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Presentations Given by the LFRWMP Team

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Annual WQ Monitoring Results

Annual Water Quality Monitoring Results (data page)

Hydrology, phosphorus, and suspended solids in five agricultural streams in the Lower Fox River and Green Bay Watersheds, Wisconsin, Water Years 2004–06: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2011–5111, 28 pages. Grayczyk, D.J., Robertson, D.M., Baumgart, P.D., and Fermanich, K.J., 2012.

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Annual Water Resources Data Reports and LFRWMP Annual Reports

Poster: Provisional Monitoring Results - Annual Flow, Precip., TSS & Phosphorus: WY 2004-07, Watershed Symposium, UWGB/USGS, March 19, 2008.

Poster: Provisional Monitoring Results - Annual Flow, Precip., TSS & Phosphorus: WY 2004-06, Watershed Symposium, UWGB/USGS, March 14, 2007.

Poster: Provisional Monitoring Results - Annual Flow, Precip., TSS & Phosphorus: WY 2004-05, Watershed Symposium, UWGB/USGS, March 15, 2006.

Poster: Preliminary Monitoring Results - Annual Flow, Precip., TSS & Phosphorus: WY 2004, Watershed Symposium, UWGB/USGS, March 9, 2005.

Monitoring and Assessing Watershed Contributions of Sediment and Phosphorus to the Lower Fox River and Green Bay, Presented at Joint Conference: Lake Michigan, State of the Lake and Great Lakes Beach Association, Green Bay, Wisconsin, November 2-3, 2005 --- Kevin Fermanich et al.

Phosphorus and Sediment Export in Streams in the Lower Fox River Watershed, WI AWRA Meeting, Delavan, WI, Kevin Fermanich, Paul Baumgart, and Dave Graczyk, March 3-4, 2005.

Lower Fox River Watershed Monitoring Program Update, Fox-Wolf Watershed Alliance Fall Research Meeting, UW-Oshkosh, Paul Baumgart, October 6, 2004.

 

Baird Creek Urbanization

The Effects of Urbanization on Baird Creek, Green Bay, WI, MS Thesis, Jessie C. Fink, University of Wisconsin Green Bay, May 2005.

The Effects of Urbanization on Baird Creek, Green Bay, WI, WI AWRA Meeting, Delavan, WI, Jessie Fink, Kevin Fermanich, and Timothy Ehlinger, March 3-4, 2005.

Poster: The Effects of Urban Development on Baird Creek, Green Bay, WI, Watershed Symposium, UWGB, May 19, 2004.

 

Biological Monitoring

Maximizing Ecological Services and Economic Returns by Targeted Establishment of Biomass Grasslands for Electricity and Heat Generation in Wisconsin. M.E. Dornbush, P.D. Baumgart, K.J. Fermanich, A.M. Rieth, J.R. Stoll, A.C Von Haden, University of Wisconsin – Green Bay. April 2012. (final report; link to Wisconsin Focus on Energy)

Temporal Assessment Of Management Practices And Water Quality In The Duck Creek Watershed, Wisconsin. MS Thesis, Daniel A. Cibulka, University of Wisconsin Green Bay, 2009. (abstract; full document; presentation; DRAFT report for Oneida Nation).

The Use of Biological Indicators for the Evaluation of Multiple Stressors and the Identification of Impairments in Streams. Watershed Symposium, UW-Milwaukee: Timothy Ehlinger, Richard Shaker, Angela Ortenblad, and Jennifer Grzesik. March 19, 2008.

Biological Monitoring of the Lower Fox River Watershed 2005 Update: Watershed Symposium, UW-Milwaukee: Dani Anholzer, Jennifer Grzesik, Brianna McDowell, Richard Shaker, and Timothy Ehlinger. March 15, 2006.

Fox Watershed Monitoring Program: 2004 Update - Biological Sampling, Watershed Symposium, Tim Ehlinger, March 9, 2005.

Poster: Biological Monitoring of the Lower Fox River Watershed - 2004 Update, Watershed Symposium, UWM, March 9, 2005.

Monitoring of Biological Integrity in Tributaries to the Lower Fox River, Wisconsin, Watershed Symposium, Tim Ehlinger, May 19, 2004.

 

Conferences and Workshops

Phosphorus and TSS Trends in Duck Creek, Northeastern Wisconsin. Paul Baumgart, Daniel Cibulka, Kevin Fermanich, Alexis Heim. Presented at the Wisconsin AWRA Meeting, Wisconsin Dells, March 13-14, 2014. (pdf document)

Phosphorus and Sediment Loss from Plum Creek Watershed. Presented at the Fox-Wolf Watershed Alliance Fall 2011 Research Symposium in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Marty Jacobson, Kevin Fermanich and Paul Baumgart, University of Wisconsin Green Bay, October 14, 2011. (poster).

Tracing the Source of Suspended Sediment in L. Fox River Streams using Radionuclide Analysis. Presented at the Fox-Wolf Watershed Alliance Fall 2011 Research Symposium in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Paul Baumgart and Kevin Fermanich, University of Wisconsin Green Bay, and Val Klump UW-Milwaukee Great Lakes Water Institute, October 14, 2011. (poster).

