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May 16 webinar final

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May 16 webinar final

  1. 1. AmericanNatural Resource WetlandsEnterprises: Diversifying MonthIncome and Conservation Webinaron Private Lands www.epa.gov/owow/awa May 16, 2011
  2. 2. May is American Wetlands Month: Learn! Explore! Take Action!-Outreach and Education on the benefits of healthywetlands is important during American Wetland Monthand all year long-Both Regulatory and Non-regulatory partnerships arecrucial for the protection of wetlands- Private landowners and local decision makers needcommunity-based and tools and incentives to enhancewetland protection 2
  3. 3. Justin Schneider JSchneider@infarmbureau.org Brian MacGowan macgowan@purdue.edu Adam T. Rohnke arohnke@ext.msstate.edu W. Daryl Jones djones@cfr.msstate.eduwww.naturalresources.msstate.edu 3
  4. 4. W. Daryl Jones, Ph.D.Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, & Aquaculture Mississippi State University 662/325-5769 djones@cfr.msstate.eduwww.naturalresources.msstate.edu 4
  5. 5. Outdoor Recreation in USA Participants - 87.5 million Expenditures – $122 billion (US) spent Hunting - $23 billion Fishing - $42 billion Wildlife watching - $46 billion 5
  6. 6. Outdoor Recreation in Mississippi Hunting $1,203,742,401 – economic impact 38,274 jobs created
  7. 7. Outdoor Recreation in MississippiFishing $690,161,178 – economic impact 12,176 jobs created 7
  8. 8. Outdoor Recreation in Mississippi Wildlife watching $791,337,311 – economic impact 20,985 jobs created 8
  9. 9. Outdoor Recreation in MississippiTotal economicimpact$2,685,240,89071,435 jobscreated 9
  10. 10. Outdoor Enterprises in MississippiHunting $23,364,968 – economic impact 360 jobs created 10
  11. 11. Outdoor Enterprises in Mississippi Gun range operations $7,887,355 – economic impact 139 jobs created Paintball sports $6,143,931 • 71 jobs created 11
  12. 12. Outdoor Enterprises in MississippiAngling $1,195,135 – freshwater • 18 jobs created $4,022,752 – charter boat • 60 jobs created 12
  13. 13. Outdoor Enterprises in MississippiAgritourism $3,425,834 – economic impact 42 jobs created 13
  14. 14. Outdoor Enterprises in MississippiWildlife watching $1,046,280 • 12 jobs created 14
  15. 15. Outdoor Enterprises in MississippiHorse trail riding $3,583,135 • 46 jobs created 15
  16. 16. Outdoor Enterprises in Mississippi$50,669,390 –total economicimpact748 full- andpart-time jobscreated 16
  17. 17. Rural Land Values with Recreation$654 per acreincrease52% increase inland valuesLand covers Hardwood forests Agricultural lands 17
  18. 18. NRE Program at MSUInformationdeliveryWell informedclienteleIncomediversification 18
  19. 19. NRE ProgramPartner networkOutreach programming Landowner workshops Demonstrations Websites Marketing 19
  20. 20. Landowner Workshop SeriesHosted on landownerpropertyInvolve communityleadersPresentations fromprofessionals andlandownersHow to information 20
  21. 21. Landowner WorkshopsConducted 45events Extramurally funded Over 3,000 participantsEvents in 8states and Sweden 21
  22. 22. Workshop ResultsRating – 3.8 on 4point scaleParticipants (98%)met managementgoalsParticipants (75%)will change landuse practices 22
  23. 23. Workshop ResultsAverage individualownership = 1,141acres Forested – 63% Agriculture – 20% Fallow – 8% Wetlands – 9% 23
  24. 24. Workshop ResultsExpected annual earnings $25,208 per landowner $26.53 per acre $13 million – aggregate cash flowImproved 1.2 millionacres in conservation Over 100,000 wetland acres 24
  25. 25. Adam T. RohnkeDepartment of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Aquaculture Mississippi State University 601/857-2284 arohnke@ext.msstate.edu www.naturalresources.msstate.edu 25
