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    • The partnership for a sustainable Georgia and environmental leadership in Georgia agriculture 

      Speir, Robert A. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2009-04)
      The Partnership for a Sustainable Georgia's AgTrack Program is a joint effort with the state's Department of Natural Resources Pollution Prevention Assistance Division (P2AD) and University of Georgia's Cooperative ...
    • Finding water through rain 

      Williams, Steve (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2009-04)
      This presentation introduces several conservation alternatives in rainwater and stormwater management. These concepts include greenway acquisition, wetlands, cisterns, pervious concrete, earthworks, native plants and ...
    • Linkages among biotic structure, function and ecosystem services in urban streams 

      Rosemond, Amy D.; Sterling, Jessica; Wenger, Seth (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2009-04)
      The field of stream bioassessment, using biota as indicators of water quality, arose from decades of studying the impacts of land use change on stream ecosystems and determining differential sensitivity among aquatic ...
    • Bannister Creek Mitigation Bank: the interaction of largescale stream mitigation with watershed and future land use planning 

      Glickauf, Steve; Keebaugh, Shane (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2009-04)
      The Bannister Creek Mitigation Bank is located within the Etowah River Watershed in northwest Georgia. The Bank comprises approximately 15,000 linear feet of stream restoration and preservation and over 200 acres of ...
    • Agricultural water conservation in the Lower Flint River Basin 

      Reckford, David (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2009-04)
      The Lower Flint River Basin is one of the most ecologically rich river systems in Georgia. The Flint River Basin Program is a conservation partnership between the Flint River Soil and Water Conservation District, the USDA ...
    • A Long Term Study of the Response of a Piedmont Headwater Stream to Rapid Development: An Evaluation of Relationships Between Trends in Bankfull Width/Depth Ratios, Bankfull Quantity, Bankfull Area, and Shear Stress 

      Bourne, Robert L.; Mikalsen, Ted (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2009-04)
      This continued assessment of a long-term study of the response of a Piedmont headwater stream to rapid development addresses trends and behavior of selected physical attributes of stream morphology including bank-full ...
    • Monitoring ecosystem integrity 

      McKay, S. Kyle; Pruitt, Bruce A.; Covich, Alan P. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2009-04)
      In ecosystem preservation, restoration, and management, plan development and implementation is based on both policy and scientific considerations, which are not mutually exclusive. Decision and policy makers, scientists, ...
    • Towards a sustainable water future for Habersham County 

      Hughes, Duncan (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2009-04)
      Increasing population and demand for water supplies raise questions about the sustainability of Habersham County’s water future. Growth projections by the Georgia Mountains Regional Development Center indicate that the ...
    • The Upper Etowah monitoring effort: an introduction to a multijurisdictional watershed assessment effort 

      Bourne, Robert L.; Shelton, Steve (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2009-04)
    • An innovative plan for water resources protection in the lake allatoona/upper etowah river watershed 

      Jones, Jerry; Kubala, David M.; Ruggs, Brian; Stribling, James B. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2009-04)
      In 2000, the Georgia Department of Environmental Protection (EPD) implemented one of the most innovative approaches to watershed management and protection in the nation. That approach required the development of Watershed ...
    • Hydrologic streamflow conditions for Georgia, 2007 

      Knaak, Andrew E.; Joiner, John K. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2009-04)
      The United States Geological Survey (USGS) Georgia Water Science Center (GaWSC) maintains a longterm hydrologic monitoring network of more than 260 realtime streamflow stations and more than 100 noncontinuous streamflow ...
    • Linkages between simple sediment metrics and aquatic communities in streams of the Piedmond Ecoregion of Georgia 

      Carroll, G. Denise; Jackson, C. Rhett (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2009-04)
      According to United States Environmental Protection Division and Department of Agriculture, sediment is the number one cause of water quality impairment. Sixteen percent of streams in Georgia are listed for sediment ...
    • Environmental indicators: tracking the status of Georgia’s waters 

      Cowie, Gail (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2009-04)
      Since 1997, the Georgia Environmental Protection Division has published a periodic report titled Georgia’s Environment. That report has highlighted current issues or pressures affecting the major environmental media ...
    • Updated plans for the Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District 

      Hinkle, Joy (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2009-04)
      The Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District was created by the Georgia General Assembly in 2001 to establish policy, create plans and promote regional coordination of water issues in metro Atlanta. In 2003 ...
    • A statewide approach for identifying potential areas for wetland restoration and mitigation banking in Georgia: an ecosystem function approach 

      Kramer, Elizabeth A.; Carpenedo, Steven (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2009-04)
      Georgia ranks second among EPA Region 4 states in estimated wetland acreage and has a rich diversity of wetland types. Georgia is currently the nations 10th most populous state and is projected to double in population within ...
    • NURRC—implementing process water conservation and full reuse 

      Cooper, Nicholas B.; Clark, Ted V.; Fishbeck, A. G. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2009-04)
      In 2007, Coca Cola Enterprises formed an alliance with United Resource Recovery Company to become the beverage producer’s supplier of food grade plastic for its future bottling needs worldwide. The venture, named NURRC, ...
    • Working the waters: the political ecologies of scale and Georgia's 100-year drought 

      Kohl, Ellen A. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2009-04)
      Throughout 2007, as forecaster’s predictions provided no relief for the drought stricken Southeastern United States, Georgia’s politicians grappled with how to manage a dwindling water supply. The interactions between ...