[Coral-List] 2010 International Submerged Lands Management Conference - Online Webinar Series

Walczak, Joanna Joanna.Walczak at dep.state.fl.us
Tue Aug 10 10:04:57 EDT 2010

Dear Coral-Listers,

Some of you may be interested in attending this free online webinar series hosted by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection's Office of Coastal and Aquatic Managed Areas. Please direct any questions to the contact listed in the announcement below.

Joanna C. Walczak, M.S.
Assistant Manager, Coral Reef Conservation Program /
MICCI Program Coordinator
Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Phone: 305-795-2111
Please Note: Under Florida's broad public records law, our e-mails may be subject to public disclosure.

29th International Submerged
Lands Management Conference
Webinar Series: September  - December 2010

Increase awareness of the management issues surrounding submerged lands within the U.S, Canada, and the Caribbean, and provide a forum for discussion about submerged lands issues.

Session Topics

Tuesday, September 7, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. EST
Keynote Address

Thursday, September 9, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. EST
Sea Level Rise and Property Rights
Innovative land use planning policies for adapting to sea level rise.

Thursday, September 23, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. EST
Submerged Resources in the Face of a Changing Climate
How management strategies are evolving to accommodate climate change and sea level rise.

Thursday, October 7, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. EST
Mapping, Modeling and the Use of GIS in the Management of Submerged Lands Resources
How GIS can be used to facilitate the development of further knowledge and improve decision making.

Thursday, October 21, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. EST
Submerged Lands Restoration and Nurseries
Discussions of successful coral nursery, oyster restoration and seagrass restoration projects.

Thursday, November 4, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. EST
Managing the Balancing Act: Recreational Boating Use and Protecting Submerged Land Resources
How managers are establishing a sustainable balance between public use and coastal resource protection.

Thursday, November 18, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. EST
Managing Cultural Resources on Submerged Lands
Methods of documenting and evaluating impacts to submerged cultural resources.

Thursday, December 2, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. EST
Conservation and Management of Submerged Lands and Related Resources
Different strategies used by various governmental and private entities to protect submerged lands and related resources.

Thursday, December 16, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. EST
Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

For more information, visit www.submergedlandsconference.com<http://www.submergedlandsconference.com>.

Karen J. Bareford
Planning Manager
Office of Coastal and Aquatic Managed Areas
Phone: (850)245-2094
Karen.Bareford at dep.state.fl.us

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