sampling Coordinator, Fish Tissue and Sediment Monitoring Program, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

Chesterfield County Rain Garden Program

Lorne Field, Environmental Outreach Coordinator, Chesterfield County

Refining the Industrial and High Risk Runoff Program
Takisha Cannon, Ecologist III, Stormwater Planning Division, Fairfax County Department of Public Works & Environmental Services


Thank you to our conference organizers and sponsors!