Presentations


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Keynote Speaker: Living Shorelines:  A Vital Management Strategy to Keep Our Estuaries Healthy and Productive for Generations to Come

Dr. Charles Peterson
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

 

Status of Management and Implementation of Living Shorelines in the South Atlantic Region – Panel 

Moderator: Melody Ray-Culp
US Fish and Wildlife Service

Daniel Govoni
North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality

Dr. Denise Sanger
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources

Jan MacKinnon
Georgia Department of Natural Resources

Kent Smith
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

 

Triaging Estuarine Shorelines:  How to Identify and Use the Best Practical Alternatives That Protect the Coastal Environment and Economy?

Tracy Skrabal
North Carolina Coastal Federation

 

Living Shoreline Research – Recent Research and Development

Moderator:  Eric Hughes
US Environmental Protection Agency

Dr. Rachel Gittman
Northeastern University

Dr. Peter Kinglsey-Smith
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources

Tom Bliss
Georgia Sea Grant

Andrea Noel
Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 

Best Practices for Designing and Constructing Living Shorelines and Lessons Learned in the GSAA Region

Moderator:  Jason Doll
Moffatt & Nichol

Dr. Lexia Weaver
North Carolina Coastal Federation

Tom Havens and Ed Hoffman
Coastal Civil Engineering

Doug Baughman
CH2M Hill

Zachary Schang
Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 

Comparing the Costs Among Living Shorelines and to More Traditional Stabilization Methods

Moderator:  Dr. Amber Whittle
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Ed Hoffman
Greenworks, LLC

Tom Ries
Scheda Ecological Associates, Inc.

 

Promoting Living Shoreline Projects: A Recent Report on Overcoming Institutional Barriers

Bill Cary
Brooks Pierce

 

Living Shorelines: Federal Agency Initiatives

Moderator:  Mary Conley
The Nature Conservancy

Dave Evans
US Environmental Protection Agency

Janine Harris
NOAA Fisheries

Henry Wicker
US Army Corps of Engineers

Jason Engle
US Army Corps of Engineers

 

Educational Tools and Practices 

Moderator:  Suzanne Giles Simon
Restore America’s Estuaries

Whitney Jenkins
North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality

Joy Brown
The Nature Conservancy

Ana Zivanovic-Nenadovic
North Carolina Coastal Federation