Lower Fox River Suspended Sediment and Phosphorus Load Allocations and Reduction Strategies to Green Bay using the Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT), Presented at the 2008 4th International SWAT Conference in Beijing, China. October 15-19, 2008. Paul Baumgart and Kevin Fermanich, University of Wisconsin Green Bay.

Hydrology and Water Quality in Lower Fox River Tributaries, LFRWMP Update, Presented at the Fox-Wolf Watershed Alliance Research Symposium, Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin, November 8, 2007. Kevin Fermanich, Paul Baumgart and Nick Reckinger of the University of Wisconsin Green Bay, Dave Graczyk of the USGS.

Lower Fox River Suspended Sediment and Phosphorus Load Allocations and Reduction Strategies to Green Bay using the Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT), Presented at the Fox-Wolf Watershed Alliance Research Symposium, Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin, November 8, 2007. Paul Baumgart and Kevin Fermanich, University of Wisconsin Green Bay.

Phosphorus Forms at Different Spatial Scales in the Lower Fox River Basin. WI AWRA Meeting, Wisconsin Dellls, WI. Nick Reckinger, Kevin Fermanich, and Paul Baumgart, March 1-2, 2007. (abstract; presentation)

Simulating the Effects of Alternative Management Practices on Suspended Sediment and Phosphorus Loads to Green Bay using the Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) and SNAP-Plus, Presented at the Soil and Water Conservation Society Workshop on "Managing Agricultural Landscapes for Environmental Quality: Strengthening the Science Base", October 11-13, 2006, Kansas City, Missouri. Paul Baumgart, Kevin Fermanich, and Nick Reckingert (abstract; Presentation).

Phosphorus Forms and Fate in the Lower Fox River Watershed. WI AWRA Meeting, Elkhart Lake, WI. Paul Baumgart, Kevin Fermanich, and Nick Reckinger, March 2-3, 2006. (abstract; presentation)

Monitoring and Assessing Watershed Contributions of Sediment and Phosphorus to the Lower Fox River and Green Bay, Presented at Joint Conference: Lake Michigan, State of the Lake and Great Lakes Beach Association, Green Bay, Wisconsin, November 2-3, 2005 --- Kevin Fermanich et al.

Phosphorus and Suspended Solids TMDL For the Lower Fox River/Green Bay Area of Concern – Putting the Pieces Together, Presented at Joint Conference: Lake Michigan, State of the Lake and Great Lakes Beach Association, Green Bay, Wisconsin, November 2-3, 2005 --- Bud Harris et al.

Source Allocation of Suspended Sediment and Phosphorus Loads to Green Bay from the Lower Fox River Sub-basin Using the Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT), Presented at Joint Conference: Lake Michigan, State of the Lake and Great Lakes Beach Association, Green Bay, Wisconsin, November 2-3, 2005. Paul Baumgart (Full Report)

Phosphorus and Sediment Export in Streams in the Lower Fox River Watershed, WI AWRA Meeting, Delavan, WI, Kevin Fermanich, Paul Baumgart, and Dave Graczyk, March 3-4, 2005.

The Effects of Urbanization on Baird Creek, Green Bay, WI, WI AWRA Meeting, Delavan, WI, Jessie Fink, Kevin Fermanich, and Timothy Ehlinger, March 3-4, 2005.

Poster: Total Suspended Solids-Turbidity Correlation in Northeastern Wisconsin Streams, WI AWRA Meeting, Delavan, WI, Timothy Randerson, Jessie Fink, Kevin Fermanich, Paul Baumgart, and Timothy Ehlinger, March 3-4, 2005.

 

LFRWMP Annual Symposiums

2008

Fox Watershed Monitoring Program: 2008 Project Overview and Update, Watershed Symposium, Kevin Fermanich, March 19, 2008.

The Use of Biological Indicators for the Evaluation of Multiple Stressors and the Identification of Impairments in Streams. Watershed Symposium, UW-Milwaukee: Timothy Ehlinger, Richard Shaker, Angela Ortenblad, and Jennifer Grzesik. March 19, 2008.

Poster: Provisional Monitoring Results - Annual Flow, Precip., TSS & Phosphorus: WY 2004-07, Watershed Symposium, UWGB/USGS, March 19, 2008.

Poster: Overview of Green Bay Metropolitan Sewerage District Ambient Monitoring Program and Partnership with LFRWMP. Watershed Symposium, Tracy Valenta of GBMSD, March 14, 2007.

Poster: Lower Fox River Watershed School-Based Monitoring Program, Watershed Symposium, UWGB/UWM, March 14, 2007.

Poster: Setting Phosphorus and Suspended Solids “Targets” for the Lower FoxRiver and Green Bay, Lake Michigan – Recent Advances H. Harris, P. Sager, T. Qualls and D. Dolan. University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

Poster: State of the Bay 2008 - An Environmental Report Card on the Status and Trends of Ecosystem Indicators. UW-Sea Grant. Vicky Harris, Theresa Qualls.

