Abstracts

Presentation Abstracts

(1) Introduction to CSREES and Integrated Competitive Grant Programs; An overview of the portfolio of Integrated Programs at CSREES
Diana L. Jerkins, Ph.D., National Program Leader, Ecological Systems, National Research Initiative and Integrated Programs, USDA/CSREES
(2) Aquatic Plant Identification for Shoreland Property Owners
Mary Blickenderfer, University of Minnesota Extension, Grand Rapids, MN
(3) Succession Planning: An Educational Curriculum for Family Landowners
Brad Withrow-Robinson, Oregon State University Forestry Extension, McMinnville, OR, Chal Landgren, Oregon State University Forestry Extension, Beaverton OR
(4) Living Sustainably: It’s Your Choice
Catherine Elliott, University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Orono, ME; Leslie Hyde, University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Lincolnville, ME
(5) National 4-H GreenCamps Certification Initiative: A Program Development Workshop
Will Sheftall, University of Florida Extension, Tallahassee, FL and Les Hyde, University of Maine Extension, Lincolnville, ME
(6) The Global Positioning System: A Hands-on, Field Based Workshop for Natural Resource Managers
John McGee, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA; John Nowatzki, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND
(7) Volunteer Monitoring of E. coli in Upper Midwest Streams: A Hands-on Workshop
Jerry Iles, Ohio State University Extension - South Centers, Piketon, OH, Barbara Liukkonen, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, Kristine Stepenuck, University of Wisconsin-Extension and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Madison, WI, Lois Wolfson, Michigan State University, East Lansing MI
(8) Applying Community-Based Social Marketing in Extension Natural Resource Programs
John Haack, University of Wisconsin-Extension, Spooner, WI
(9) Changing Public Behavior – Increasing Citizen Involvement through Use of Target Audience Information
Elaine Andrews, Kate Reilly - University of Wisconsin Environmental Resources Center, Madison, WI
(10) The Social Constraints of Using Prescribed Fire on the National Forests in Arkansas
Janean H. Creighton - Washington State University, Spokane, WA
(11) Integrating Urban Forestry and Stormwater Management
Kris Tiles, University of Wisconsin-Extension Wausau, WI; Gail Epping Overholt, University of Wisconsin-Extension West Allis, WI
(12) Forest Resource Education for Municipal Land Use Officials (FREMO)
David W. Dickson, University of Connecticut, Haddam, CT
(13) Be an Agent of Change
Betty Wingerter, President NAE4-HA, Ellen Burton, President-Elect ESP, Kathy Dothage, President NEAFCS, Fred Miller, President, NACAA, Mike Reichenbach, President-Elect ANREP, and Dick Senese, Past-President NACDEP
(14) Areas of Excellence – Integrating Extension into the University Mission
Brian J. MacGowan - Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
(15) Natural Resource Education in a Knowledge Economy
Jerry Iles, Ohio State University, Piketon, OH and Dana Oleskiewicz, Ohio State University, Wooster, OH
(16) Features of Effective Self-paced Online Learning Modules
Carla Casler, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
(17) Reducing the Risk of Wildfires: Woodland Owner Fire Schools in Oregon
Stephen Fitzgerald, Oregon State University Extension Service, Redmond, OR and Rick Fletcher, Oregon State University Extension Service, Corvallis, OR.
(18) Tree School…an Educational Model that Makes a Difference!
