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Conference Presentations 2011

The 2011 Conference Presentations posted are by the authors who have granted permission. Click on PDF link to view or download.

Lake Management/ Herbicides
Construction and Operation of Macoupin Mechanical RipRap Boats
Hank Sutton, Lake RipRap, Inc., Girard, IL

Alternative Methods to Control Nuisance Aquatic Species PDF
Keith Gray & Sandy Kubillus, Integrated Lakes Management, Waukegan IL

New NPDES Pesticide Rule Affecting Aquatic Applications (40 min)
Leslie Lowry, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Springfield, IL

Fisheries Science / Lake Management
12+ inches of Rain + Steep Topography = Muddy Waters PDF
Randolph J. Stowe, Natural Areas, Harvard, IL

Monitoring Efforts in Wonder Lake & Upper Nippersink Watershed:
A pre-dredging update

Ryan Jackson, U.S. Geological Survey, Illinois Water Science Center, Urbana, IL PDF

A Social Assessment of the Nippersink Watershed: Maintaining What We Value
Joan Brehm, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

Otter Lake Watershed Initiative: Addressing Non-Point Source Pollution
and Invasive Species

Jeff Boeckler, Northwater Consulting. Springfield, IL PDF

Ongoing Lake and Watershed Management Activities at Highland Silver Lake
Meghan Oh, HDR Engineering, Springfield, IL

Waterhsheds II
The Importance of Watershed Planning in Lake and Water Quality Protection
Brian Valleskey, Cowhey Gudmundson Leder, Ltd., Itasca, IL

Exploring Watershed Partnership Sustainability
Nancy Schumm, Schumm Consulting LLC, Lake Barrington, IL

Putting a Watershed Plan into Action: Lessons Learned in the Tyler Cr Watershed
Rob Linke, Trotter & Associates, Inc., St. Charles, IL

Invasive Species
Red Swamp Crayfish in SE Wisconsin
Heidi Bunk, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, WI

Floating Heart in SE Wisconsin
Heidi Bunk, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, WI

Northeastern Illinois Plant Partnership (NIIPP)
Cathy McGlynn, NIIPP, Glencoe, IL

Vegetation Dynamics in a Glacier Lake in Northeastern Illinois PDF
Mike Adam, Environmental Services, Libertyville IL

Volunteer Lake Monitoring Program
Greg Ratliff, Illinois EPA, Springfield, IL

Healthy Lakeshores for Better Lake Health PDF
Teri Holland, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, IL

Aquatic Plant Sales by Soil & Water Conservation Dist. for Private Ponds, Lakes, & Wetlands

Mike Mounce, Illinois Department of Natural Resources, Charleston, IL PDF

Driveway Sealants and Lake Water Quality
Greg Denny. Environmental Monitoring and Technologies, Inc., Morton Grove, IL

GPS and Digital Mapping Workshop
Learn the theory and basics of digital data capture, GPS technology and online digital mapping. Review practical ap-plication for various natural resources and lake management projects and share maps with your friends and oth-ers. This workshop will focus on freeware GIS mapping platforms. Those with laptops are invited to follow along.