Poster: A Pollutant Reduction Optimization Analysis for the Lower Fox River Basin and Green Bay Area of Concern. Laura Blake and Sandra Brown of The Cadmus Group, Inc. Contributors for this poster include Paul Baumgart of the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay, Samuel Ratick of The Cadmus Group, Inc., and Nicole Richmond of Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. March 19, 2008.

Poster: Development of a Total Maximum Daily Load and Watershed Management Plan for the Lower Fox River Basin and Green Bay Area of Concern. Nicole Richmond of Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. March 19, 2008.

2007

Fox Watershed Monitoring Program: 2007 Project Overview and Update, Watershed Symposium, Kevin Fermanich, March 14, 2007.

Poster: Biological Monitoring of the Lower Fox River Watershed 2006 Update: Watershed Symposium, UW-Milwaukee: Dani Anholzer, Jennifer Grzesik, Brianna McDowell, Richard Shaker, and Timothy Ehlinger. March 14, 2007.

Poster: Provisional Monitoring Results - Annual Flow, Precip., TSS & Phosphorus: WY 2004-06, Watershed Symposium, UWGB/USGS, March 14, 2007.

Phosphorus Forms at Different Spatial Scales in the Lower Fox River Sub-basin. Watershed Symposium, UWGB LFRWMP Nick Reckinger, Kevin Fermanich and Paul Baumgart, March 14, 2007.

Poster: Overview of Green Bay Metropolitan Sewerage District Ambient Monitoring Program and Partnership with LFRWMP. Watershed Symposium, Tracy Valenta of GBMSD, March 14, 2007.

Poster: Lower Fox River Watershed School-Based Monitoring Program, Watershed Symposium, UWGB/UWM, March 14, 2007.

2006

Fox Watershed Monitoring Program: 2005 Project Overview and Update, Watershed Symposium, Kevin Fermanich, March 15, 2006.

Poster: Biological Monitoring of the Lower Fox River Watershed 2005 Update: Watershed Symposium, UW-Milwaukee: Dani Anholzer, Jennifer Grzesik, Brianna McDowell, Richard Shaker, and Timothy Ehlinger. March 15, 2006.

Poster: Provisional Monitoring Results - Annual Flow, Precip., TSS & Phosphorus: WY 2004-05, Watershed Symposium, UWGB/USGS, March 15, 2006.

Poster: Phosphorus Forms and Fate in the Lower Fox River Watershed. Watershed Symposium, UWGB/USGS: Paul Baumgart, Kevin Fermanich, Nick Reckinger and Dale Robertson, March 15, 2006.

Poster: Overview of Green Bay Metropolitan Sewerage District Ambient Monitoring Program and Partnership with LFRWMP. Watershed Symposium, Tracy Valenta of GBMSD, March 15, 2006.

Poster: Lower Fox River Watershed School-Based Monitoring Program, Watershed Symposium, UWGB/UWM, March 15, 2006.

2005

Second Annual Watershed Symposium Plenary Session, Tim Ehlinger, March 9, 2005.

The Lower Fox Watershed Monitoring Program: Project Overview, Poster at Watershed Symposium, March 9, 2005.

Fox Watershed Monitoring Program: 2004 Update - Water Quality Sampling, Watershed Symposium, Kevin Fermanich, March 9, 2005.

Fox Watershed Monitoring Program: 2004 Update - Biological Sampling, Watershed Symposium, Tim Ehlinger, March 9, 2005.

Poster: Lower Fox River Watershed School-Based Monitoring Program, Watershed Symposium, UWGB/UWM, March 9, 2005.

Poster: Preliminary Monitoring Results - Annual Flow, Precip., TSS & Phosphorus: WY 2004, Watershed Symposium, UWGB/USGS, March 9, 2005.

Poster: Biological Monitoring of the Lower Fox River Watershed - 2004 Update , Watershed Symposium, UWM, March 9, 2005.

Poster: Stream Sampling Methods Used for the Lower Fox River Watershed Monitoring Program, Watershed Symposium, UWGB/UWM/USGS, March 9, 2005.

2004

First Annual Watershed Symposium Introduction, Kevin Fermanich, May 19, 2004.

Monitoring of Biological Integrity in Tributaries to the Lower Fox River, Wisconsin, Watershed Symposium, Tim Ehlinger, May 19, 2004.

Poster: The Lower Fox River Watershed Monitoring Program, Watershed Symposium, UWGB, May 19, 2004.

Poster: Phosphorus Forms and Fate in the Lower Fox River Watershed, Watershed Symposium, UWGB/USGS, May 19, 2004.

Poster: Preliminary Monitoring Results - Hydrographs, TSS & Phosphorus Concentrations, Watershed Symposium, UWGB, May 19, 2004.

Poster: The Effects of Urban Development on Baird Creek, Green Bay, WI, Watershed Symposium, UWGB, May 19, 2004.

Monitoring Methods

Poster: Stream Sampling Methods Used for the Lower Fox River Watershed Monitoring Program, Watershed Symposium, UWGB/UWM/USGS, March 9, 2005.