Michael C. Bondi, Oregon State University Extension Service, Oregon City, OR; Merrily A. Enquist, Oregon State University, Oregon City, OR
(19) UW-Extension’s Role in Wisconsin’s Municipal Stormwater Education Efforts
Suzanne Wade, University of Wisconsin-Extension, Jefferson WI
(20) Making the Most of Agency-Extension Partnerships
Ken Genskow, University of Wisconsin-Madison/Extension, Madison, WI
(21) Developing Community and Regional Wood-to-Energy Partnerships
Henry E. Stelzer, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
(22) Goats, an Environmentally-Sensitive Weed Management Tool After Wildfire
JoAnne Skelly, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, Carson City, NV
(23) Using Injured and Non-injured Wildlife as Ambassadors of Conservation Messages
Nicholas E. Fuhrman, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA
(24) Engaging in the EAB Battle - A Team Approach to Outreach and Education
Kathy Smith, Ohio State University (OSU), Columbus, Ohio and Amy Stone, OSU, Toledo, Ohio
(25) Ohio’s “Call Before You Cut Campaign”
David Apsley, Ohio State University Extension, Piketon, OH; Andy Ware, Ohio Division of Forestry, Columbus, OH
(26) Characterization of Alabama Forestland Owners by Gender and Landholding Size
Kathryn M. Flynn - Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama
(27) Mobile Information Technology Forestry Programs for Limited Resource Audiences at Tennessee State University
Joshua Idassi, Jenell Sargent and Jonell Hinsey
(28) Post-Program Evaluation of Drinking Water Testing and Education Programs
John Exo, University of Wisconsin-Extension, Baraboo, Wisconsin
(29) The Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology as a Dynamic Forestry Extension Evaluation Tool
John F. Munsell, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Blacksburg, VA
(30) Communicating Extension’s Impact
Elissa Wells - Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
(31) Taking Control of Our Own Destiny - Wisconsin’s Woodland Leadership Institute
John DuPlissis, University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI
(32) Michigan 4-H Youth Conservation Council
Darren Bagley, Michigan State University Extension – Genesee County, Flint, MI
(33) Aldo Leopold: Igniting a Land Ethic in Your Community
Janine Kohn - Pheasants/Quail Forever-Leopold Education Project, St. Paul, MN
(34) Out of the Woods & Into the Meeting Room: Developing Facilitation Leadership in Michigan
Georgia Peterson & Lela Vandenberg, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
(35) A Minnesota Environmental Education Leadership Initiative: A Model Program Design and Partnership
Nathan J. Meyer, University of Minnesota Extension, Cloquet MN
(36) New Ideas for New Times: Three Quick Techniques
Viviane Simon-Brown - Oregon State University, Corvallis OR
(37) Kinzua Quality Deer Cooperative: An Outreach Partnership with the Sand County Foundation
Timothy Pierson, Penn State Cooperative Extension-Central Region, Smethport, PA

(38) The Natural Resource Enterprises Program at Mississippi State University
W. Daryl Jones - Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS
(39) Reducing Release Mortality in Recreational Fisheries through Educational Programs in Florida
Bryan Fluech, Florida Sea Grant/ University of Florida Extension Service, Naples, Florida
(40) The Missouri Master Wildlifer Program: Enhancing Wildlife Conservation on Private Lands
Robert A. Pierce II, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
(41) Developing an Outreach Program Aimed at Land Use Regulations & Working Forests
Robert E. Bardon, Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, and Brandon A. King, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
(42) Social Dimensions of Private Well Testing: Why Don’t People Test Their Well Water?
Barbara Liukkonen, University of Minnesota Water Resources Center, St. Paul, MN
(43) Extension Capacity Building in Land Use: The Michigan Case Study
Soji Adelaja, Land Policy Institute, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
(44) Exploring Citizen Involvement in the Restoration of the Florida Everglades
Alyssa Dodd, University of Florida, West Palm Beach, FL; Mark Brennan, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
(45) Knowledge Transfer and Renewable Energy and Carbon Policy: Insights from the Frontline
Dennis Hazel - North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina USA
(46) Carbon Credit Payments for Landowners: Current Options and Future Potentials in Minnesota
Diomy Zamora, University of Minnesota Extension, Brainerd Regional Center, Brainerd Minnesota

(47) Addressing Emerging Natural Resources Issues Using Audience Response Technology
Dean Solomon - Michigan State University Extension, Boyne City, Michigan
(48) Wood to Energy Outreach Program: Fostering Informed Community Discussions
Martha C. Monroe, Lauren McDonell and Annie Oxarart - School of Forest Resources and Conservation, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
(49) Becoming Outstanding in the Field: Resources to Help Volunteer Monitoring Programs Get Started
Kristine Stepenuck - University of Wisconsin-Extension, Madison, WI
(50) A Role for Woodland Owner Associations: Helping them Grow
James C. Finley - Penn State School of Forest Resources, Natural Resources Extension University Park, Pennsylvania
(51) Invasive Plants – The Role of Extension in Weed Management Areas
Wendy West, University of California Cooperative Extension, Placerville, California
(52) Woodland Pool Conservation-An Issue-Based Approach
Kristi L. Sullivan, Cornell University Department of Natural Resources, Ithaca, NY
(53) A Cost-Benefit Analysis of the North Carolina Southern Pine Beetle Prevention Program
Rafael Estevez, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
(54) The Mississippi Comprehensive Southern Pine Beetle Prevention Program
Andrew J. Londo, John D. Kushla, Stephen G. Dicke, Timothy A. Traugott, John B. Auel, James Meeker, Randal Romedy
(55) Sustaining Family Forestlands Through Improved Timber Sales: Applying the Extension Model
Steve Bowers, Oregon State University-Lane County Extension Service, Eugene, OR
(56) Forest Certification: Threat, Opportunity, or Illusion?
