Presentation Video Links

 

 

Day 1:  December 10, 2013

 

Session I

Opening Remarks

Kevin Smith, Maryland Department of Natural Resources

 

Keynote Speaker:  Setting the Stage

Margaret Davidson, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

 

Session II

Understanding Lessons from Science

Karen Duhring, Virginia Institute of Marine Science  Living Shorelines Research Framework

 

Carolyn Currin, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration  Natural and Stabilized Estuarine Shorelines in North Carolina: Research and Policy

 

Donna Marie Bilkovic, Virginia Institute of Marine Science  Ecological Attributes and Trade-offs of Living Shorelines

           

Sadie Drescher, Center for Watershed Protection  Chesapeake Bay Shoreline Management Expert Panel: Water Quality, Models, and Panelist - Oh My!

 

Question and Answer Session  Understanding Lessons from Science

 

Session III

Evolving Living Shorelines:  Techniques and Performance

Bill Shadel, Interstate Environmental Commission  Introduction

 

Scott Hardaway, Virginia Institute of Marine Science  “Living Shorelines” - An Historical Perspective from the Chesapeake Bay: Current Practices and How They Got Here

 

Tracy Skrabal, North Carolina Coastal Federation  Living Shoreline Projects in North Carolina

 

Jon Miller, Stevens Institute of Technology  Innovative “Living Shoreline” Approaches in New York and New Jersey

 

Albert McCullough, Sustainable Science  Innovative Living Shoreline Practices in Maryland

 

Question and Answer Session  Evolving Living Shorelines:  Techniques and Performance

 

Session IV

Adapting Living Shorelines:  Forward Thinking

Panel Discussion  Bhaskar Subramanian, Maryland Department of Natural Resources; Keith Underwood, Underwood and Associates; Rob Young, Western Carolina University; Joe Rieger, Elizabeth River Project

  

Day 2:  December 11, 2013

 

Session V

Using Performance Data to Drive Change

Court Stevenson, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science  Introduction

 

Evamaria Koch, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science  The Need to Create Direction in Shoreline Protection: Using Data to Drive Change

 

Pam Mason, Virginia Institute of Marine Science  What We Know and What We Need to Know: The “Small” and “Big” Picture

 

Question and Answer Session  Using Performance Data to Drive Change

 

Session VI

 

Recognizing Barriers and Identifying Solutions:  Programmatic Tools and Practices

 

Melanie Tymes, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control  Context and Review of Key Barriers for Living Shorelines

  

Dave Evans, Environmental Protection Agency  Living Shorelines: One Federal Perspective

  

Jonathan Stewart, Maryland Department of the Environment  Moving Maryland from Structural to Nonstructural Shoreline Erosion Control Measures

   

Kevin Du Bois, City of Norfolk, Virginia  Promoting Living Shorelines: Recognizing Barriers and Identifying Solutions

  

Question and Answer Session  Recognizing Barriers and Identifying Solutions: Programmatic Tools and Practices

 

Session VII

 

The Business of Living Shorelines

 

J.C. Douglass, Clark Nexsen  Introduction

  

John Flood, Flood Brothers Marine Consultants  Moving Forward

  

Gene Slear, Environmental Concern  The Living Shoreline: A Best Management Practice

  

Jim Cahoon, Bay Environmental  The Business of Living Shorelines

 

 Closing Remarks

 

Buck Sutter, NOAA Office of Habitat Conservation, and Jeff Benoit, Restore America’s Estuaries