Past Workshops

Workshop details and speaker presentations can be downloaded by visiting the links below, or, type the key words for the workshop in the “Search” box on the top right of this screen and press “Go”. If you are interested in hosting a workshop in your area, please contact us. Workshops may be tailored to address local needs and issues in your community or region. Below are photos from the field and previous workshops.

 

 

 

 

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Past Workshops

 

2018:

Planning & Facilitating Collaborative Meetings; Fairhope, AL; July 25-26, 2018

Current Topics in Plant Identification; Weeks Bay Reserve: June 6-8, 2018

The Future of NOAA and Water; NOAA Disaster Response Center, Mobile, AL: May 24, 2018

Planning and Facilitating Collaborative Meetings; Dauphin Island Sea Lab, AL; April 26-27, 2018

Managing Visitor Use Along the Northern Gulf, March 14-15, 2018, Grand Bay Reserve

Social Science Workshop, Grand Bay Reserve, 3/13/2018

Rain Barrel Workshop, Jan 13, 2018, Grand Bay NERR

 

2017:

Wetland Conservation Finance – Texas Style, Harte Research Institute, Dec 19, 2017

Gulf Coast Outpost Business Summit, Nov 29, 2017, Gulfport, MS

Bridging Scientific & Planning Communities to Improve Coastal Resilience: A Science Communication Workshop, Oct-Nov, 2017, Texas Coastal Bend

Gulf Decision Support Tree Website, Nov 8, 2017, Grand Bay Reserve

Gulf Coast Phenology Trail Citizen Science Workshop, Oct 28, 2017, Grand Bay NERR

Wetland ID and Delineation Course, Sept 26-29, 2017, Weeks Bay Reserve

Research Symposium, Sept 9, 2017, Grand Bay Reserve

Science, Syrup and Sausage, Sept 9, 2017, Grand Bay Reserve

Rain Barrel Workshop, Aug 26, 2017, Grand Bay Reserve

Smart growth and watershed protection: tools for stormwater management, July 12, 2017, Spanish Fort, AL

Estuary Class, Apalachicola Reserve, 5/12/2017

Living Shorelines, Apalachicola Reserve, 5/9/2017

Bay Friendly Landscaping, Apalachicola Reserve, 5/5/2017

Oysters 101, Apalachicola Reserve, 5/3/2017

Intro to Estuaries, Apalachicola Reserve, 4/14/2017

Oysters 101, Apalachicola Reserve, 4/4/2017

Using the Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation (RUSLE 2) to Predict Water Erosion and Sediment Deposition Rates on Construction Sites on the Coast, Weeks Bay Reserve, 3/28-29/2017

Bay Friendly Landscaping Workshop, Apalachicola Reserve, 3/24/2017

Invasive Plants in Residential/Urban Landscapes: Knowing your Enemies and How to Control Them, Weeks Bay Reserve Auditorium, 3/22/2017

Living Shorelines Forum, Apalachicola Reserve, 3/14/2017

Oysters 101, Apalachicola Reserve, 3/10/17

Wetland Rapid Assessment Procedure: A Two-Day Workshop, Weeks Bay Reserve, 3/8/2017-3/9/2017

Behavior Change Marketing, FL, 2/9/2017, Apalachicola Reserve

Ecological Effects of Sea Level Rise in the Northern Gulf of Mexico, 1/27/2017, Weeks Bay Reserve, Grand Bay Reserve

Behavior Change Marketing, 1/26/17, NOAA Disaster Response Center, Mobile, Alabama

Behavior Change Marketing, Jan 12, 2017, Mission-Aransas Reserve

 

2016:

Estuary Class, 12/9/16, Apalachicola Reserve

Share local knowledge to design an online decision support tree for climate change tools in the Gulf of Mexico, 12/9/2016, Mississippi

Share local knowledge to design an online decision support tree for climate change tools in the Gulf of Mexico, 12/5/16, Alabama

