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SESSION C
Protection and Restoration of Ephemeral Streams, Springs, and Endangered Species

Moderators:  Kristen Wickert and Rebecca Chavez

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8:25 am
Ephemeral Streams in the Texas Blackland Prairie Region
– Jason Claudio-Diaz, Kimley – Horn and Associates, Inc., Charlotte, NC
Diaz’s Presentation 

8:50 am
Stream Restoration in Ephemeral Gullies: Water Quality and Quantity Benefits
–  Joe Berg, Biohabitats, Inc., Baltimore, MD
Berg’s Presentation

9:15 am
Degradation and Restoration of the Urban Reach of the Santa Fe River
– Neil Williams, Biohabitats, Inc. Santa Fe, NM
Williams’ Presentation

9:40 am
Oil and Gas Development near South Texas Ephemeral Streams, and the Best Management Practices to Protect these Water Resources
– Misti Johnson, Atkins North America, San Antonio, TX
Johnson’s Presentation

10:10     Break

10:30 am
Restoration of Native Submersed Aquatic Vegetation for an Endangered Fish Species
– Casey Williams and Nick Porter, BIO WEST, Round Rock, TX
Williams’ Presentation

10:55 am
Daylighting Spring Discharge to Recreate Endangered Species Habitat
–  Lauren Ross, Glenrose Engineering, Inc., Austin, TX
Ross’ Presentation

11:20 am
An Assessment of Long Term and Seasonal Changes in the Hydrology of the Rio Grande and Related Springs in the Big Bend to Amistad Reach
–  Jonas Ball, Sul Ross State University, Alpine, TX
Ball’s Presentation

11:45 am
Questions & Discussion

12:10 pm
Lunch Provided & Drawing for an iPad