2012 Annual Meeting Agenda

Friday, October 26

9:00 Registration
10:00 Daniel Lewis, Texas Forest Service

Replanting efforts: Taking on the big challenge

10:30 Greg Creacy, Texas Parks and Wildlife

Recovery response at Bastrop State Park

11:00 Mike Fisher, Bastrop County Emergency Management

The Lost Pines Recovery Team

11:30 Ron Billings, Texas Forest Service

Bastrop State Park: Devastation and Recovery 2011-2012

12:00 Lunch
1:30 Tom Arsuffi and E. D. Seldomridge, Texas State University

Texas Hill Country Stewardship

2:00 Bayani Cardenas, University of Texas

How the pulse of a river affects its liver

2:30 Jared Timmons, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension

Feral hogs and riparian areas

3:00 Break
3:30 Steve Raabe, San Antonio River Authority

In-Stream Flows in the San Antonio River Basin – From science to environmental flow standards

4:00 James Tracy, Texas A&M University

Tamarisk beetles, endangered flycatchers, and riparian restoration

4:30 Timothy Birdsong, Texas Parks and Wildlife

Expanded support for conservation of Texas rivers through increased recreational access and sustainable use

5:00 Free time to explore the trails!
6:30 Dinner Social and Texas Riparian Association Business Meeting

*Note: Sky Lewey will be discussing the Remarkable Riparian digital project during the business meeting and we will hold TRA Board elections.

Saturday, October 27

7:00 Breakfast
8:00 Load vans for Field Trip
8:30 Tour north end of fire on Griffith League Ranch and view erosion in headwater channels
10:30 Tour south end of fire at Bastrop State Park and view road washouts and ongoing erosion control efforts.
12:00 Picnic Lunch
1:30 Return to McKinney Roughs Nature Park