Communicating Your Science, 10/28/16, FL Panhandle

Historic, Cultural, and Ecological Benefits of Trees,10/27/2016, Apalachicola Reserve

Preparing for Change: Increasing Resilience of Coastal Communities, Oct 20 2016, Spanish Fort, Alabama

Estuary 101, Oct 7 2016, Apalachicola Reserve

Invasive Exotic Species Workshop, Sept 15 2016, Apalachicola Reserve

Communicating Your Science, Sept 13, 2016, Dauphin Island Sea Lab, AL

Communicating Your Science, Sept 12, 2016, Big Branch Marsh, LA

Seagrass Exploration Class, Aug 19, 2016, Apalachicola Reserve

A Research Symposium, Aug 4-5, 2016, Weeks Bay Reserve

RStudio Statistics Course, July 25-27, 2016, Grand Bay Reserve

Planning and Facilitating Collaborative Meetings, July 13-14, 2016, Apalachicola Reserve

Blue Carbon: A Management Tool for Conservation & Restoration of Coastal Wetlands, July 13, 2016, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Blue Carbon: A Management Tool for Restoration & Conservation of Coastal Wetlands, June 28, 2016, Baton Rouge, LA

Seagrass Exploration Class, June 3, 2016, Apalachicola Reserve

HACCP- Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point, May 25-25, 2016, Grand Bay Reserve

Use of Native Grasses in Erosion Control, Habitat and Aesthetics: May 13 2016, Spanish Fort, AL

Blue Carbon: A new tool for coastal conservation and restoration – May 10, 2016, Tampa, FL

Communicating Your Science, Apr 28 2016, Mission-Aransas Reserve

Early Detection, Rapid Response, Apr 27, 2016, Apalachicola Reserve

Plant Identification, Apr 12-14, 2016, Weeks Bay Reserve

Blue Carbon: A Management Tool for Restoration & Conservation of Coastal Wetlands, Apr 6 2016, Galveston, TX

Leave No Trace, Mar 30 2016, Grand Bay Reserve

Discovering Steps to Safeguard our People and the Places They Live: A Climate Adaptation Training for Coastal Communities, Jan 26-28, 2016, Mobile, AL

Planning and Facilitating Collaborative Meetings, Jan 26-27, 2016, Apalachicola

Actions for Compliance: Positive Steps for Contractors Toward Meeting Regulatory Requirements, Jan 12 2016, Weeks Bay Reserve, AL

 

2015:

Living Shorelines and Coastal Friendly Landscaping (for Residents): Dec 9 2015, Apalachicola Reserve

FEMA Flood Insurance Informational Workshop, Nov 10 2015, Apalachicola Reserve

Blue Carbon: A Management Tool for Conservation & Restoration of Coastal Wetlands, Nov 5 2015, Port Aransas, TX

Blue Carbon: A Management Tool for Conservation & Restoration of Coastal Wetlands (Naples, FL) Oct 22, 2015

An Interactive Sea Level Rise Workshop: Protecting Coastal Communities by linking Science and Citizens, Oct 7 2015, Grand Bay Reserve

Blue Carbon: A Management Tool for the Conservation and Restoration of Coastal Wetlands (AL, MS), Sept 10, 2015

Behavior Change Workshop: Aug 31, 2015, Sarasota, FL

An Interactive Sea Level Rise Workshop: Protecting Coastal Communities by linking Science and Citizens, Aug 14, 2015, Grand Bay Reserve

Wilderness First Aid, Aug 6-7, 2015, Grand Bay Reserve

Navigating Shifting Sands: Oil on our Beaches, Aug 5, 2015, Pensacola, FL

Blue Carbon: A Management Tool for the Conservation and Restoration of Coastal Wetlands (FL), July 28, 2015

Coastal CHARM, June 2, 2015, Apalachicola Reserve

SCAT (Shoreline Clean-up Assessment Team) Training, June 1-3, 2015, Apalachicola Reserve

