Five ERT Staff to Present, Chair Sessions at the RAE/TCS 2016 National Summit

ERT is pleased to announce that four of our staff members are presenting at this week’s Restore America’s Estuaries (RAE) 8th National Summit on Coastal and Estuarine Restoration and 25th Biennial Meeting of The Coastal Society (TCS) in New Orleans, Louisiana. In addition, two of our staff will chair sessions. All five employees are Marine Habitat Resource Specialists who support one of the following: The NOAA Restoration Center in Silver Spring, MD, or Seattle, WA, and the NOAA Office of Habitat Conservation, Habitat Protection Division, in Silver Spring, MD.
 

Presentations include:

  • Janine Harris, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Monday, December 12, 2016, Commerce Room, “Working in Partnerships to Explore the Potential of Coastal Blue Carbon Habitats to Enhance Coastal Conservation”
  • Dr. Melissa Carle, 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, December 13, 2016, St. Charles Ballroom, “A Monitoring and Adaptive Management Framework to Support the Restoration of Resources Injured by the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill”
  • Jamey McEachran, 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, December 13, 2016, St. Charles Ballroom, “DWH NRDA Living Shoreline Project Monitoring Framework”
  • John Floberg, “NOAA's Community- based Restoration Program: 20 Years in Habitat Restoration NRDA Living Shoreline Project Monitoring Framework”

Session Chairs include:

  • Lauren Latchford, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday, December 12, 2016, Magazine Room, Bridging the Gap: Communicating Fishery Management Needs to Habitat Scientists
  • Dr. Carle, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, December 13, 2016, Royal Room, Beyond Vegetation Cover: Examining the Broader Ecological Functions of Coastal Wetland Restoration in the Northern Gulf of Mexico

For more details, please visit: https://www.estuaries.org/images/NOLA_2016/Program_Schedule/2016-Summit-booklet-final-for-web.pdf