 

Phosphorus Forms and Trends

Phosphorus and TSS Trends in Duck Creek, Northeastern Wisconsin. Paul Baumgart, Daniel Cibulka, Kevin Fermanich, Alexis Heim. Presented at the Wisconsin AWRA Meeting, Wisconsin Dells, March 13-14, 2014. (pdf document)

Analysis of Phosphorus and TSS Temporal Changes and Trends in Duck Creek, Wisconsin (2012 first year report). P. Baumgart, D. Feldmann, M. Jacobson, Alexis Heim. A report to the: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources by the: University of Wisconsin Green Bay Department of Natural and Applied Science. EPA Grant Funding Source: WDNR Grant Sub-award Grant # 00E00712-10-2011. September 2012. (pdf document)

Phosphorus and Sediment Runoff Loss: Management Challenges and Implications in a Northeast Wisconsin Agricultural Watershed. MS Thesis, Martin D. Jacobson, University of Wisconsin Green Bay, August 2012. (pdf document)

Phosphorus and Sediment Loss from Plum Creek Watershed. Presented at the Fox-Wolf Watershed Alliance Fall 2011 Research Symposium in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Marty Jacobson, Kevin Fermanich and Paul Baumgart, University of Wisconsin Green Bay, October 14, 2011. (poster).

Temporal Assessment Of Management Practices And Water Quality In The Duck Creek Watershed, Wisconsin. MS Thesis, Daniel A. Cibulka, University of Wisconsin Green Bay, 2009. (abstract; full document; presentation; DRAFT report for Oneida Nation).

Comparison of Phosphorus Forms at Different Spatial Scales and Assessment of an Area-Weighted P-Index to Multi-Field Watersheds. MS Thesis, Nicholas A. Reckinger, University of Wisconsin Green Bay, August 2007. (abstract; full document; presentation).

Phosphorus Forms at Different Spatial Scales in the Lower Fox River Sub-basin. Watershed Symposium, UWGB LFRWMP Nick Reckinger, Kevin Fermanich and Paul Baumgart, March 14, 2007.

Phosphorus Forms at Different Spatial Scales in the Lower Fox River Basin. WI AWRA Meeting, Wisconsin Dellls, WI. Nick Reckinger, Kevin Fermanich, and Paul Baumgart, March 1-2, 2007. (abstract; presentation) NEW

Simulating the Effects of Alternative Management Practices on Suspended Sediment and Phosphorus Loads to Green Bay using the Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) and SNAP-Plus, Presented at the Soil and Water Conservation Society Workshop on "Managing Agricultural Landscapes for Environmental Quality: Strengthening the Science Base", October 11-13, 2006, Kansas City, Missouri. Paul Baumgart, Kevin Fermanich, and Nick Reckingert (abstract; Presentation).

Poster: Phosphorus Forms and Fate in the Lower Fox River Watershed. Watershed Symposium, UWGB/USGS: Paul Baumgart, Kevin Fermanich, Nick Reckinger and Dale Robertson, March 15, 2006.

Phosphorus Forms and Fate in the Lower Fox River Watershed. WI AWRA Meeting, Elkhart Lake, WI. Paul Baumgart, Kevin Fermanich, and Nick Reckinger, March 2-3, 2006. (abstract; presentation)

Phosphorus Forms Study - 2005 update (MS WORD doc, pdf). Paul Baumgart, April 2005.

Poster: Phosphorus Forms and Fate in the Lower Fox River Watershed, Watershed Symposium, UWGB/USGS, May 19, 2004.

Fox Basin Tributary Monitoring: Phosphorus Forms and Loading Update, Phosphorus Research Update, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Paul Baumgart, November 18, 2003.

 

Project Overview --- Annual Project Reports

Annual Project Reports

Project Overviews

Hydrology, phosphorus, and suspended solids in five agricultural streams in the Lower Fox River and Green Bay Watersheds, Wisconsin, Water Years 2004–06: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2011–5111, 28 pages. Grayczyk, D.J., Robertson, D.M., Baumgart, P.D., and Fermanich, K.J., 2012.

Phosphorus and Sediment Sources and Impacts in the Lower Fox River Subbasin: What's Next?, Presentation to the WDNR, Madison, WI, Kevin Fermanich and Bud Harris, April 6, 2005.

The Lower Fox Watershed Monitoring Program: Project Overview, Poster at Watershed Symposium, March 9, 2005.

Education in Stormwater Session, FWWA Stormwater Conference, Bud Harris, March 31, 2004.

High Schools and Universities Team Up for Water Quality Monitoring, Wisconsin Society of Science Teachers Convention, Lynn Terrien, Bud Harris, Kevin Fermanich, and Tim Ehlinger, March 13, 2004.

From Watersheds to Lakes - Issues, Impacts, Needs, and Opportunities, FWWA Summit, Bud Harris, February 12, 2004.

Lower Fox River Watershed Monitoring Program, UW Consortium, November 25, 2003.