How to have a Firewise Home, May 30, 2015, Grand Bay Reserve

Longleaf in the Park: Fairhope’s Pineywoods Heritage, May 15, 2015, Weeks Bay Reserve

Living Shorelines & Coastal Friendly Landscaping Workshop, May 15, 2015, Apalachicola Reserve

Introducing Green Infrastructure for Resilience Workshop, Apr 30, 2015, Apalachicola Reserve

Planning and Facilitating Collaborative Meetings, Apr 15-16, 2015, Rookery Bay Reserve

Bridging the Gap Between Oil Spill Researchers and Responders, Apr 14, 2015, Mission-Aransas Reserve

Managing Visitor Use in Coastal and Marine Protected Areas, Mar 25-26, 2015, Mission-Aransas Reserve

Planning and Facilitating Collaborative Meetings, Mar 18-19, 2015, Grand Bay Reserve

Permeable Pavement Design: Coastal Low Impact Development Design Workshop Series, Feb 26, 2015, Weeks Bay Reserve

Constructed Stormwater Wetland Design & Vegetation: Coastal Low Impact Development Design Workshop Series, Feb 25, 2015, Weeks Bay Reserve

Swale, Level Spreader, and Vegetated Filter Strip Design: Coastal Low Impact Development Design Workshop Series, Jan 29, 2015, Weeks Bay Reserve

Bioretention Design & Vegetation: Coastal Low Impact Development Design Workshop Series, Jan 28, 2015, Weeks Bay Reserve

CHARM Open House, Jan 20, 2015, Grand Bay Reserve

Actions for Compliance: Positive Steps for Contractors Toward Meeting Regulatory Requirements for Preventing Erosion, Controlling Sediment and Protecting Coastal Waterways, Jan 12, 2015, Alabama

 

2014:

Surface Water Identification and Training: A Stream Classification Course, Dec 9-11, 2014, Weeks Bay Reserve

ArcGIS II: Essential Workflows- Nov 4-6, 2014, Grand Bay Reserve

Longleaf in the Park: Fairhope’s pineywoods heritage, Nov 1, 2014, Weeks Bay Reserve

Carbon Market Credits and Conservation Benefits, Sept 26, 2014

Wilderness First Aid, Sept 24-26, 2014, Grand Bay Reserve

Advanced Topics in Hydric Soils, Sept 9-10, 2014, Grand Bay Reserve

ArcGIS II: Essential Workflows (Version 10.1), Aug 5-7, 2014, Grand Bay Reserve

NOAA Coastal Inundation Mapping Course, July 29-30, 2014, Grand Bay Reserve

ArcGIS I: Intro to GIS (Version 10.1), June 11-12, 2014, Grand Bay Reserve

Forum for Ecological Restoration: Focus on Seagrass, May 13, 2014, Apalachicola Reserve

Red Snapper Summit, May 6, 2014, Grand Bay Reserve

Wetlands and Water Quality: Regulating Construction Impacts in Coastal Areas, Apr 15-17, 2014, Grand Bay Reserve

ArcGIS II: Essential Workflows (Version 10.1), Apr 1-3, 2014, Grand Bay Reserve

ArcGIS I: Introduction to GIS (Version 10.1), Mar 18-19, 2014, Grand Bay Reserve

Planning and Facilitating Collaborative Meetings Workshop, March 12-13, 2014, Apalachicola Reserve

Advanced Topics in Hydric Soils, Mar 11-12, 2014, Weeks Bay Reserve

Planning and Facilitating Collaborative Meetings, Feb 11-12, 2014, Grand Bay Reserve

HACCP Train the Trainer, Jan 29-30, 2014, Apalachicola Reserve

Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Point (HACCP) Planning to Prevent the Spread of Invasive Species , Jan 27-28, 2014, Apalachicola Reserve

Weathering Future Floods: Reducing Costs and Risks through the Community Rating System, Jan 23, 2014, Weeks Bay Reserve

