Consortium Documents

Meeting Summaries

2020 Meeting Summaries & Videos
2019 Meeting Summaries
  • November Consortium Meeting Summary: The fourth meeting … was held on November 5th, 2019 at Sweet Briar College in Amherst, Virginia … the Consortium discussed and prioritized online tool options for both landowners and practitioners to enhance collaboration, coordination, and implementation … see full meeting notes »
  • October Consortium Meeting Summary:The Consortium was held on Thursday, October 24th, 2019 at the Central High School Agriculture Center in Goochland, VA … Stroud Water Research Center led a discussion about research needs for the Consortium, then everyone gathered in small groups to address Action Team goals and strategies … see full meeting notes »
  • September Consortium Meeting Summary: The second meeting of the Consortium … was held on Thursday, September 26th, 2019 at the Old Dairy Barn Retreat Center in Warm Springs, Virginia … The Consortium Planning Team shared the draft Consortium Goals (see below) and the proposed Action Team Structure … see full meeting notes »
  • May Consortium Meeting Summary: The first meeting of the Consortium … was held on Thursday, May 30th, 2019 at Victory Hall in Scottsville, Virginia … Amber Ellis of the James River Association welcomed participants to the meeting and
    provided a background of the effort … see full meeting notes »

Summit Meetings

Summit Meeting Summaries,Videos & Materials

Upper and Middle James Consortium Buffer Summit 2020, October 2020

    • Meeting Agenda
    • Full Video Meeting
      • 23:19: State of our Buffers in the James Watershed – an update on WIP III progress (James Martin, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality)
      • 37:19: Flash networking discussion
      • 42:24: Panel 1: Buffers Beyond the Teenage Years: Stewarding your Buffer into Adulthood (Patti Nylander and Lara Johnson, Virginia Department of Forestry; Amber Ellis, James River Association)
      • 1:26:20: Panel 2: Why Conservation Makes Sense: Stories from the Field (Bill Braford, Blue Chip Forestry and Farmer in the Upper James; Matt Ehrhart – Stroud Water Research Center)
      • 2:11:44: Alluvial/Riparian Natural Plant Communities of our Region: Biodiversity Assessment, Restoration, and Stewardship (Devin Floyd, Center for Urban Habitats)
      • 2:43:51: DCR perspective (Jim Echols, Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation)
      • 3:00:06: Panel 3: Reimagining the Conservation WorkForce: Restoring Communities and Water Quality (Christopher Rashad Green, Free*Dome Unlimited, Shea Zwerver – Pennsylvania Department of Natural Resources)

Upper and Middle James Consortium Buffer Summit 2019, October 2019

    • 2019 Buffer Summit Summary: The Consortium held the first Annual Buffer Summit at the BARN Agricultural Center in Buckingham, Virginia on October 23rd, 2019 … practitioners and professionals gathered to listen to presentations and share their stories and ideas.Read all »

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