Overview of the Lower Fox River Watershed Monitoring Program, FWWA Annual Research Meeting, Kevin Fermanich, September 12, 2003.

FWWA Annual Research Meeting, Bud Harris, September 12, 2003.

Northeast Wisconsin & Lake Michigan Watershed Planning Conference, Bud Harris, August 14, 2003.

2003 Annual Teacher Workshop Introduction, Kevin Fermanich, July 21, 2003.

 

TSS-Turbidity

Poster: Total Suspended Solids-Turbidity Correlation in Northeastern Wisconsin Streams, WI AWRA Meeting, Delavan, WI, Timothy Randerson, Jessie Fink, Kevin Fermanich, Paul Baumgart, and Timothy Ehlinger, March 3-4, 2005.

 

Water Quality Modeling

SWAT Watershed Modeling Analysis, in Appendix B of: Total Maximum Daily Load and Watershed Management Plan for Total Phosphorus and Total Suspended Solids in the Lower Fox River Basin and Lower Green Bay, Brown, Calumet, Outagamie, and Winnebago Counties, Wisconsin. August 2011 (approved July 2012). Prepared for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, the Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Report prepared by The Cadmus Group, Inc. ( Report, WDNR link, WDNR web page)

Maximizing Ecological Services and Economic Returns by Targeted Establishment of Biomass Grasslands for Electricity and Heat Generation in Wisconsin. M.E. Dornbush, P.D. Baumgart, K.J. Fermanich, A.M. Rieth, J.R. Stoll, A.C Von Haden, University of Wisconsin – Green Bay. April 2012. (final report; link to Wisconsin Focus on Energy)

Lower Fox River Suspended Sediment and Phosphorus Load Allocations and Reduction Strategies to Green Bay using the Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT), Presented at the 2008 4th International SWAT Conference in Beijing, China. October 15-19, 2008. Paul Baumgart and Kevin Fermanich, University of Wisconsin Green Bay.

Lower Fox River Suspended Sediment and Phosphorus Load Allocations and Reduction Strategies to Green Bay using the Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT), Presented at the Fox-Wolf Watershed Alliance Research Symposium, Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin, November 8, 2007. Paul Baumgart and Kevin Fermanich, University of Wisconsin Green Bay.

Integrated Watershed Approach Demonstration Project: A Pollutant Reduction Optimization Analysis for
the Lower Fox River Basin and the Green Bay Area of Concern (Report; Appendix). August 2007. Report prepared by The Cadmus Group, Inc. for the U.S. EPA under contract # 68-C-02-109 for the project entitled Integrated Watershed Approach Demonstration Project (Phase 1) - Green Bay AOC/Lower Fox River Watershed. Report prepared by Laura Blake of The Cadmus Group, Inc., including major contributions by Paul Baumgart of the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay and Dr. Samuel Ratick of The Cadmus Group, Inc.

Parson’s Creek Watershed Modeling Report, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin. In support of Total Maximum Daily Loads for Sediment and Phosphorus in the Parson’s Creek Watershed. June 2007. Prepared for: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Paul Baumgart, UWGB.

Source Allocation of Suspended Sediment and Phosphorus Loads to Green Bay from the Lower Fox River Sub-basin Using the Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT), Presented at Joint Conference: Lake Michigan, State of the Lake and Great Lakes Beach Association, Green Bay, Wisconsin, November 2-3, 2005. Paul Baumgart (Full Report)

Lower Fox River TSS and Phosphorus Load Allocation, Paul Baumgart for the Oneida Nation, January, 2005.

  • Charts of Simulated Impacts of Alt. Scenarios on Phosphorus and Sediment Non-pt. Loads to Green Bay
  • SWAT management input files and associated crop and tillage files (zipped file)

Simulated TSS and Phosphorus Export to Lake Winnebago and Green Bay from the Fox-Wolf River Basin. Paul Baumgart for Fox-Wolf Basin 2000. January 2002.

Baumgart P. 2000. Simulated TSS and Phosphorus Loads to Green Bay, Wisconsin. Appendix G, In: Restoration and Compensation Determination Plan for the Lower Fox River/Green Bay Natural Resource Damage Assessment Prepared for Stratus Consulting, Inc., Boulder, Colorado. (link to Fish & Wildlife Service pdf document)

Baumgart P. 1998. Simulation of historical and projected total suspended solids loads and flows to the Lower Fox River, N.E. Wisconsin, with the Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) Technical Memorandum 2a, Fox River and Green Bay PCB Fate and Transport Model Evaluation. Fox-Wolf Basin 2000. Prepared for the Model Evaluation Workgroup formed under the 1997 Fox River Group (FRG) Agreement with the State of Wisconsin. (650 KB PDF file: link to Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resource)

 

Presentations and Reports by Chronological Order

Phosphorus and TSS Trends in Duck Creek, Northeastern Wisconsin. Paul Baumgart, Daniel Cibulka, Kevin Fermanich, Alexis Heim. Presented at the Wisconsin AWRA Meeting, Wisconsin Dells, March 13-14, 2014. (pdf document)

Analysis of Phosphorus and TSS Temporal Changes and Trends in Duck Creek, Wisconsin (2012 first year report). P. Baumgart, D. Feldmann, M. Jacobson, Alexis Heim. A report to the: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources by the: University of Wisconsin Green Bay Department of Natural and Applied Science. EPA Grant Funding Source: WDNR Grant Sub-award Grant # 00E00712-10-2011. September 2012. (pdf document)

Phosphorus and Sediment Runoff Loss: Management Challenges and Implications in a Northeast Wisconsin Agricultural Watershed. MS Thesis, Martin D. Jacobson, University of Wisconsin Green Bay, August 2012. (pdf document).

