2019 Workshop: Applications and Potential of Ecosystem Services Valuation within USDA – Advancing the Science

 

Patriots Plaza 3, 355 E St SW, Washington DC, 20024 
April 23-24, 2019
 
 

WORKSHOP PROCEEDINGS

(Draft Proceedings - will be finalized in August 2019)

 
All of these documents are in Portable Document Format [PDF].
 
 
 

 

 

TUESDAY AM, APRIL 23

 
SESSION 1. PAST AND PRESENT EXPERIENCES WITHIN USDA
 
Introduction: Why A Valuation Workshop?  
Daniel Hellerstein (USDA Economic Research Service)
 
Luanne Lohr (USDA Forest Service)
 
Ecosystem Service Values That Have Been Used In USDA Program Evaluations: How They Might 'Advance The Science'  
LeRoy Hansen (Economic Research Service USDA)
           
 
Economic Effects Of Recreation Use: The National Visitor Use Monitoring Data  
Donald English (USDA Forest Service)
Eric White (USDA Forest Service)
J.M. Bowker (USDA Forest Service)
Susan Winter (USDA Forest Service)
           
 
 
SESSION 2. BENEFITS TRANSFER, META-ANALYSIS, AND BEYOND …
 
The Use of Meta-Analysis for Large-Scale Ecosystem Service Valuation: Progress, Prospects and Challenges  
Robert Johnston (Clark University)
Dana Marie Bauer (Clark University)
           
 
Property Values And Water Quality: A Nationwide Meta-Analysis And The Implications For Benefit-Transfer
Dennis Guignet (Appalachian State University)
Matthew T. Heberling (US Environmental Protection Agency)
Michael Papenfus (US Environmental Protection Agency)
Olivia Griot (ABT Associates)
Ben Holland (ABT Associates)
           
 
Structural Benefit Transfer For The Valuation Of Ecosystem Services  
Moritz A. Drupp (University of Oldenburg)
Jasper Meya (University of Oldenburg)
           
 
Discussant: Stephen Swallow (University of Connecticut)
           
  
 

TUESDAY PM, APRIL 23

 
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
 
The Use of ESVs In USDA: An Overview of The Barriers And The Prospects 
Kathleen Segerson (University of Connecticut)
 
 
SESSION 3. WATER QUANTITY AND QUALITY
 
Projecting The Provision And Value Of Water From National Forests In Southern California Under Ecological Change  
Lorie Srivastava (University of California – Davis)
Michael Hand (USDA Forest Service)
John Kim (USDA Forest Service)
José Sánchez (USDA Forest Service)
           
 
Willingness To Pay For Water Quality By Lake Erie Recreational Anglers: A Combined Revealed-Stated Preference Approach  
Wendong Zhang (Iowa State University)
Brent Sohngen (The Ohio State University)
Yilan Xu (The Ohio State University)
Hocheol Jeon (Korea Environmental Institute)
           
 
Agricultural Practices, Nutrient Pollution And The Value Of Freshwater Ecosystem Services  
Bruno Basso (Michigan State University)
Cloe Garnache (University of Oslo)
Joseph A. Herriges (Michigan State University)
David Hyndman (Michigan State University)
Frank Lupi (Michigan State University)
Jan Stevenson (Michigan State University)
           
 
Discussant: Charles Rhodes (TBD Economics LLC)
  
 
SESSION 4. HUMAN DIMENSIONS
 
Prioritizing Conservation Efforts To Support Human Health At The Rural-Urban Fringe 
Jake Hochard (East Carolina University)
Randall Etheridge (East Carolina University)
Yuanhao Li (Norwegian School of Economics)
Ariane Peralta (East Carolina University)
Charles Sims (University of Tennessee)
           
 
Spatial Economics Of Citizen Science  
David Kling (Oregon State University)
Sonja Kolstoe (Salisbury University)
Tu Nguyen (Oregon State University)
           
 
Hurry Up and Weight: Auxiliary Data to Improve Representativeness of Inference from Citizen Science Data 
Sonja Kolstoe (Salisbury University)
Trudy Cameron (University of Oregon)
           
