D'Olive Watershed Restoration Workshop


December 3-4, 2019

City Hall Meeting Room
1705 Main Street
Daphne, AL 36526


Build capacity in local communities to manage and restore coastal watersheds for long-term sustainability. The first day will focus on lessons learned from the past five years of implementing restoration projects in the D’Olive watershed to reduce sediment transport and peak flows during runoff. The second day will focus on application of Gridded Surface Subsurface Hydrologic Analysis products to improve City/County stormwater management.


Tuesday, December 3, 2019
8:30 am           Check-in and Coffee
9:00 am           Welcome, Roberta Swann, Jason Kudulis, Mobile Bay NEP
9:30 am           D’Olive Watershed Restoration Lessons Learned, Greg Jennings

10:30 am         Break

11:00 am         Vegetation Lessons Learned and Path to Success, Eve Brantley
11:30 am         Local Government Roles in Watershed Sustainability, Ashley Campbell
12:00 pm         Lunch
1:00 pm           Field Tour of D’Olive Projects
5:00 pm           Informal Networking: Bluegill Restaurant, 3775 Battleship Parkway, Spanish Fort


Wednesday, December 4, 2019

8:30 am           Check-in and Coffee

9:00 am           Introduce Watershed Modeling System (WMS) and Gridded Surface Subsurface Hydrologic Analysis (GSSHA)

9:30 am           How to use WMS interface with GSSHA

10:00 am         How to build a GSSHA model

10:30 am         Break

10:45 am         How to implement detention into a model

11:30 am         How to view results

12:00 pm         Lunch

Automated GSSHA Watershed Analysis (AGWA)

1:00 pm           Open individual models in AGWA

1:30 pm           Creating detention workflow utilizing watershed specific models

2:30 pm           Break

2:45 pm           Reviewing watershed specific model outputs

4:00 pm           Adjourn



Online Registration

General Registration Day 1 and 2: $200

General Registration Watershed Sustainability: $100

General Registration Watershed Modeling Systems: $100

CEUs approved from Auburn University

No Registration Fee for Local Government and Nonprofit Representatives – but registration is required.



Thank you to workshop sponsors: Geosyntec, Goodwyn, Mills, Cawood, Hydro-Engineering, Jade Consulting, Thompson Engineering

Workshop partners: Mobile Bay National Estuary Program, City of Daphne, City of Spanish Fort, Clean Water Future, Auburn University and the Alabama Cooperative Extension System

Questions? Contact Eve Brantley, brantley@auburn.edu or Ashley Campbell, acampbell@daphneal.com