SWAT Watershed Modeling Analysis, in Appendix B of: Total Maximum Daily Load and Watershed Management Plan for Total Phosphorus and Total Suspended Solids in the Lower Fox River Basin and Lower Green Bay, Brown, Calumet, Outagamie, and Winnebago Counties, Wisconsin. August 2011 (approved July 2012). Prepared for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, the Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Report prepared by The Cadmus Group, Inc. ( Report, WDNR link, WDNR web page)

Maximizing Ecological Services and Economic Returns by Targeted Establishment of Biomass Grasslands for Electricity and Heat Generation in Wisconsin. M.E. Dornbush, P.D. Baumgart, K.J. Fermanich, A.M. Rieth, J.R. Stoll, A.C Von Haden, University of Wisconsin – Green Bay. April 2012. (final report; link to Wisconsin Focus on Energy)

Hydrology, phosphorus, and suspended solids in five agricultural streams in the Lower Fox River and Green Bay Watersheds, Wisconsin, Water Years 2004–06: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2011–5111, 28 pages. Grayczyk, D.J., Robertson, D.M., Baumgart, P.D., and Fermanich, K.J., 2012.

Phosphorus and Sediment Loss from Plum Creek Watershed. Presented at the Fox-Wolf Watershed Alliance Fall 2011 Research Symposium in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Marty Jacobson, Kevin Fermanich and Paul Baumgart, University of Wisconsin Green Bay, October 14, 2011. (poster).

Tracing the Source of Suspended Sediment in L. Fox River Streams using Radionuclide Analysis. Presented at the Fox-Wolf Watershed Alliance Fall 2011 Research Symposium in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Paul Baumgart and Kevin Fermanich, University of Wisconsin Green Bay, and Val Klump UW-Milwaukee Great Lakes Water Institute, October 14, 2011. (poster).

Temporal Assessment Of Management Practices And Water Quality In The Duck Creek Watershed, Wisconsin. MS Thesis, Daniel A. Cibulka, University of Wisconsin Green Bay, 2009. (abstract; full document; presentation; DRAFT report for Oneida Nation).

Lower Fox River Suspended Sediment and Phosphorus Load Allocations and Reduction Strategies to Green Bay using the Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT), Presented at the 2008 4th International SWAT Conference in Beijing, China. October 15-19, 2008. Paul Baumgart and Kevin Fermanich, University of Wisconsin Green Bay.

Fox Watershed Monitoring Program: 2008 Project Overview and Update, Watershed Symposium, Kevin Fermanich, March 19, 2008.

The Use of Biological Indicators for the Evaluation of Multiple Stressors and the Identification of Impairments in Streams. Watershed Symposium, UW-Milwaukee: Timothy Ehlinger, Richard Shaker, Angela Ortenblad, and Jennifer Grzesik. March 19, 2008.

Poster: Provisional Monitoring Results - Annual Flow, Precip., TSS & Phosphorus: WY 2004-07, Watershed Symposium, UWGB/USGS, March 19, 2008.

Poster: Lower Fox River Watershed School-Based Monitoring Program, Watershed Symposium, UWGB/UWM, March 14, 2007.

Poster: Setting Phosphorus and Suspended Solids “Targets” for the Lower FoxRiver and Green Bay, Lake Michigan – Recent Advances H. Harris, P. Sager, T. Qualls and D. Dolan. University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

Poster: State of the Bay 2008 - An Environmental Report Card on the Status and Trends of Ecosystem Indicators. UW-Sea Grant. Vicky Harris, Theresa Qualls.

Poster: A Pollutant Reduction Optimization Analysis for the Lower Fox River Basin and Green Bay Area of Concern. Laura Blake and Sandra Brown of The Cadmus Group, Inc. Contributors for this poster include Paul Baumgart of the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay, Samuel Ratick of The Cadmus Group, Inc., and Nicole Richmond of Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. March 19, 2008.

Poster: Development of a Total Maximum Daily Load and Watershed Management Plan for the Lower Fox River Basin and Green Bay Area of Concern. Nicole Richmond of Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. March 19, 2008.

Hydrology and Water Quality in Lower Fox River Tributaries, LFRWMP Update, Presented at the Fox-Wolf Watershed Alliance Research Symposium, Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin, November 8, 2007. Kevin Fermanich, Paul Baumgart and Nick Reckinger of the University of Wisconsin Green Bay, Dave Graczyk of the USGS.

