2014 BMP Symposium

Blacksburg, Virginia
Monday, May 12, 2014

Symposium on Forestry Best Management Practice (BMP)
Effectiveness in the Eastern US

May 12-15, 2014

Note: To submit an abstract you must register for the meeting.  During the registration process you will be asked to upload your information.

  Academics interested in forestry BMP research in the eastern U.S., state and federal forestry agency staff, forest products industry representatives and other state and federal agency personnel interested in water resources.

Registration Fees:
  • Meeting Registration - early registration is $200.00 until April 14 (deadline has been extended), after this date the fee will be $250.00.
  • Students - early registration is $100.00 until April 14 (deadline has been extended), after this date the fee will be $125.00 (student verification required).
Meeting Objectives: 
  • Communicate recent research findings on BMP effectiveness in the eastern U.S. to a broad audience including forest managers and industry representatives, as well as state and federal regulatory agency staff.

  • Catalogue BMP research needs and identify directions for future research.
Topics include:
Forestry BMP influences on in-stream biological processes and aquatic species; hydrologic responses of sediment, nutrients and chemicals at multiple scales (e.g., stream reach, road segment and watershed scale); Modeling BMP effectiveness; Legal context of BMP effectiveness; and BMP effectiveness monitoring costs.

Accreditation: This program has been approved for the following CFE credits by the Society of American Foresters:

May 13 – 6.5 hours Category 1-CF
May 14 – 4.0 hours Category 1-CF
May 15 – 6.5 hours Category 1-CF

Co-Sponsors:  NCASI, Society of American Foresters, and Virginia Tech – Department of Forest Resources and Conservation.


Contact Information

Payment Instructions

  • Note:  If you are planning to pay with a credit card at the meeting, you will have to pay online as we cannot accept credit card payments at the desk.

    If you wish to pay ahead of time by check, please make check(s) payable to "NCASI" and mail to:

    Attn: Tracy Stubbs
    402 Southwest 140 Terrace
    Newberry, FL 32669
    352-331-1745 ext. 221

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