H. Glenn Hughes, Mississippi State University Extension Service, Purvis, MS
(57) Summer Youth Forestry Institute Engages Teens in Public Forest Management
Amy Grotta, Washington State University Extension, Renton, WA
(58) “Deep Sea Safari”: An Extreme Student Learning Adventure
Brian Cameron, University of Florida/IFAS Sea Grant Extension, Bay County, FL
(59) This Isn’t Your Father’s Wildlife Habitat Evaluation Program
David Drake, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin
(60) Building Environmental Youth Leadership for High-School Youth: A Model Program and Curriculum
Rebecca L. Meyer, University of Minnesota Extension, Cloquet, MN
(61) Educating Small Acreage Forest Landowners and Potential Service Providers
Jonathan Kays, University of Maryland Cooperative Extension, Keedysville, MD
(62) Partnering with Consulting Foresters for High Impact
Mark A. Megalos, North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
(63) Biomass for Energy on Non-Industrial Private Forestland: Balancing the Extension Message
John F. Munsell, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Blacksburg, VA
(64) The Amity Creek Charrette: Engaging Community in the Development Process
Jesse Schomberg, University of Minnesota Sea Grant Program, Duluth, MN
(65) A Program Design to Reach Unengaged Woodland Owners
Deborah Beyer,University of Wisconsin – Cooperative Extension, Sheboygan, WI
(66) Butterflies as a Hook for Land Ethic Education
Carol F. Mack - WSU/Pend Oreille County Extension, Newport, WA
(67) A Strategic Approach to Lake Planning
Jennifer Erickson, University of Wisconsin- Extension, Baraboo, WI
(68) Increasing the Sustainability of Tourism by Focusing on Natural Resource Stewardship
J. Thomas Chesnutt, Alabama Cooperative Extension System, Auburn University, Alabama
(69) Wisconsin’s Freshwater Estuary Initiative
Patrick Robinson - University of Wisconsin-Extension, Green Bay, WI
(70) Enhancing the Interaction Between Forest Landowners and Resource Professionals
Allyson B. Muth, Penn State School of Forest Resources, Natural Resources Extension University Park, Pennsylvania
(71) Forest Story Cards – A Way to Dialogue About Forests
Sanford S. Smith, Penn State School of Forest Resources, University Park, PA
(72) Alabama Urban and Community Forestry Volunteer Program
Michelle Cole, Alabama Cooperative Extension, Auburn University Auburn, Alabama
(73) Return of the Naturalist: New Horizons in Natural Resources Outreach and Service
Robert M. Emanuel, Oregon State University Sea Grant Extension, Tillamook, OR
(74) Extension: A Modern Day Pony Express?
David Drake, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin
(75) Evolution and Future of Extension Wildlife and Fisheries Programs: What Would Aldo Say?
James E. Miller, Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, Mississippi State, MS


Poster Abstracts

(76) The Influence of Multi-Species Grazing on Continuous CRP
Van Vleet, S.M. - Washington State University, Colfax, Washington
(77) Problems Associated with Antler Restrictions when Managing for Older-aged Bucks
Bill Hamrick, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS
(78) Understanding the Drivers of State Environmental and Natural Resource Conservation Spending: Econometric Analysis of U.S. States
Soji Adelaja, Land Policy Institute, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
(79) Heritage Influence On Participation In Educational Programming
Gary Graham, Ohio State University Extension, Wooster, Ohio
(80) Evaluation Of Changing Farm-Gate Marketing Strategies To Increase Profits
Gary Graham, Ohio State University Extension, Wooster, Ohio
(81) What Happens when it Rains in the Illinois River Watershed?
