On June 4, 2018, the Chesapeake Bay Program’s Stream Health Workgroup and Urban Stormwater Workgroup held a joint meeting of practitioners, reviewers and regulators involved in stream restoration projects. Among the objectives, was the opportunity to share insights on best practices, and lay out the key technical and programmatic issues that need to be resolved to ensure high quality projects that produce reliable and verifiable pollutant reduction and biological uplift. Resources from the meeting are available below:

Agenda and Meeting Summary:

Stream Restoration Forum Agenda

Agenda from from the June 4, 2018 joint meeting between the SHWG and USWG.

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Stream Restoration Forum Meeting Summary

Summary of the June 4, 2018 joint meeting between the SHWG and USWG.

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Session Presentations:

Session 1 Presentations: Technical Issues with Crediting Protocols

Presentations from: Joe Berg, Biohabitats; Jeff White, MDE; Jim Morris, JMT; Liam O'Meara, EQR; and Scott Lowe, McCormick Taylor.

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Session 2 Presentations: Post-Permit Project Inspection/Verification

Presentations from: Tom Schueler, CSN; Tim Schueler, Hazen and Sawyer; Kathy Hoverman, KCI

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Session 3 Presentations: Key Permitting Issues

Presentations from: Nick Ozburn US ACE; and Eric Michelsen, Anne Arundel County

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Session 4 Presentations: Integrating Functional Uplift in TMDL Projects

Presentations from: Rich Starr, EPRUSA; Joe Berg, Biohabitats; Chris Ruck and Matt Meyers, Fairfax County

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