Lower Fox River Suspended Sediment and Phosphorus Load Allocations and Reduction Strategies to Green Bay using the Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT), Presented at the Fox-Wolf Watershed Alliance Research Symposium, Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin, November 8, 2007. Paul Baumgart and Kevin Fermanich, University of Wisconsin Green Bay.

Integrated Watershed Approach Demonstration Project: A Pollutant Reduction Optimization Analysis for
the Lower Fox River Basin and the Green Bay Area of Concern (Report; Appendix). August 2007. Report prepared by The Cadmus Group, Inc. for the U.S. EPA under contract # 68-C-02-109 for the project entitled Integrated Watershed Approach Demonstration Project (Phase 1) - Green Bay AOC/Lower Fox River Watershed. Report prepared by Laura Blake of The Cadmus Group, Inc., including major contributions by Paul Baumgart of the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay and Dr. Samuel Ratick of The Cadmus Group, Inc.

Parson’s Creek Watershed Modeling Report, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin. In support of Total Maximum Daily Loads for Sediment and Phosphorus in the Parson’s Creek Watershed. June 2007. Prepared for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Paul Baumgart, UWGB.

Comparison of Phosphorus Forms at Different Spatial Scales and Assessment of an Area-Weighted P-Index to Multi-Field Watersheds. MS Thesis, Nicholas A. Reckinger, University of Wisconsin Green Bay, August 2007. (abstract; full document; presentation)

Fox Watershed Monitoring Program: 2007 Project Overview and Update, Watershed Symposium, Kevin Fermanich, March 14, 2007.

Poster: Biological Monitoring of the Lower Fox River Watershed 2006 Update: Watershed Symposium, UW-Milwaukee: Dani Anholzer, Jennifer Grzesik, Brianna McDowell, Richard Shaker, and Timothy Ehlinger. March 14, 2007.

Poster: Provisional Monitoring Results - Annual Flow, Precip., TSS & Phosphorus: WY 2004-06, Watershed Symposium, UWGB/USGS, March 14, 2007.

Phosphorus Forms at Different Spatial Scales in the Lower Fox River Sub-basin. Watershed Symposium, UWGB LFRWMP Nick Reckinger, Kevin Fermanich and Paul Baumgart, March 14, 2007.

Poster: Overview of Green Bay Metropolitan Sewerage District Ambient Monitoring Program and Partnership with LFRWMP. Watershed Symposium, Tracy Valenta of GBMSD, March 14, 2007.

Poster: Lower Fox River Watershed School-Based Monitoring Program, Watershed Symposium, UWGB/UWM, March 14, 2007.

Phosphorus Forms at Different Spatial Scales in the Lower Fox River Basin. WI AWRA Meeting, Wisconsin Dellls, WI. Nick Reckinger, Kevin Fermanich, and Paul Baumgart, March 1-2, 2007. (abstract; presentation)

Simulating the Effects of Alternative Management Practices on Suspended Sediment and Phosphorus Loads to Green Bay using the Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) and SNAP-Plus, Presented at the Soil and Water Conservation Society Workshop on "Managing Agricultural Landscapes for Environmental Quality: Strengthening the Science Base", October 11-13, 2006, Kansas City, Missouri. Paul Baumgart, Kevin Fermanich, and Nick Reckingert (abstract; Presentation).

Fox Watershed Monitoring Program: 2005 Project Overview and Update, Watershed Symposium, Kevin Fermanich, March 15, 2006.

Poster: Biological Monitoring of the Lower Fox River Watershed 2005 Update: Watershed Symposium, UW-Milwaukee: Dani Anholzer, Jennifer Grzesik, Brianna McDowell, Richard Shaker, and Timothy Ehlinger. March 15, 2006.

Poster: Provisional Monitoring Results - Annual Flow, Precip., TSS & Phosphorus: WY 2004-05, Watershed Symposium, UWGB/USGS, March 15, 2006.

Poster: Phosphorus Forms and Fate in the Lower Fox River Watershed. Watershed Symposium, UWGB/USGS: Paul Baumgart, Kevin Fermanich, Nick Reckinger and Dale Robertson, March 15, 2006.

Poster: Overview of Green Bay Metropolitan Sewerage District Ambient Monitoring Program and Partnership with LFRWMP. Watershed Symposium, Tracy Valenta of GBMSD, March 15, 2006.

Poster: Lower Fox River Watershed School-Based Monitoring Program, Watershed Symposium, UWGB/UWM, March 15, 2006.

Phosphorus Forms and Fate in the Lower Fox River Watershed. WI AWRA Meeting, Elkhart Lake, WI. Paul Baumgart, Kevin Fermanich, and Nick Reckinger, March 2-3, 2006. (abstract; presentation)

Monitoring and Assessing Watershed Contributions of Sediment and Phosphorus to the Lower Fox River and Green Bay, Presented at Joint Conference: Lake Michigan, State of the Lake and Great Lakes Beach Association, Green Bay, Wisconsin, November 2-3, 2005 --- Kevin Fermanich et al.