  26. 26. National Program FocusInitial states inc. Indiana • 4 workshops • Several presentations to commodity groups South Carolina • 3 workshops Minnesota Conducted workshops • 1 workshop Program Interest 26
  27. 27. Outdoor Recreation in Indiana Hunting 272,000 hunters $223 million spent Fishing 768,000 anglers $627 million spent Wildlife Watching 2,000,000 participants $933 million 27
  28. 28. Indiana – Preliminary Planning Multiple conference calls NRE staff visits Presented to local partners and host landowners Assisted in program design Produced marketing materials 28
  29. 29. Indiana Workshops – 2009-2010 Wilkins Farm, Inc. Montgomery County Woodling’s Farm Monroe County Dagaz Acres Ohio County Dull’s Tree Farm Boone County 29
  30. 30. Indiana Video 30
  31. 31. Brian MacGowan Department of Forestry and Natural Resources Purdue University 765/647-3538 macgowan@purdue.eduhttp://web.ics.purdue.edu/~macgowan/ 31
  32. 32. Indiana PartnersLocal partners included: Purdue Univ. IN Farm Bureau Nature Conservancy of IN Local soil and water conservation districts Indiana Agricultural Law Foundation, Inc. 32
  33. 33. Indiana – Wilkins Farm Inc.Topics Real-life examples Liability Morning Afternoon Field issues Presentations Tours Outdoor recreation Sustainable forestry 33
  34. 34. Indiana – Woodling’s FarmTopics Real-life example Liability Morning Afternoon Field issues Presentations Tours Alt. energy production Sustainable forestry 34
  35. 35. Indiana – Dagaz Acres, Inc.Topics Real-life example Liability Morning Afternoon Field issues Presentations Tours Outdoor recreation Watershed protection 35
  36. 36. Indiana – Dull’s Tree FarmTopics Real-life example Liability Morning Afternoon Field issues Presentations Tours Christmas Trees Outdoor recreation 36
  37. 37. Indiana Results 3.8 on 4.0 scale 95% of participants met wildlife management goals 94% of participants met revenue goals 67% of participants will change land use practices 37
  38. 38. Indiana ResultsExpected annual earnings $16,319 per landowner $36.57 per acre $1 million – cash flow 38
  39. 39. Indiana Results Average individual ownership = 255 acres Forested – 40% Agriculture – 42% Fallow – 14% Wetlands – 4% 10,764 acres enrolled 39
  40. 40. Indiana - Future2 additional workshopsAug./Sept. 2011Business planning,liability, zoning, etc. 40
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  42. 42. Justin Schneider Indiana Farm Bureau 317/692-7835JSchneider@infarmbureau.orghttp://www.infarmbureau.org/ 42
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  44. 44. W. Daryl Jones, Ph.D.Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, & Aquaculture Mississippi State University 662/325-5769 djones@cfr.msstate.eduwww.naturalresources.msstate.edu 44
  45. 45. NRE Program Future Plans 45
  46. 46. Program Future Plans Expand workshop series Advanced workshops Outreach programming Demonstrations Web-based training Funding recruitment 46
  47. 47. Marketing and Program Visibility Publications Newsletter Press kit folders Brochures Website 47
  48. 48. Program Website Usability Branding Future content Podcasts Videos Flash examples E-MS Outdoors website 48
  49. 49. Marketing: Website Stats 2010 45,716 visitors 139 Countries 50 States Over 40,000 page views 49
  50. 50. National BenefitsConservation of sensitivelandsSustainable economicdevelopmentLandowner income andstewardshipOutdoor recreation 50
  51. 51. Conclusions Outreach provides needed skills Owners enhance income Stakeholder collaboration Sustainable development & resource conservation in rural communities 51
  52. 52. RememberMay is American Wetlands Month: Learn! Explore! Take Action! www.epa.gov/owow/awa Audience Questions? 52

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