 
 

WEDNESDAY AM, APRIL 24

 
SESSION 5. RISK, UNCERTAINTY, NATURAL CAPITAL
 
Is Risk Diversification A Justification For Providing Multiple Ecosystem Services?  
Charles Sims (University of Tennessee)
Travis Warziniack (USDA Forest Service)
           
 
When Does Natural Science Uncertainty Translate Into Economic Uncertainty? Insights For Ecosystem Service Valuation 
Shana McDermott (Trinity University)
David C. Finnoff (University of Wyoming)
Jason F. Shogren (University of Wyoming)
Christopher Kennedy (George Mason University)
           
 
The Economic Value Of Irrigated Land Retirement In The Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program 
Dale Manning (Colorado State University)
Mani Rouhi Rad (Colorado State University)
Jordan Suter (Colorado State University)
Chris Goemans (Colorado State University)
Ryan Bailey (Colorado State University)
Zaichen Xiang (Colorado State University)
           
 
Discussant: Roger von Haefen (North Carolina State University)
 
 
SESSION 6. OUTDOOR RECREATION
 
Valuing Fauna Richness and Habitat in Wilderness 
Jeff Englin (Arizona State University)
Octavio Valdez-Lafarga (Universidad Autónoma de Occidente)
Thomas Holmes (USDA Forest Service)
           
 
Facilitating The Valuation Of Aquatic Ecosystem Services: Tool Integration And Multimetric Indicators Of Water Quality  
Todd Doley (U.S Environmental Protection Agency)
Joel Corona (U.S Environmental Protection Agency)
Charles Griffiths (U.S Environmental Protection Agency)
Matt Massey (U.S Environmental Protection Agency)
Chris Moore (U.S Environmental Protection Agency)
Brenda Rashleigh (U.S Environmental Protection Agency)
Will Wheeler (U.S Environmental Protection Agency)
Arndt Gossel (U.S Environmental Protection Agency)
Stephen Muela (U.S Environmental Protection Agency)
Steve Whitlock (U.S Environmental Protection Agency)
Julie Hewitt (U.S Environmental Protection Agency)
           
 
Incorporating Resource Use Conflicts And Beliefs On Future Status-Quo Outcomes Into Choice Experiment Analysis: Implications For The National Park Service 
Sahan Dissanayake (Portland State University)
Andrew Meyer (Marquette University)
           
 
Discussant: Frank Casey (US Geological Survey)
                                       
 
 

WEDNESDAY PM, APRIL 24

 
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
 
The Use of Big Data in ESVs 
Roger von Haefen (NC State University)
 
 
SESSION 7. LANDSCAPE-LEVEL ECOSYSTEM SERVICES
 
Provisioning Of Non-Timber Forest Products 
James L. Chamberlain (USDA Forest Service)
Greg Frey (USDA Forest Service)
C. Denise Ingram (Independent Consultant)
Michael G Jacobson (Pennsylvania State University)
C. Meghan Starbuck Downes (Columbus State University)
           
 
Valuing Invasive Species Management In Heterogeneous Landscapes Using Coupled Human-Natural Systems Modeling  
Clayton Michaud (University of New Hampshire)
Shadi S. Atallah (University of New Hampshire)
Ju Chin Huang (University of New Hampshire)
Karen P. Bennett (University of New Hampshire)
Jessica Leahy (University of Maine)
           
 
Estimating The Value of Carbon Sequestration in U.S. Forests, 2015-2050  
Jeff Kline (USDA Forest Service)
Randall Bluffstone (Portland State University)
John W. Coulston (USDA Forest Service)
Robert G. Haight (USDA Forest Service)
David N. Wear (USDA Forest Service)
Kathryn Zook (Office of Environmental Markets USDA)
           
 
Discussant: David Simpson (RDS Analytics)
 
WRAP UP. PERSPECTIVES ON ADVANCES IN ECOSYSTEM SERVICES VALUATION
 
Rapporteur: Thomas Holmes (USDA Forest Service)
                                       
 
 
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