Speaker Presentations

Click on any of the links below to view a presentation from the 2010 St. Johns River Summit in Jacksonville, Florida.

Challenges:  Springs

Local Approaches to Springs Protection and Restoration
Connie Bersok, Florida Department of Environmental Protection

Citizens Working to Protect a Small Springfed River System and its Resources
Patricia Harden, Friends of the Wekiva

Restoration/Protection - Florida's Sacred Springs
Robert L. Knight, PhD, Florida Springs Institute

Challenges:  Proposed Dredging

History of Dredging in the St. Johns River
Dean Campbell, St. Johns River Water Management District

Economic Benefits of Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Project
Joe R. Miller, Jacksonville Port Authority

Jacksonville Harbor Navigation Studies and Impact Assessments
Steve Ross, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Water Conservation:  Savor Every Drop

Water Conservation:  Tools and Targets for the Next 10 Years
Hal Wilkening, PE, St. Johns River Water Management District

Techniques to Change the Behavior of Water Consumers
Paul Monaghan, PhD, University of Florida

Local Examples of Successes and Challenges in Achieving Water Conservation
Wendy Nero, CH2M Hill

New Science:  What We Need to Know

Hydrology Panel

Water Quality Panel

Ecology Panel

Locally Resourceful Tourism for a Sustainable River Economy

National and State Trail Trends:  Meeting Public Demand and Transforming Communities
Jim Wood, Florida Office of Greenways and Trails
Jill Stewart, Visit Florida

Seminole County Trails:  The Gateway to a Healthier Economy
Bryan Nipe, Seminole County

Transit and Trails:  Florida's FEC Opportunity
Kim Delaney, PhD, Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council

Health Benefits of Trails
Brent N. Fulton, MD, Green Acres Medical Exercise Associates

Trails:  A Developer's Perspective
Christopher Pilinko, The PARC Group

Challenges:  Sea Level Rise

Sea Level Rise in the St. Johns River
Scott C. Hagen, PhD, University of Central Florida

Lessons Learned from the Everglades Sea Level Rise Assessments and Methods
Kris Esterson, PG, PBS&J
Glenn Landers, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Challenges:  Reconciling Water Supply Issues

Case Study:  Central Florida Coordination Area - Lessons Learned
Hal Wilkening, PE, St. Johns River Water Management District

Addressing Public Water Supply Challenges
David Richardson, PE, Gainesville Regional Utility

American Heritage River Initiative:  Examples From Other Programs

Lessons Learned from the Hudson River
Vinny Tamagna, Hudson River Navigator

Watershed and Community Restoration:  Lessons Learned from the Cuyahoga - American Heritage River
Jim White, Cuyahoga River Navigator

The New River and Ecotourism
Beth Cade, New River Navigator

Challenges:  Numeric Nutrient Criteria

Status of EPA-Developed Numeric Nutrient Criteria in Florida
Annie Godfrey, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

DEP's Perspectives on EPA's Proposed Numeric Nutrient Criteria
Daryll Joyner, Florida Department of Environmental Protection

Local Implications and Activities in Response to the Proposed Numeric Nutrient Criteria
Andrew Ames, St. Johns County

Implications for Agricultural Operations from the Proposed Numeric Nutrient Criteria
Danny Johns, Blue Sky Farms

Utility Customer Impacts from the Proposed Numeric Nutrient Criteria
Paul Steinbrecher, PE, JEA

Challenges:  Lakes and Tributaries Siltation

Stormwater Sediment and Erosion Control
Melissa Long, Florida Department of Environmental Protection

City of Jacksonville Erosion and Sedimentation Control Program
Ebenezer Gujjarlapudi, PE, City of Jacksonville

Federal Efforts to Remove and Manage Sediments from the SJRr: Big Fishweir Creek Ecosystem Restoration Project
Mike Hollingsworth, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Historic and Cultural Issues

Historic and Cultural Resources
Nancy Maddox

Riverside Avondale:  Preserving and Promoting an Historic Community on the St. Johns River
Carmen Goodwin, Riverside Avondale Preservation

Our St. Johns:  Magic, Myth, and Mayhem
Bill Belleville, Author

Florida's American Heritage River:  Images from the St. Johns Region
Mallory O'Connor, Santa Fe Community College

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