Conference proceedings for the 2012 Bacterial Source Tracking – State of the Science Conference
L. Gregory, C. Smith, L. Warrick
The 2012 Bacterial Source Tracking - State of the Science Conference was held February 28-29 at the T Bar M Resort and Conference Center in New Braunfels, Texas. Academia involved in BST analysis; state, federal, and regional agency personnel; elected officials; and other interested persons were targeted through various media outlets.
Prior to the conference, the Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board (TSSWCB) queried state and federal
agencies about what their wants and needs in regards to the state of BST science. Staff from the U.S. Environmental
Protection Agency (EPA), Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD), Texas Commission on Environmental
Quality (TCEQ) and others were asked to identify questions and issues that should be included in conference
presentations and discussion.