2009 Restoration Program National Workshop

Open Day Agenda

Note: The information, views, and opinions expressed in the presentations are those of the presenter(s) and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of ORDA, the Department of the Interior or any agency of the U.S. government.

Welcome and Information

Masters of Ceremony: Dana Jacobson, Office of the Solicitor/Lakewood, CO & Dave Warburton, FWS/Bloomington, MN

Welcome, Introductions and Opening Remarks

Frank DeLuise, DOI Restoration Program Manager

  • Introduction, Background, and Overview, John Carlucci, DOI Office of the Solicitor/DC

  • Economic Methodologies, Bruce Peacock, National Park Service/Ft. Collins, CO

  • Technical Corrections and Compliance with Court Cases, John Carlucci

  • Q&A
Session Organizer: Steve Glomb, DOI Restoration Program

Ecosystems Services in the Context of NRDAR

Session Organizers: Mike Hooper, USGS BRD & Bruce Peacock, NPS

Issues and Next Steps on Restoration Up Front/Restoration Banking

Session Organizers: Ben Simon, DOI & Ted Maillett, FWS HQ

Restoration Monitoring

Restoration Success is best degined as meeting the goals set forth in a restoration plan, according those aims established at the project's initiation or through approaches developed as the restoration progressed. Success is not an automatic outcome of a restoration, but should demonstrated through post-restoration monitoring.

Session Organizers: Mike Hooper, USGS BRD & Sue Kennedy, DOI

Perspective on the Past, Present, and Future of the DOI Restortation Program

Wilie Taylor
DOI Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary– Policy and Program Management;

and Director of the Office of Environmental Policy and Compliance (OEPC)