Intro To Mississippi Coastal Habitats, Jan 14, 2014, Grand Bay Reserve

Coastal Restoration Project Design and Evaluation, Jan 9-10, 2014, Mobile, AL

Coastal Restoration Project Design and Evaluation, Jan 7-8, 2014, Apalachicola Reserve

 

2013:

Principals of Ecological Restoration, Grand Bay, 11/12-13/2013

Principals of Ecological Restoration, Pensacola, FL, 11/6-8/2013

Maximizing the Financial Advantages of Land Conservation: Advanced Seminar on Conservation Easements, Mobile, AL, 9/26/2013

Breaking Through Barriers, Mission-Aransas Reserve, 9/17/2013

Finished Construction Elevation, Apalachicola Reserve, 7/31/2013

Breaking Through Barriers, Grand Bay Reserve, 7/24/2013

Breaking Through Barriers, Alabama, 7/16/2013

Community Rating System: Reducing Flood Insurance Costs through Comprehensive Floodplain Management, Apalachicola, 6/18/2013

 

2012:

Saltwater Intrusion and Coastal Aquifer Vulnerability, Weeks Bay Reserve, 5/29/2012

Finding the Right Balance: Controlling Invasive Plants and Landscaping with Native Vegetation, Weeks Bay Reserve, 3/29/2012

Planning for the Future in Jackson County: Sea Level Rise and Changing Conditions, Grand Bay Reserve, 3/6/2012

Building Coastal Community Resilience Workshop, Apalachicola, 2/23/2012

 

2011:

Translating Science For Communities: Words That Work, Apalachicola, 7/27/2011

Water Words That Work, Mission-Aransas Reserve, 6/28/2011

Water Words That Work and Social Skills of Social Media, Weeks Bay Reserve, 2/17-18/2011

 

2010:

Innovative Floodplain Strategies for Coastal Areas: Application of Coastal No Adverse Impact Principles, Rookery Bay Reserve, 12/7/2010

Ecological Restoration Principles and Application with Dr. Andre Clewell, Apalachicola, 11/30 to 12/3/2010

Get The Grant! Insider Tips for Writing and Winning Community Resiliency, Green Infrastructure and Coastal Restoration Grants, Weeks Bay, 11/16, 11/4, 11/3, 10/21/2010

Innovative Floodplain Strategies for Coastal Areas: Application of Coastal No Adverse Impact Principles, Weedon Island Preserve, St. Petersburg, FL, 11/9/2010

Techniques for Creating Living Shorelines in Northwest Florida, Pensacola, 6/8/2010

Techniques for Creating Living Shorelines in Northwest Florida, Apalachicola, 5/26-27/2010

Maximizing the Financial Advantages of Land Conservation: Advanced Seminar on Conservation Easements, Mobile, AL, 5/11/2010

Techniques for Creating Living Shorelines (MS, AL), 3/17-18/2010

Techniques for Creating Living Shorelines (TX), 2/11/2010

 

2009:

Ecological Restoration of Coastal Habitats, Grand Bay Reserve, 10/27-29/2009

Plant Identification Class: Wetland and Transitional Habitats of the Louisiana Gulf Coast, MS-LA, 10/20-23/2009

Wetlands and Water Quality: Regulating Construction Impacts in Coastal Areas, Grand Bay Reserve, 8/4-6/2009

Introduction to ArcGIS, Mission-Aransas Reserve, 7/23-24/2009

Coastal Inundation Mapping, Mission-Aransas Reserve, 7/21-22/2009

Southwest FL Living Shorelines, Rookery Bay Reserve, 6/3/2009

Innovative Floodplain Strategies: Application of No Adverse Impacts Principles for Coastal Areas, Apalachicola, 5/28/2009

Coastal Terrestrial and Wetland Invasive Plants: Workshop and Field Tour, Spanish Fort, AL, 5/7/2009

 

 

 

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