9th Annual Española Basin Workshop
Thursday, March 4, 2010

Watersheds and Surface Water of the Española Basin
Jemez Room, Santa Fe Community College, Santa Fe, New Mexico

PROGRAM (as of February 18, 2010)

7:45-8:30 a.m. Registration
Pick up badges, programs and sign in; poster set up and viewing

8:30-8:45 Welcome and Introductory Remarks:
Who is EBTAG and why the Española Basin workshops?
Claudia Borchert, Chair of Espanola Basin Technical Advisory Group

8:45-9:05 Overview of Watersheds and Surface Water in the Española Basin
Jemez y Sangre Water Supply Report and Phase 1 Update: Amy Lewis, Amy Lewis Consulting

9:05-9:45 Rio Grande Water Quality
Water Quality of the Rio Grande: Ralph Ford-Schmid, Dave Englert, NMED DOE Oversight Bureau, Robert Gallegos, Amanda King, City of Santa Fe
Water Quality Standards and proposed Triennial Review Changes for the Rio Grande: Pam Homer, NMED Surface Water Quality Bureau

9:45-10:00 Coffee Break

10:00-11:00 Watershed and Surface Water Protection
Upper Santa Fe River Watershed Management Plan: Sandy Hurlocker, USFS
An Integrated Approach to Mitigating Sediment Transport in the Los Alamos/Pueblo Canyon Watershed: Danny Katzman, LANL
Develop a Living Santa Fe River: Claudia Borchert, City of Santa Fe

11:00-Noon Surface Water Studies
Surface and Groundwater Interaction in Irrigated Lands, Alcalde, NM: Carlos Ochoa, New Mexico State University
Surface to Groundwater Interactions In Streams Originating for the Sangre de Cristo Mountains: Steve Finch, John Shomaker and Assoc.
Update on the Buckman Direct Diversion Project: Only One Year Until Completion: Rick Carpenter, Buckman Direct Diversion project manager, City of Santa Fe

Noon-1:15 p.m. Lunch Break (food available for purchase at the cafeteria next door)

1:15-2:00 Restoration of Riparian Ecosystems
Bioengineering and Community-engagement Strategies to Restore Ecological Conditions of Streams and Wetlands: Jan-Willem Jansens, Earthworks Institute
Measuring Effectiveness of Restoration Projects: Rich Schrader, River Source

2:00-4:30 Poster Session

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