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    • 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 ...
    • Are climate variations reducing the reliability of our water supplies 

      Osborne, Robert R.; Kenel, Pamela; Walker, Hope (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2009-04)
      Climate variability affects the availability and quality of water resources. Unanticipated extremes, such as unprecedented periods of drought, temperature, and intense rainfall / runoff, will affect water treatment and ...
    • 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 ...
    • Developing a watershed improvement plan to meet multiple community objectives in Gainesville and Hall County, Georgia 

      Thom, Chrissy; Dockery, David; McInturff, Kevin; Massie, Betsy; Murphy, Lauren (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2009-04)
      The City of Gainesville and Hall County have developed a Watershed Improvement Plan (WIP) for Flat Creek, which is partially funded by a Section 319(h) Nonpoint Source Implementation Grant, in partnership with GADNR ...
    • Drip irrigation levels affect plant growth and fruit yield of bell pepper 

      Diaz-Perez, Juan C. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2009-04)
      Bell pepper (Capsicum annum L.) plants have a high demand for water and nutrients and are particularly sensitive to water stress during the establishment period and fruit setting. High levels of irrigation are often applied ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Georgia's water conservation efforts: Cooperative Extension's banner effort 

      Risse, L. Mark; Bowie, Marie; Davis, Deron; Navarro, Maria (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2009-04)
      Georgia has been gripped by drought for much of 2007 and 2008. UGA Cooperative Extension selected water conservation as a statewide priority in 2007 and developed educational materials for programming through county ...
    • Halfway home: three years’ of monitoring and assessment results in the Lake Allatoona/Upper Etowah River Watershed 

      Morrissey, Charles; Stribling, James B.; Millard, Christopher; Davie, Steven R.; Shelton, Steve (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2009-04)
      The long-term environmental monitoring program for the Lake Allatoona/Upper Etowah River Watershed (LAUE) is probability-based and rotating basins, with sites randomly selected and stratified within nested 12- and ...
    • 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 ...
    • Identifying and prioritizing potential conservation sites in the Upper Oconee subbasin 

      Hardy, Dean; Fowler, Laurie (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2009-04)
      Landscape scale conservation planning informed by stakeholders is necessary for effective conservation action. We developed a watershed level conservation planning approach by working with two local land trusts that ...
    • Implementation lessons: Gwinnett County's watershed improvement program 

      Hawks, Laurie; Wright, Pete (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2009-04)
      Gwinnett County has implemented a comprehensive Watershed Improvement Program to improve and protect water quality and conditions in streams. Substantial effort has been put into planning for each major watershed over ...
    • Incorporating the cold-water pool in Lake Lanier conservation storage management 

      Zeng, Wei; Rasmussen, Todd C.; Couch, Bill; Zhang, Yi (Georgia Institute of TechnologyWarnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia, 2009-04)
      Lake Lanier typically declines during the summer and fall to meet downstream flow requirements. While low lake levels during the summer and fall of 2007 caused concerns about depleting the conservation pool, another ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...