Phosphorus and Suspended Solids TMDL For the Lower Fox River/Green Bay Area of Concern – Putting the Pieces Together, Presented at Joint Conference: Lake Michigan, State of the Lake and Great Lakes Beach Association, Green Bay, Wisconsin, November 2-3, 2005 --- Bud Harris et al.

Source Allocation of Suspended Sediment and Phosphorus Loads to Green Bay from the Lower Fox River Sub-basin Using the Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT), Presented at Joint Conference: Lake Michigan, State of the Lake and Great Lakes Beach Association, Green Bay, Wisconsin, November 2-3, 2005. Paul Baumgart (Full Report)

Phosphorus and Sediment Sources and Impacts in the Lower Fox River Subbasin: What's Next?, Presentation to the WDNR, Madison, WI, Kevin Fermanich and Bud Harris, April 6, 2005.

The Effects of Urbanization on Baird Creek, Green Bay, WI, MS Thesis, Jessie C. Fink, University of Wisconsin Green Bay, May 2005.

Second Annual Watershed Symposium Plenary Session, Tim Ehlinger, March 9, 2005.

The Lower Fox Watershed Monitoring Program: Project Overview, Poster at Watershed Symposium, March 9, 2005.

Fox Watershed Monitoring Program: 2004 Update - Water Quality Sampling, Watershed Symposium, Kevin Fermanich, March 9, 2005.

Fox Watershed Monitoring Program: 2004 Update - Biological Sampling, Watershed Symposium, Tim Ehlinger, March 9, 2005.

Poster: Lower Fox River Watershed School-Based Monitoring Program, Watershed Symposium, UWGB/UWM, March 9, 2005.

Poster: Preliminary Monitoring Results - Annual Flow, Precip., TSS & Phosphorus: WY 2004, Watershed Symposium, UWGB/USGS, March 9, 2005.

Poster: Biological Monitoring of the Lower Fox River Watershed - 2004 Update , Watershed Symposium, UWM, March 9, 2005.

Poster: Stream Sampling Methods Used for the Lower Fox River Watershed Monitoring Program, Watershed Symposium, UWGB/UWM/USGS, March 9, 2005.

Phosphorus and Sediment Export in Streams in the Lower Fox River Watershed, WI AWRA Meeting, Delavan, WI, Kevin Fermanich, Paul Baumgart, and Dave Graczyk, March 3-4, 2005.

The Effects of Urbanization on Baird Creek, Green Bay, WI, WI AWRA Meeting, Delavan, WI, Jessie Fink, Kevin Fermanich, and Timothy Ehlinger, March 3-4, 2005.

Poster: Total Suspended Solids-Turbidity Correlation in Northeastern Wisconsin Streams, WI AWRA Meeting, Delavan, WI, Timothy Randerson, Jessie Fink, Kevin Fermanich, Paul Baumgart, and Timothy Ehlinger, March 3-4, 2005.

Lower Fox River Watershed Monitoring Program Update, Fox-Wolf Watershed Alliance Fall Research Meeting, UW-Oshkosh, Paul Baumgart, October 6, 2004.

First Annual Watershed Symposium Introduction, Kevin Fermanich, May 19, 2004.

Monitoring of Biological Integrity in Tributaries to the Lower Fox River, Wisconsin, Watershed Symposium, Tim Ehlinger, May 19, 2004.

Poster: The Lower Fox River Watershed Monitoring Program, Watershed Symposium, UWGB, May 19, 2004.

Poster: Phosphorus Forms and Fate in the Lower Fox River Watershed, Watershed Symposium, UWGB/USGS, May 19, 2004.

Poster: Preliminary Monitoring Results - Hydrographs, TSS & Phosphorus Concentrations, Watershed Symposium, UWGB, May 19, 2004.

Poster: The Effects of Urban Development on Baird Creek, Green Bay, WI, Watershed Symposium, UWGB, May 19, 2004.

Education in Stormwater Session, FWWA Stormwater Conference, Bud Harris, March 31, 2004.

High Schools and Universities Team Up for Water Quality Monitoring, Wisconsin Society of Science Teachers Convention, Lynn Terrien, Bud Harris, Kevin Fermanich, and Tim Ehlinger, March 13, 2004.

From Watersheds to Lakes - Issues, Impacts, Needs, and Opportunities, FWWA Summit, Bud Harris, February 12, 2004.

Lower Fox River Watershed Monitoring Program, UW Consortium, November 25, 2003.

Poster: The Lower Fox River Watershed Monitoring Program, Phosphorus Research Update, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay, November 18, 2003.

Fox Basin Tributary Monitoring: Phosphorus Forms and Loading Update, Phosphorus Research Update, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Paul Baumgart, November 18, 2003.

Overview of the Lower Fox River Watershed Monitoring Program, FWWA Annual Research Meeting, Kevin Fermanich, September 12, 2003.

FWWA Annual Research Meeting, Bud Harris, September 12, 2003.

Northeast Wisconsin & Lake Michigan Watershed Planning Conference, Bud Harris, August 14, 2003.

2003 Annual Teacher Workshop Introduction, Kevin Fermanich, July 21, 2003.