Robert W. Frazee, University of Illinois Extension, East Peoria, IL
(82) Incorporating web-based resources into extension activities
Kelley Zophy, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
(83) Preferred Methods For Delivering Educational Information To Forest Landowners
Robert E. Bardon, Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
(84) Forest Stewardship Council Resource Manager Certification: Program Impacts and Prospects
Susan E. Moore, Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
(85) Using Video Technology and ‘Edutainment’ to Prepare Extension Professionals for Change
Nicholas E. Fuhrman, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA
(86) Groundwater Education: Reaching out to local communities through well water testing programs
Kevin Masarik, Center for Watershed Science and Education, Stevens Point, WI, and Paul Ohlrogge, Iowa County UW-Extension, Dodgeville, WI
(87) Expanding income potential from wildlife and fisheries recreation on Ames Plantation
Adam Tullos, Mississippi State University, Verona, MS, Daryl Jones, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS
(88) Entomology Adventures for Natural Resource Education
Erwin Elsner, Michigan State University Extension, Traverse City, Michigan
(89) Field Windbreak / Living Snow Fence Crop Yield Assessment
Gary Wyatt, University of Minnesota Extension, Mankato, MN
(90) Strategic Planning Volunteers get Results
Alice M. Crites, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, Logandale, NV, and Buddy Borden, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, Las Vegas, NV
(91) CoyoteBytes.org – A Website to Inform Urban Coyote Management
Robert M. Timm - Hopland Research & Extension Center, University of California, Hopland, CA
(92) New Web Site Helps Wisconsin Plan for Safe Drinking Water
Lynn Markham, University of Wisconsin Extension Center for Land Use Education, Stevens Point, Wisconsin
(93) Natural Resource Enterprises Educational Center in Mississippi: A Tangible Wildlife Management Tool Available for Mississippi Private Landowners
Adam T. Rohnke, Mississippi State University
(94) Agricultural and Natural Resources Extension Outreach Efforts in a Changing World
Roslynn G. Brain and Tracy Irani, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
(95) Looking to the Future - Wisconsin's Woodland Leadership Institute
John DuPlissis, University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI
(96) Incentive Based Nutrient Management: Lake Bloomington Watershed in Illinois
Jodine L. Tate, University of Illinois
(97) The Impact of One Conservation Field Day for Youth
Nathan J. Meyer, University of Minnesota Extension, Cloquet MN; Barb Liukkonen, Minnesota Sea Grant and University of Minnesota Extension, Saint Paul MN
(98) Developing the Riparian Extension Program in Arizona
Jeff Schalau, University of Arizona, Prescott, AZ
(99) Frost-Seeding Legumes for Grassland Bird Habitat Enhancement
Gary Goff, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
(100) Turning Hogs into Eco-Education – Converting Experiment Station into Natural Resources Education Center
J. Thomas Chesnutt, Alabama Cooperative Extension System, Auburn University, Alabama; James S. Bannon, Auburn University, Auburn University, Alabama
(101) Working Together for Community Wildfire Preparedness
Carol F. Mack, WSU/Pend Oreille County Extension, Newport, WA
(102) Outreach to the Woody Biomass Industry in Minnesota
Diomy Zamora, University of Minnesota Extension, Brainerd Regional Center, Brainerd Minnesota
(103) Optical Brighteners as a Microbial Source Tracking Screening Tool
Cara Muscio, Rutgers Cooperative Extension, Toms River, NJ
(104) Effective Watershed Based Forestry Education
Jesse Schomberg, University of Minnesota Sea Grant, Duluth, MN
(105) Solar Energy as an Alternative for Irrigating a Pecan Orchard
Gary L Hawkins, University of Georgia, Tifton, GA
(106) Learning and Working Among the Oaks
Bill Tietje and Beverly Gingg, University of California, Berkeley, CA
(107) Carbon Bond: Teaching Youth about Carbon Capture and Storage using Internet Games
Andrea Feldpausch, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
(108) Living on the Land: Stewardship for Small Acreages, New and Improved!
Susan Donaldson, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, Reno, NV
(109) Fishing for Dollars: Wisconsin’s Lake Winnebago System Experience
Chad Cook, University of Wisconsin—Cooperative Extension, Oshkosh, WI
(110) Succession Planning: A New Educational Curriculum for Family Landowners
Brad Withrow-Robinson, Oregon State University Forestry Extension, McMinnville, OR, Chal Landgren, Oregon State University Forestry Extension, Beaverton OR, Clint Bentz, Boldt, Carlisle and Smith LLC, Salem, OR, Robin Klemm, Oregon State University Austin Family Business Program, Susan Watkins private woodland owner, McMinnville, OR, Michael Cloughesy, Oregon Forest Resources Institute, Portland OR, Gail Wells, Gail Wells Communication, Corvallis, OR, Steve Cox, Oregon State University, Forestry Media Center, Corvallis, OR, and Jeff Hino, Oregon State University Extension, Corvallis, OR
(111) Translating Science to the Community through Volunteer Monitoring: A National and Regional Effort
Jerry Iles, Ohio State University Extension, South Centers, Piketon, OH; Barbara Liukkonen, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN; Kristine Stepenuck, University of Wisconsin-Extension and Wisconsin DNR, Madison, WI; Lois Wolfson, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
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