The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) and Conservation Information Technology Center (CTIC) partnered to provide information to watershed professionals throughout the state of Indiana. Below you can find agendas and presentations from those events.


Managing Runoff Networking Session
December 2009


  • Riparian Forest Buffers
  • Wetland and Stream Restoration
  • 2 Stage Ditch

Water Quality Monitoring Workshop
October 2009


  • Which Data Are Important and Why
  • Using Data to Support Watershed Protection & Restoration Decisions
  • Watershed Planning and Management
  • Water Quality Standards & Other Regulatory Issues
  • Permitting, Funding and Project Coordination

Integrating Watershed Management Into Your Local Government
May 2009


  • Where Watershed Planning Fits Into Local Planning and Regulation
  • Make Yourself and Your WMP Relevant to Local Leaders

Networking Session: Sharing Successes, Challenges and More
November 2008

Notes from Open Discussion:

  • Crawfordsville Networking Session
  • Madison Networking Session
  • North Manchester Networking Session

Water Quality Monitoring Workshop
November 2007

Presentation Titles

Watershed Planning and Nine Key Elements
Getting the Big Picture:  How to Look at Your Watershed
Purposes of Chemical, Physical and Biological Monitoring
Common Monitoring Parameters and Measurement Methods
Accessing Existing Web-based Data for Assessment and Planning
Using Riverwatch Data for Assessment and Planning
Observational Approaches-NRCS SVAP, Aerial Photos, Habitat RBPs
Characterizing Baseline Waterbody Conditions
Interpreting and Using Existing Data to Identify Pollution Causes and Sources
Monitoring and Pollutant Load Estimation
Simple Spreadsheet Models and More Complex Models
Identifying Critical Areas for BMP Applications
Linking BMP Types and Performance to Pollutant Causes and Sources
Data Quality Objectives and Quality Assurance Project Plans
Who Does the Monitoring?  What Works?  What Doesn't?  What's the Cost? 
                 Part A: Who Monitors and What Works?
                 Part B: Estimating Monitoring Costs
Presenting Monitoring and Assessment Information via Maps & Other Formats
Why Do Monitoring Efforts Succeed or Fail