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Project Title: Review of the Edwards Aquifer Habitat Conservation Program

PIN: DELS-WSTB-13-02         

Major Unit:
Division on Earth and Life Studies

Sub Unit:
Water Science and Technology Board

RSO:
Ehlers, Laura

Subject/Focus Area:
Environment and Environmental Studies


Review of the Edwards Aquifer Habitat Conservation Program
February 3, 2016 - February 4, 2016
Edwards Aquifer Authority Headquarters
900 E. Quincy, San Antonio, TX 78215



If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:


Contact Name: Laura Ehlers
Email: lehlers@nas.edu
Phone: 617-505-5283
Fax: 202-334-1961


Agenda:

Wednesday, February 3


Open Session

8:30–8:40 Introductions, Review of Meeting Agenda, Charge, and Schedule
Danny Reible, Committee Chair, NAE, Texas Tech
Laura Ehlers, Study Director, Water Science and Technology Board


8:40–9:45 Informal Discussion on How the Hydrologic Model Will Be Used
Mark Hamilton, Jim Winterle, EAA
• Relate model structure to questions that can be answered
• Brainstorm other uses

9:45–10:45 Informal Discussion on all Minimization and Mitigation Measures
Nathan Pence, EAHCP
• Consider the matrix for compliance and performance monitoring of the M&M measures
• Are these measures achieving maximum benefit to the Covered Species?


10:45–11:00 Break


11:00–12:00 Dissolved Oxygen Management in Landa Lake: methods, results, and future recommendations
Ed Oborny, BIO-WEST; Tim Osting, AquaStrategies; and Mark Enders, the City of New Braunfels


12:00–1:00 Working Lunch

1:00–2:00 Informal Discussion on Scope of Work for an EAHCP Data Management System
Alicia Reinmund-Martinez and Nathan Pence, EAHCP; and Jared Morris, EAA


2:00–3:00 Update on the Ecological Model
Bill Grant and Rose Wang, Texas A&M; George Ward, University of Texas; Todd Swannack, USACE; Ed Oborny, BIO-WEST


3:00–3:15 Break


3:15–4:15 Informal discussion on how the ecological model will be used
• Relate model structure to questions that can be answered
• Brainstorm other uses
• Discussion possible letter report in March
Bill Grant and Rose Wang, Texas A&M; George Ward, UT; Todd Swannack, USACE; Ed Oborny, BIO-WEST; Nathan Pence, EAHCP


4:15–5:00 Open Mike Session



Thursday, February 4


Closed Session

8:15–10:30


Open Session

10:30–12:00 Discussion with Sponsor
• Give thoughts on programs to date
• Ask additional questions/get clarification
• Request materials/information
• Discuss agenda of 3rd meeting


Closed Session

12:00–3:30



Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:


The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:


The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:


Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: