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2022 - 2023

>>>>>> 2023 <<<<<<

Endangered Species Pesticide Risk Assessment: Opportunities and Implications for Surrogacy, Annie Jean Krueger, Leah Moore Duzy, Ashlea R Frank, Andrew Clawson, Jay Overmyer. Presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) North America 44th Annual Meeting, Louisville, KY, November 12-16, 2023.

Options for Refining Non-Target Terrestrial Plant Testing and Risk Assessment from Pesticide Uses, Clifford Habig. Poster at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) North America 44th Annual Meeting, Louisville, KY, November 12-16, 2023.

Geographically Unique Projects to Inform Pesticide Registrations, Ashlea Frank, Leah Duzy, Tony Burd, Stephanie Darnell. Presentation at the American Chemical Society (ACS) Fall Annual Meeting / AGRO Division, San Francisco, CA, August 13-17, 2023.

Developing Practical, Effective, and Implementable Mitigations in Pesticide Registration Using a Sequential and Repeatable Approach, Ashlea Frank, Leah Duzy, Tony Burd, Stephanie Darnell. Presentation at the American Chemical Society (ACS) Fall Annual Meeting / AGRO Division, San Francisco, CA, August 13-17, 2023.

Endangered species and the row crop revolution: Finding a balance between agricultural efficiency, environmental sustainability, and regulatory stability, Bernalyn McGaughey, Tilghman Hall. Presentation at the American Chemical Society (ACS) Spring Annual Meeting / AGRO Division, Indianapolis, IN, March 26-30, 2023.

Equipping Pesticide Applicators with Knowledge about ESA: An Education and Outreach Concept, Leah Duzy, Tony Burd, Tim Fredricks, Ashlea Frank. Presentation at the American Chemical Society (ACS) Spring Annual Meeting / AGRO Division, Indianapolis, IN, March 26-30, 2023.

Balancing Species Protection and Soybean Production: A Systems approach to Endangered Species Act pesticide mitigations, Annie Krueger, Alan Samel, Ashlea Frank, Leah Duzy. Presentation at the American Chemical Society (ACS) Spring Annual Meeting / AGRO Division, Indianapolis, IN, March 26-30, 2023.

>>>>>  2022 <<<<<<

Current Regulatory Considerations Related to Pesticides, Leah Duzy. Presentation at the Alabama Row Crop Short Course, Auburn, AL, December 13, 2022.

A Review of the Biostimulant Regulatory Landscape, Robin Blake. Presentation at the Science Chemical Industry, December 2022.

How Existing Initiatives Can Inform Feasible Pesticide Mitigations, Ashlea Frank, Annie Krueger, Lydia Cox. Poster at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) North America 43rd Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, November 13-17, 2022.

Considering Co-Benefits When Evaluating Pesticide Mitigation Measures, Annie Krueger, Leah Duzy, Ashlea Frank, Bernalyn McGaughey. Poster at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) North America 43rd Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, November 13-17, 2022.

Non-Target Terrestrial Plant Testing and Risk Assessments for Pesticides, Clifford Habig. Poster at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) North America 43rd Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, November 13-17, 2022.

Species Vulnerability: A Data Centric Approach, Leah Duzy, Andrew Clawson, Ashlea Frank, Lula Ghebremichael. Poster at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) North America 43rd Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, November 13-17, 2022.

Species Extent in Regulatory Decision Making: Tracking Changes and Refinements to the Species Ranges, David Campana, Ashlea Frank, Tilghman Hall, Lula Ghebremichael, John Marton, Chris Hassinger, Paul Whatling. Presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) North America 43rd Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, November 13-17, 2022.

What Do Actions Today Tell Us About Labels of Tomorrow, Ashlea Frank, Principal Consultant Compliance Services International and Technical Consultant to the FIFRA Endangered Species Task Force, State FIFRA Issues Research & Evaluation Group (SFIREG) Joint Meeting of the Environmental Quality Issues (EQI) and Pesticide Operations and Management (POM) Committees, September 19-20, 2022.

Annual World Bioprotection Summit and Awards, Birmingham, UK, May 2022, Robin Blake.  Editorial in Outlooks on Pest Management 2022; ISSN 1743-1026 OPMUB8 33(4), August 2022.

Registrant perspective on the US Fish and Wildlife Consultation process for Malathion, Ashlea Frank (presenter), Dr. Leah Duzy, Paul Whatling, Scott Teed.  Presentation at the American Chemical Society (ACS) Fall National Meeting, Chicago, IL, August 21-25, 2022.

Mitigation Strategy Tool: Potential Options for Mitigation Measures in FIFRA/ESA Consultations, Dr. Annie Krueger, Dr. Leah Duzy, Andrew Clawson, Ashlea Frank, Caleb Pearson, Dr. Manojit Basu. Presentation at the American Chemical Society (ACS) Fall National Meeting, Chicago, IL, August 21-25, 2022.

Using Data for Developing Strategies: Mitigations, Pesticides, and ESA, Leah M. Duzy, Ashlea R. Frank, Tony Burd, Lula Ghebremichael. Presentation at the American Chemical Society (ACS) Fall National Meeting, Chicago, IL, August 21-25, 2022.

Collaborative Approaches to Practical Pesticide Mitigation Measures, Ashlea Frank.  Presentation at EPA Environmental Modeling Public Meeting (EMPM), June 23, 2022.

AMMPS: Informing Discussions on Avoidance, Minimization, and Other Measures for Pesticide and SpeciesLeah M. Duzy, Ashlea R. Frank, Tony Burd, and Lula Ghebremichael. Presentation at the EPA Environmental Modeling Public Meeting (EMPM), June 23, 2022.

Mitigation Strategy Tool, Dr. Annie Krueger, Dr. Leah Duzy, Andrew Clawson, Ashlea Frank, Caleb Pearson, and Manojit Basu. Presentation at the EPA Environmental Modeling Public Meeting (EMPM), June 23, 2022.

The Regulatory World of Algaecides and HerbicidesBernalyn McGaughey.  Presentation at the Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting (JASM), May 14-20, 2022.

Polymer registration under EU REACH: scientific issues & implementation challenges, Warren Scott. Presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) Europe 32nd Annual Meeting, 15-19 May 2022.

Ecotoxicological Concerns Associated with Complex and Variable Nature of Botanical Active Substances, Robin Blake. Presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) Europe 32nd Annual Meeting, 15-19 May 2022.

Groundwater Modelling of Volatile Substances in the EU, Steven Andrews. Presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) Europe 32nd Annual Meeting, 15-19 May 2022.

Fluropolymers (“PFAS”): Understanding the IssuesBernalyn McGaughey.  The Winter edition of the Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Foundations (AERF) Newsletter, Pg. 3, Winter 2022.

COP26: What Does It Mean For The Agriculture Sector?, Robin Blake.  Editorial in Outlooks on Pest Management 2022; ISSN 1743-1026 OPMUB8 33(1), 2022.

2019 - 2021

>>>>>> 2021 <<<<<<

Conservation, Pesticides, and Endangered Species, Ashlea Frank, Leah Duzy, Timothy Fredricks, John Marton, Tony Burd. Presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) SciCon4 North America 42nd Annual Meeting (virtual), November 14-18, 2021.

AMMPS: Informing Discussions on Avoidance, Minimization, and other Measures for Pesticides and Species, Leah Duzy, Ashlea Frank, Tony Burd, Lula Ghebremichael. Presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) SciCon4 North America 42nd Annual Meeting (virtual), November 14-18, 2021.

Weight of Evidence for Threatened and Endangered Species: A Case Study, David Campana, Leah Duzy, Ashlea Frank, Jeffrey Giddings. Presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) SciCon4 North America 42nd Annual Meeting (virtual), November 14-18, 2021.

Addressing Variability in EPA-FIFRA Non-Target Terrestrial Plant Testing, Clifford Habig. Presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) SciCon4 North America 42nd Annual Meeting (virtual), November 14-18, 2021.

Biopesticide Summit – Regulatory Reform of Biopesticides, Virtual Conference, 6th July 2021, Robin Blake.  Editorial in Outlooks on Pest Management 2021; ISSN 1743-1026 OPMUB8 32(4) 141–184, 2021.

Data and Methods for Evaluating Pesticide Use in Turf, Ashlea Frank, Lula Ghebremichael, Tilghman Hall, Leah Duzy, Chad Jones, David Campana.  Presentation at the American Chemical Society (ACS) Fall Meeting & Expo (virtual), August 22-26, 2021.

Keeping up with Biocide and Chemical Legislation after Brexit, Nick Keeble. Presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) Europe 31st Annual Meeting (virtual), 3-6 May 2021.

>>>>>> 2020 <<<<<<

Data and Discernment: Glyphosate as a Case Study, Bernalyn McGaughey.  Presentation at the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) Annual Meeting, Maui, HI, March 2-5, 2020.

Challenges Associated with Registration of Botanical Active Substances in the EU, Robin Blake.  Presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) SciCon Europe 30th Anniversary Annual Meeting (online), 3-7 May 2020.

Derogation Considerations in the Context of Guidance for Endocrine Disruptor Assessments, Steven Andrews.  Presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) SciCon Europe 30th Anniversary Annual Meeting (online), 3-7 May 2020.

Will the European Green Deal More Sustainable?, Robin Blake.  Editorial in Outlooks on Pest Management 2020; ISSN 1743-1026 OPMUB8 31(5) 197–244, 2020.

Evaluating Whether Potential Effects From a Pesticide Are Reasonably Certain to Occur, Ashlea Frank, T. Hall, R.R. Charlton.  Presentation at the American Chemical Society (ACS) Fall Meeting & Expo (virtual), August 17-20, 2020.

How Growers Make Decisions: An Economic Perspective, Leah Duzy, David Campana.  Presentation at the American Chemical Society (ACS) Fall Meeting & Expo (virtual), August 17-20, 2020.

The FIFRA Endangered Species Task Force: Dealing With Unusual Challenges and Multiple Agencies, Bernalyn McGaughey, Ashlea Frank.  Presentation at the American Chemical Society (ACS) Fall Meeting & Expo (virtual), August 17-20, 2020.

Using Historical Wind Speed Data to Refine Estimates of Offsite Pesticide Deposition, David Campana, Chad Jones, Leah Duzy, Larry Brewer, Michelle Blickley.  Presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) SciCon2 North America 41st Annual Meeting (virtual), November 15-19, 2020.

A Tool to Rapidly Sequence ESA-Listed Species for FIFRA/ESA Processes, Leah Duzy, Ashlea Frank, Tony Burd, Dan Campbell, Lula Ghebremichael, Ya-Wei Li.  Presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) SciCon2 North America 41st Annual Meeting (virtual), November 15-19, 2020.

Towards the Best Available Information for FIFRA/ESA Assessments, Ashlea Frank, David Campana, Tilghman Hall, Robin Charlton.  Presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) SciCon2 North America 41st Annual Meeting (virtual), November 15-19, 2020.

Refinements to EPA’s TerrPlant Non-Target Plant Assessment, Clifford Habig.  Presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) SciCon2 North America 41st Annual Meeting (virtual), November 15-19, 2020.

>>>>>> 2019 <<<<<<

The Utility of the Avian Dietary Toxicity Test in Ecological Risk Assessment and a Path Forward for Reduction of Animal Use, Audrey Bone, Larry Brewer, Cliff Habig, Steven Levine, Dwayne Moore, Spencer Mortensen, Stephanie Plautz. Presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) North America 40th Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON, CA, November 3-7, 2019.

Linking Endpoints from Mesocosms and Other Field Studies to Environmental Protection Goals, Jeffrey Giddings, Richard Brain, Aileen Maldonado, Matt McCoole, Larry Brewer. Presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) North America 40th Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON, CA, November 3-7, 2019.

Separating the Wheat from the Chaff: Objective Evaluation of Ecotoxicity Data for Use in Ecological Risk Assessment, Jeffrey Giddings, Cliff Habig, Larry Brewer, Jeffrey Wirtz, Jennifer Stafford. Presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) North America 40th Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON, CA, November 3-7, 2019.

Defining and Refining Concepts of Avian Exposure to Pesticide-treated Seeds, Jonathan Maul, Eric Peterson, Phil Smith, Larry Brewer. Presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) North America 40th Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON, CA, November 3-7, 2019.

Risk Assessments for Pesticide Effects on Terrestrial Plants, Clifford Habig. Presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) North America 40th Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON, CA, November 3-7, 2019.

Ontogeny of a Pesticide Application with Respect to FIFRA/ESA Endangered Species Risk Interpretation, Bernalyn McGaughey. Presentation at the American Chemical Society (ACS) 258th Fall National Meeting & Exposition, San Diego, CA, August 25-29, 2019.

Informing National-Level Assessments with FESTF’s “Gopher” Data Integration Tool, Ashlea Frank. Presentation at the American Chemical Society (ACS) 258th Fall National Meeting & Exposition, San Diego, CA, August 25-29, 2019.

Investigating the Adoption of Conservation Activities by Agricultural Stakeholders, Leah Duzy. Presentation at the American Chemical Society (ACS) 258th Fall National Meeting & Exposition, San Diego, CA, August 25-29, 2019.

It’s Not About Glyphosate – Or ScienceBernalyn McGaughey.  Summer edition of the Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Foundations (AERF) Newsletter, Pg. 11, Summer 2019.

Current & Future Challenges for Achieving & Maintaining Good Chemical Status in EU Water Bodies Following Pesticide Use, Robin Blake. Presentation at the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) 14th International Congress of Crop Protection Chemistry & European Crop Protection Association (ECPA) Conference, Ghent, Belgium, 19-24 May 2019.

Incorporating Benefits Assessments in Registration Review, Leah Duzy.  Presentation at the SELAMAT Workshop and ICAMA Meeting, China, April 2019.

Diquat: A Case Study of Pesticide Registration and Registration Review through 58 Years of Regulatory Development in the U.S.Jennifer Stafford.  Presentation at the SELAMAT Workshop and ICAMA Meeting, China, April 2019.

Economics of Pest Management: Present and Future Considerations, Leah Duzy. Presentation at the Georgia/Florida Soybean and Small Grain Expo, Perry, GA, January 15, 2019.

2016 - 2018

>>>>>> 2018 <<<<<<

Field Evaluation of the Potential for Avian Exposure to Clothianidin following the Planting of Clothianidin-treated Corn SeedMcGee S, Whitfield-Aslund M, Duca D, Kopysh N, Dan T, Knopper L, Brewer L. PeerJ 6:e5880, 2018.

FIFRA/ESA Assessments and Beyond: How FESTF’s Data Management Tool, Gopher, Answers Questions and Provides Options, Ashlea Frank, Tilghman Hall, Dan Campbell, Bernalyn McGaughey. Presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) 39th Annual Meeting, Sacramento, CA, November 4-8, 2018.

State of the Science of Mayfly Ecotoxicity Testing, Jeffrey Wirtz, Matt McCoole, Paul Sibley, Laurent Lagadic, David Soucek, Teresa Norberg-Kind, Ivo Roessink. Presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) 39th Annual Meeting, Sacramento, CA, November 4-8, 2018.

Where is the Biology in Terrestrial Vertebrate Pesticide Risk Assessments?, Clifford Habig. Poster presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) 39th Annual Meeting, Sacramento, CA, November 4-8, 2018.

Exploring Complementary Options that Optimize the FIFRA/ESA Process, Leah Duzy, Ashlea Frank, Bernalyn McGaughey, Tiffany Carro, and Paul Whatling. Presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) 39th Annual Meeting, Sacramento, CA, November 4-8, 2018.

Importance of Chemical Legislation to Water Quality in Agriculture, Dr. Robin Blake. Presentation at the agriculture water interface: Current topics, Royal Society of Chemistry, London, UK, 1 November 2018.

How Higher-Tier Data Can Strengthen a Pesticide Risk Assessment: Examples with Pyrethroids, Jeffrey Giddings, Russell Jones, Scott Jackson, and Ted Valenti. Presentation at the American Chemical Society (ACS) 256th Fall National Meeting & Exposition, Boston, MA, August 19-23, 2018.

FESTF Gopher: Improving Data Management, Accessibility, and Use, Ashlea Frank, Bernalyn McGaughey, Tilghman Hall, and Lula Ghebremichael. Presentation at the American Chemical Society (ACS) 256th Fall National Meeting & Exposition, Boston, MA, August 19-23, 2018.

Voluntary Conservation: Benefit and Cost Considerations for Stewardship Programs, Leah Duzy, Bernalyn McGaughey. Presentation at the American Chemical Society (ACS) 256th Fall National Meeting & Exposition, Boston, MA, August 19-23, 2018.

Industry Perspective on Scientific EvaluationMelinda Bowman.  Presentation at the Western Plant Health (WPHA) Regulatory Conference, Sacramento, CA, July 25-26, 2018.

Concentration & Integration of Markets Affecting Agriculture, C. Robert Taylor. Presentation at the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Conference, Las Vegas, NV, July 2018.

Publicly-available, Curated Database of Water and Sediment Monitoring Data for Synthetic Pyrethroids, Jeffrey Giddings, David Campana, and Jeffrey Wirtz for the Pyrethroid Working Group (PWG). Poster presentation at the California Water Boards Science Symposium, Sacramento, CA, June 2018.

An Economic Perspective on Outcomes, Leah Duzy. Presentation at the CropLife America (CLA) & RISE Regulatory Conference, Arlington, VA, April 25-27, 2018.

FESTF Gopher – A Data Integration Tool to Inform Decisions in FIFRA/ESA Processes, Ashlea Frank. Presentation at the CropLife America (CLA) & RISE Regulatory Conference, Arlington, VA, April 25-27, 2018.

>>>>>> 2017 <<<<<<

Exposure of Birds and Mammals to Soil-Incorporated Pesticides, Clifford Habig, Kris Venkatesh. Poster presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) 38th North America Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, November 12-16, 2017.

Assignment of Task Force Resources to USFWS for Data Aggregation, Ashlea Frank, Bernalyn McGaughey, Kayla Campasino, Richard Kemmnan. Poster presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) 38th North America Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, November 12-16, 2017.

Evaluating Mesocosm and Microcosm Studies with Atrazine: Interpreting Effects and Weighting Studies for Relevance and Reliability, Jeffrey Giddings, David Campana, Shyam Nair, Richard Brain. Poster presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) 38th North America Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, November 12-16, 2017.

Mesocosm Studies Provide Useful Evidence for Aquatic Risk Assessment – A Pyrethroid Example, Jeffrey Giddings, Kayla Campasino. Poster presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) 38th North America Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, November 12-16, 2017.

Effects of Invasive Species on Native Populations of Aquatic Organisms in the San Francisco Bay-Delta and Freshwater Tributaries: A Review, Bryson Finch, Jeffrey Giddings. Presentation at the 20th International Conference on Aquatic Invasive Species (ICAIS), Ft. Lauderdale, FL, October 22-26, 2017.

Aquatic Plant and Algae Management and Endangered Species: Stresses or Stressors, Risks or Benefits?, Ashlea Frank. Presentation at the 57th Annual Meeting of the Aquatic Plant Management Society (APMS), Daytona Beach, FL, July 16-19, 2017.

Net Benefit Conservation Approaches Designed for Endangered Species and Pesticides, Ashlea Frank. Presentation at the Biodiversity Without Boundaries – The NatureServe Conservation Conference, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 9-13 April 2017.

Bioconcentration, Biotransformation, and Biomagnification of Pyrethroids, Jeffrey Giddings, Kayla Campasino. Presentation at the American Chemical Society (ACS) 253rd National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 2-6, 2017.

Concentrations of Synthetic Pyrethroids in Surface Water and Sediment from Agricultural and Urban Land Use Areas – Thoughts About Interpretations of Monitoring Data, Jeffrey Giddings, David Campana, Jeffrey Wirtz. Presentation at the American Chemical Society (ACS) 253rd National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 2-6, 2017.

>>>>>> 2016 <<<<<<

Process and Criteria for Efficient Assessment of Pesticide Risk to Endangered Species, Jeffrey Giddings, Bernalyn McGaughey. Presentation at the 7th Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) World Congress / SETAC North America 37th Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, November 6-10, 2016.

Refining Co-occurrence and Proximity Analyses for Endangered Species Assessments, Ashlea Frank. Presentation at the 7th Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) World Congress / SETAC North America 37th Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, November 6-10, 2016.

The Effect of Scaling Factors on Terrestrial Organism Pesticide Risk Assessments, Clifford Habig. Presentation at the 7th Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) World Congress / SETAC North America 37th Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, November 6-10, 2016.

Photo-enhanced Toxicity of Two Weathered Macondo Crude Oils to Early Life Stages of the Eastern Oyster (Crassostrea virginica), Bryson E. Finch, Emily S. Stefansson, Chris J. Langdon, Suzanne M. Pargee, Susanna M. Blunt, Susan J. Gage, William A. Stubblefield. Published in Marine Pollution Bulletin, (in press) October 2016.

Phototoxic Target Lipid Model of Single Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons, Solmaz Marzooghi, Bryson E. Finch, William A. Stubblefield, Olga Dmitrenko, Sharon L. Neal, Dominic M. Di Toro. Published in Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, doi:10.1002/etc.3601, September 2016.

Analysis of Monitoring Data for Synthetic Pyrethroids in U.S. Surface Water and Sediment, John Frew, Jeffrey Wirtz, Jeffrey Giddings, David Campana. Poster presentation at the American Chemical Society (ACS) Fall National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 21-25, 2016.

At the Front of a Storm: What Emerging Federal Processes for Endangered Species Risk Assessment will Mean to the Registration of Aquatic Herbicides, Bernalyn McGaughey. Presentation at the Aquatic Plant Management Society (APMS) 56th Annual Meeting, Grand Rapids, MI, July 17-20, 2016.

Unintended and Paradoxical Aggregate Economic and Environmental Effects, C. Robert Taylor and Ronald D. Lacewell. Presentation at the Universities Council on Water Resources Annual Meeting, Pensacola, FL, June 21-23, 2016.

Aquatic Refugia: Relevance and Significance in Ecological Risk Assessment, Kayla Campasino, Jeffrey Giddings, David Campana. Presentation at the Pacific Northwest (PNW) Chapter of Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) 37th Annual Meeting, Bellingham, WA, June 1-4, 2016.

Lake Health, Copper and Your Health, Bernalyn McGaughey. Presentation at the Michigan Inland Lakes Convention – Science and Leadership: A Formula for Successful Lake Protection and Management, Boyne Mountain Resort, Boyne Falls, MI, April 18-22, 2016.

The Past, Present and Future of Assessing Potential Risk of Pesticides to Federally Listed Species: A FESTF Perspective, David Campana. Presentation at the Biodiversity Without Boundaries – The NatureServe Conservation Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico, April 18-22, 2016.

Risk Assessment Options for the FIFRA/ESA Interim Approach and Beyond, Bernalyn McGaughey. Presentation at the CropLife America (CLA) & RISE Spring Conference, Arlington, VA, April 12-14, 2016.

Risk Assessment for Endangered Species: New Approaches and Policy Implications, Jeffrey Giddings, Bernalyn McGaughey. Presentation at the CropLife America (CLA) & RISE Spring Conference, Arlington, VA, April 12-14, 2016.

Pesticide Regulation: Unintended Consequences of Over-Conservative Risk Assessment on the Agricultural & Food Sector, C. Robert Taylor. Presentation at the CropLife America (CLA) & RISE Spring Conference, Arlington, VA, April 12-14, 2016.

Pesticide Use in Cannabis: What’s Holding Registrants Back?, Ashlea Frank. Presentation at the Association of American Pesticide Control Officials (AAPCO) Annual Meeting, Alexandria, VA, March 6-9, 2016.

2013 - 2015

>>>>>> 2015 <<<<<<

Non-Traditional Agriculture: Path to Future Food Production, Paul Harrington, Ronald D. Lacewell, C. Robert Taylor. Technical report (TR-483) published under the Texas Water Resources Institute, December 2015.

Using Data Compiled by FESTF to Support A National Endangered Species Assessment Case Study on Organophosphate Insecticides, Ashlea Frank, Richard Kemman, Kayla Campasino, Tilghman Hall, Nicholas Poletika, Paul Whatling, Laura Phelps. Presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) 36th North America Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, November 1-5, 2015.

Exploring a Mechanism to Access Existing and Localized Best Available Data for National Pesticide Risk Assessment, David Campana, Ashlea Frank, Richard Rupp, Perry Beale, Tilghman Hall, Dan Campbell. Poster presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) 36th North America Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, November 1-5, 2015.

The Impact of Underlying Assumptions on Avian And Mammalian Pesticide Risk Assessments, Clifford Habig. Poster presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) 36th North America Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, November 1-5, 2015.

National-Level Endangered Species Assessment for Chlorpyrifos: Aquatic Speices, Jeffrey Giddings, Micheal Winchell, Ashlea Frank, Bernalyn McGaughey, Nick Poletika. Presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) 36th North America Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, November 1-5, 2015.

Perspectives on the Derivation of Aquatic Life Criteria for Pesticides, Jeffrey Giddings and Dwayne Moore. Presentation at the Invited Expert Meeting on Revising U.S. EPA’s Guidelines for Deriving Aquatic Life Criteria, Arlington, VA, September 14-16, 2015.

EU’s Classification, Labeling and Packaging Regulations (CLP), Rob Harrington. Presentation at the National Candle Association (NCA) Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, June 4, 2015.

Sea Turtle Organotypic Culture: Viability and Suitability for Toxicity Testing, Kayla Campasino, Benjamin Higgins, Dr. Weimin Gao, Dr. Sarah Webb, Dr. Kamaleshwar Singh, Dr. Michael Hooper, and Dr. Celine Godard-Codding. Poster presentation at the PNW Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) 24th Annual Meeting, Portland, OR, April 30 -May 2, 2015.

NatureServe’s Federally Listed Species Location Data Play an Important Role in EPA’s FIFRA Risk Assessments, Ashlea Frank. Presentation at the Biodiversity Without Boundaries, The NatureServe Conservation Conference, Traverse City, MI, April 27-30, 2015.

The Endangered Species Act: Providing Stepping Stones for the Path Forward, Bernalyn McGaughey. Presentation at the CropLife America (CLA) & RISE Spring Conference, Arlington, VA, April 23, 2015.

FIFRA Endangered Species Task Force (FESTF): Best Available Data to Meet FIFRA Endangered Species Assessment Requirements, Bernalyn McGaughey, Tilghman Hall, Dan Campbell, Ashlea Frank, and David Campana. Presentation at the CropLife America (CLA) & RISE Spring Conference, Arlington, VA, April 2015.

When Aggregated Data Means Opportunity in the FIFRA/ESA Emerging Species Assessment and Consultant Process: Definition of Species Range, Bernalyn McGaughey, Perry Beale, Richard Rupp, and Tilghman Hall. Presentation at the AAPCO Conference, Alexandria, VA, March 8-11, 2015.

>>>>>> 2014 <<<<<<

Organotypic Cultures Open New Avenues of Research in Reptilian Toxicology, Kayla Campasino, Benjamin Higgins, David Klein, Weiman Gao, Sarah Webb, Amanda Parra, Michael Hooper, Celine Godard-Codding.  Poster presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) North America Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada, November 9-13, 2014.

A Tiered Aquatic Risk Assessment of Pyrethroid Insecticides for Agricultural and Residential Use, Jeffrey Giddings, Paul Hendley, Scott Jackson, Michael Dobbs, Aldos Barefoot, Gary Mitchell, Kevin Henry, Richard Allen. Presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) North America Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada, November 9-13, 2014.

The Synergistic Effect of Piperonyl Butoxide (PBO) on the Toxicity of Pyrethrins to Hyalella Azteca, Jeffrey Giddings, Jan Sharp. Poster presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) North America Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada, November 9-13, 2014.

Aggregating, Validating, and Portraying Species Location Data for Use in National Level Pesticide Risk Assessment, Bernalyn McGaughey, Ashlea Frank, Tilghman Hall, Dan Campbell. Poster presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) North America Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada, November 9-13, 2014.

Assessing the Potential Risk of Isoxaflutole Use on Soybeans to Threatened and Endangered Species, Michael Dobbs, Ashlea Frank, David Campana, Joshua Amos, Robin Sur, Tilghman Hall, Chris Holmes. Poster presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) North America Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada, November 9-13, 2014.

Underlying Assumptions for EPA’s Pesticide Exposure and Risk Assessment Models, Clifford Habig. Poster presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) North America Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada, November 9-13, 2014.

EU’s Classification, Labeling and Packaging Regulations (CLP), Rob Harrington. Presentation at the National Candle Association (NCA) webinar on CLP Regulations, October 23, 2014.

Labeling Requirements Under the New OSHA Global Harmonization Standard (GHS), Rob Harrington. Presentation at the Consumer Specialty Products Association (CSPA) Consumer Labeling Workshop, Rosemont, IL, October 8, 2014.

The Role of Multiple Species and Crop Attributes in Better Understanding the Potential for Pesticide Exposures, Bernalyn McGaughey. Presentation at the Assessing Risks to Endangered and Threatened Species from Pesticides – 3rd Interagency Workshop on Joint Interim Approaches to NAS Recommendations, Bailey’s Crossroads, VA, October 6, 2014.

Characterizing Individual Sources of Uncertainty in EFED Standard Aquatic Risk Assessments Using Best Available Data, Paul Hendley, Jeffrey Giddings. Presentation at the Assessing Risks to Endangered and Threatened Species from Pesticides – 3rd Interagency Workshop on Joint Interim Approaches to NAS Recommendations, Bailey’s Crossroads, VA, October 6, 2014.

Aquatic Risk Assessment of Agricultural and Residential Uses of Pyrethroid Insecticides in the US: An Overview, Jeffrey Giddings, Paul Hendley, Scott Jackson, Michael Dobbs, Al Barefoot, Gary Mitchell, Kevin Henry, Richard Allen, Paul Whatling, Dick Freelander. Presentation at International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) 13th International Congress of Pesticide Chemistry, San Francisco, CA, August 10-14, 2014.

Higher-Tier Risk Characterization of Agricultural Uses of Synthetic Pyrethroids: Species Sensitivity Distributions, Species Response Distributions, Risk Quotients, Joint Probability Curves, and Risk Statements, Jeffrey Giddings, Michael Dobbs, Sean McGee, Kevin Henry, Gary Mitchell, Matt McCoole, Richard Allen, Paul Whatling, Dick Freedlander, Scott Jackson, Paul Hendley, Amy Ritter, Dean Desmarteau, Chris Holmes, Jeffrey Wirtz, David Campana. Presentation at International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) 13th International Congress of Pesticide Chemistry, San Francisco, CA, August 10-14, 2014.

Application of Landscape-Scale Data to Management Decisions Made for Maintaining Biodiversity in Natural Ecosystems Potentially Influenced by Agricultural Activities, Bernalyn McGaughey, Leslie Honey, Ashlea Frank. Presentation at International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) 13th International Congress of Pesticide Chemistry, San Francisco, CA, August 10-14, 2014.

Summary and Interpretation of Monitoring Data for Synthetic Pyrethroids In U.S. Surface Water and Sediment, Jeffrey Giddings, Paul Hendley, Michael Dobbs, Gary Mitchell, Jeffrey Wirtz, David Campana. Presentation at International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) 13th International Congress of Pesticide Chemistry, San Francisco, CA, August 10-14, 2014.

