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


Topic(s): Living Shorelines
Priority Issue(s): Ecosystem Integration , Habitat Conservation
Host Partner(s): Grand Bay Reserve , Weeks Bay Reserve
Location: Pelican Landing Conference Center, Moss Point, MS
Date/Time: calendar icon  3/17/2010 – 3/18/2010
Price: $45.00
Max Applicants: 70

You can download the following workshop documents:

Workshop Agenda: MSAL LSL Agenda 3.17

Copy of shoreline protection product cost estimates:  Shoreline protection products Cost Estimates – MS AL Sea Grant

Information required for wetland resource permit applications: Info Required DEP and Corps Permitting

Local county permitting requirements: County Permitting and Regulations Chart

List of living shoreline websites, publications and electronic files:   MS-AL LSL CD Contents, Online Resources and Publications

Speaker Presentations:

Welcome: LaDon Swann, MS-AL Sea Grant: 1.Welcome to Living Shorelines

Introduction to Coastal Processes
Scott Douglass, University of South Alabama: 2.Introduction to Coastal Processes

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:  3.Willa Brantley – MS DMR
Robin Dozier, MS Secretary of State Office: 4.Robin Dozier – MS Secretary of State Office
Coen Perrott, MSDEQ: 5.Coen Perrott – MS DEQ

Living Shoreline Design Methodology
Amy Baldwin Moss, Florida Department of Environmental Protection: 4.Living Shoreline Design Methodolgy

Living Shoreline Case Studies
Ali Leggett, MSDMR: 11.Ali Leggett – MS DMR Gulf Hills Garden Club Coir Log Project
Jeff DeQuattro, TNC: 12.Jeff DeQuattro – TNC Breakwater Project
Cynthia Ramseur, Natural Capital Development: 13.Cynthia Ramseur – Living Shoreline Along Moss Point Waterfront

Living Shorelines Cookbook
Melody Ray-Culp, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: 9.Living Shorelines Cookbook

Case Studies
Carl Ferraro, ADCNR: 14.Carl Ferraro – Bayou La Batre Project
Amy Baldwin Moss, FLDEP:  15.Amy Baldwin – NW FL Living Shorelines
Tom Herder, Mobile Bay NEP: 16.Tom Herder – Shoreline Stabilization at Dog River Park

Funding Opportunities: 9.NOAA Funding Guide 2010
Meg Goecker, NOAA: 8.Meg Goecker – NOAA Funding
Sergio Pierluissi, USFWS
: 10.Sergio Pierluissi – US FWS Funding

Field Site Visits: 

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

Travel to Brookley Field

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

Load bus to return to Pelican Landing

Special thanks to our partners who made this event possible.

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