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Constructing Living Shorelines in Alabama and Mississippi

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Topic(s):

Living Shorelines

Priority Issue(s):

Ecosystem Integration , Habitat Conservation

Host Partner(s):

Grand Bay Reserve , Weeks Bay Reserve

Location:

map icon Pelican Landing Conference Center, Moss Point, MS

Date/Time:

calendar icon3/17/2010 - 3/18/2010

Price:

$45.00

Max Applicants:

70

  
Click here for a copy of presenter contact information, shoreline protection product cost estimates, and a list of living shoreline websites, publications, and electronic files distributed to workshop participants.

Special thanks to our partners who made this event possible.



 

Agenda

Time

Session

Media/Resources

Video

Wed Mar 17, 8:30

Registration

9:00

Welcome
LaDon Swann, MS-AL Sea Grant

Welcome to Living Shorelines.pdf

9:15

Introduction to Coastal Processes
Scott Douglass, University of South Alabama

Introduction to Coastal Processes.pdf

10:00

Break

10:15

State and Federal Permitting Requirements in AL and MS – Panel Discussion
Niki Pace, MS-AL Sea Grant; Joy Earp, USACE; Scott Brown, ADEM; Jeff Jordan, ADCNR; Rudolph Villarreal, USACE; Willa Brantley, MSDMR; Robin Dozier, MS Secretary of State Office; Coen Perrott, MSDEQ

Willa Brantley - MS DMR.pdf
Robin Dozier - MS Secretary of State Office.pdf
Coen Perrott - MS DEQ.pdf
Permitting Case Study.pdf

11:30

Networking Lunch

12:15 p.m.

Living Shoreline Design Methodology
Amy Baldwin Moss, FLDEP

Living Shoreline Design Methodology.pdf

1:30

Funding Opportunities
Meg Goecker, NOAA; Sergio Pierluissi, USFWS

Meg Goecker - NOAA Funding.pdf
NOAA Funding Guide 2010.pdf
Sergio Pierluissi - US FWS Funding.pdf

1:45

Living Shoreline Case Studies
Ali Leggett, MSDMR; Jeff DeQuattro, TNC; Cynthia Ramseur, Natural Capital Development

Ali Leggett - MS DMR Gulf Hills Garden Club Coir Log Project.pdf
Jeff DeQuattro - TNC Breakwater Project.pdf
Cynthia Ramseur - Living Shoreline Along Moss Point Waterfront.pdf

3:30

Vendor Social

Thu Mar 18, 8:00

Registration

8:30

Welcome/Questions from Day 1

9:00

Case Studies
Carl Ferraro, ADCNR; Amy Baldwin Moss, FLDEP; Tom Herder, Mobile Bay NEP

Carl Ferraro - Bayou La Batre Project.pdf
Amy Baldwin - NW FL Living Shorelines.pdf
Tom Herder - Shoreline Stabilization at Dog River Park.pdf

10:30

Break

10:45

Load bus for field tour

11:15

Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Site Visit (Moss Point, MS)
Will Underwood, GBNERR

12:00 p.m.

Travel to Brookley Field - Lunch on the bus!

1:00

Brookley Field Site Visit (Mobile, AL)
Scott Douglass, University of South Alabama

2:00

Load bus to return to Pelican Landing

3:00

Wrap-Up and Evaluations