Applying Data to Endangered Species Assessments: Resolving Challenges in Data Collection and Application, Bernalyn McGaughey. Presentation at the Regulation of Agrochemicals, part of C&C USA, Raleigh, NC, July 22, 2014.

Experiences With Test Concentration Selection for FSTRA and AMA Testing: What Has Worked and What Has Not Worked, Clifford Habig. Poster presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) North America Focused Topic Meeting: Endocrine Disruption, Research Triangle Park, NC, February 2014.

>>>>>> 2013 <<<<<<

Endangered Species Evaluations: Providing a Stable Platform Leading to Compliance with FIFRA and ESA Standards, Bernalyn McGaughey, Tilghman Hall, Dan Campbell. Poster presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) 34th North America Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, November 17-21, 2013.

Risk Assessment for Terrestrial Vertebrates from Soil-Incorporated Pesticides, Cliff Habig. Poster presentation at Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) 34th North America Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, November 17-21, 2013.

Beyond Screening Level Assessments for Terrestrial Vertebrate Risk Assessments, Cliff Habig. Poster presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) 34th North America Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, November 17-21, 2013.

Evaluating the Potential Effects of a Mosquitocide on Federally Listed Species, Ashlea Frank, Tilghman Hall, Bernalyn McGaughey, Paul Whatling. Poster presentation at Entomology 2013, Austin, TX, September 2013.

The Relative Sensitivity of Macrophyte and Algal Species to Herbicides and Fungicides: An Analysis Using Species Sensitivity Distributions, Jeffrey M. Giddings, Gertie Arts, and Udo Hommen. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management, 9999:1-11, 2013.

2010 - 2012

>>>>>> 2012 <<<<<<

Pesticide Regulation and the Endangered Species Act, Bernalyn McGaughey (co-editor), American Chemical Society (ACS) Agrochemical Division symposium series book, November 6, 2012.

Patterns in the Toxicity of Synthetic Pyrethroids to Aquatic Species, Jeffrey Giddings, Jeffrey Wirtz, and Pyrethroid Working Group, Poster presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) North America Annual Meeting, Long Beach, CA, November 11-16, 2012.

Development of a Spatial Dataset Representing Land Use to Support National-Level Listed Species Analysis for EPA’s Registration Review of Pesticides, Patrick Havens, Tilghman Hall, Bernalyn McGaughey, Ashlea R. Frank, Greg Konkel. Poster presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) North America Annual Meeting, Long Beach, CA, November 11-16, 2012.

The Emerging Process of Pesticide National-Level Listed Species Analysis in Support of FIFRA Registration Review, Bernalyn McGaughey, A. Tilghman Hall, Dan Campbell. Poster presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) North America Annual Meeting, Long Beach, CA, November 11-16, 2012.

EU Biocidal Products Regulation: An Overview of the Biocide Authorization Process and Key Considerations of New Legislation, Alison McGuire & Carl Thompson. The Consumer Specialty Products Association (CSPA) Mid-Year Meeting, May 2012, Chicago, IL.

Aquatic Herbicide Toxicology, Bernalyn McGaughey. The Interface Between Aquatic Herbicide Use and Salmonids: A Focus on Critical Habitat in the Pacific Northwest Region, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, June 6, 2012.

>>>>>> 2011 <<<<<<

The Relative Sensitivity of Macrophyte and Algal Species to Herbicides and Fungicides: An Analysis Using Species Sensitivity Distributions (Workgroup Paper), Jeffrey Giddings. The Species Sensitivity Distribution Work Group (SSD WG), functioning under the umbrella of the Aquatic Macrophyte Ecotoxicology Group (AMEG), Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC), September 30, 2011, CSI Report No. 11702.

Spatially Defining Relationships Between ESA-listed Species and Pesticide Uses in Agricultural Crops, Ashlea Frank, CSI, Greg Konkel, CSI, Bernalyn McGaughey, CSI, A. Tilghman Hall, Bayer. Poster presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) North America Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, November 13-17, 2011.

Next Steps in Endangered Species Risk Assessments, Cliff Habig, CSI. Poster presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) North America Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, November 13-17, 2011.

>>>>>> 2010 <<<<<<

CLP Regulation: Implications of New Classification & Labeling Requirements in the European Union for U.S. Companies, Warren Scott, CSI-Europe & Carl Thompson, CSI-USA. Poster presentation at the Consumer Specialty Products Association (CSPA) Mid-year Meting Innovention Program, 4-6 May 2010.

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