[PAST EVENT] CCRM Spring 2012 Workshop: Planning for the Future

May 24, 2012
9am - 3:30pm
VIMS - Watermen's Hall, McHugh Auditorium
1375 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062Map this location
The Virginia Institute of Marine Science's Center for Coastal Resources Management will hold a workshop for local government staff, advisory board members, marine contractors, permitting agents, environmental consultants, and anyone else interested in coastal resources management in the Commonwealth. Speakers include VIMS CCRM scientists, VMRC engineers, and Master Gardeners.

{{http://ccrm.vims.edu/education/workshops_events/spring2012/registrationform_distributed.pdf,Registration deadline}} is May 17th! (lunch included with registration; remember to bring a sweater for the auditorium.)

8:00 am - 9:00 am - Check-In
9:00 am - 3:30 pm - Workshop

Planned Workshop Sessions
Can Living Shorelines be an Effective Form of Coastal Habitat Restoration?
Tidal Shoreline Management in Virginia
Living Shorelines General Permit and Integrated Guidance
Northern Neck Master Gardeners I-SEA Program
2012 General Assembly Updates
Recurrent Flooding Study
Sea Level Rise: State of the Science
Floating Wetlands Pilot Project: Investigating the Potential for a New Stormwater BMP
There will be an optional self-guided field trip to the VIMS Boat Basin to view floating wetlands, living shoreline examples, and progression of the planted beach at VIMS breakwaters.
{{http://ccrm.vims.edu/publications/publications_topics/vwr/vwr_2012_spring.pdf,See the Spring 2012 Virginia Wetlands Report}} for more detailed descriptions of each topic.
{{http://ccrm.vims.edu/education/workshops_events/spring2012/Agenda.pdf,Agenda Details}}

[[dawnf,Dawn Fleming]] 804-684-7380