Forum Presentation Archive

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2014 VB Watersheds Forum

2013 VB Watersheds Forum

Sea Level Rise Panel Presentations
Adapting to Sea Level Rise, Joe Bouchard
Regional Planning for Sea Level Rise, Ben MacFarlane, Hampton Roads Planning District Commission

Climate Change and Sea Level Rise in Hampton Roads, Carl Hershner, VIMS

Southern Watersheds Breakout Presentations
Back Bay Fisheries Update, Chad Boyce, Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries
Recent Water Quality Conditions in Back Bay, Nathan Bowman, VA Department of Environmental Quality
Invasive Species learning from the past and future to guide management in Back Bay, David Bishop, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge

Northern Watersheds Breakout Presentations
Stormwater Utility Fund, Steve McLaughlin, City of Virginia Beach, Public Works

Living Shorelines, Marcia Berman, VIMS
Lynnhaven Oyster Restoration Update, Laurie Sorabella and Joe Scalf, Lynnhaven River NOW

Virginia Beach in 2040: Where to our Natural Resources fit in the Plans? Panel Presentations
Where do Natural Resources fit in Virginia Beach Long-Range Plans, Clay Bernick, City of Virginia Beach, Environment and Sustainability Office

Virginia Beach in 2040: Where Natural Resources Fit In, Steve Herbert, Deputy City Manager, Barry Frankenfield, SGA Office

Workshop Presentation
Rainwater Catchment, Michael Minor, Mike’s Rain Barrels


2012 Back Bay Forum

Virginia Beach Sustainability Plan, Clay Bernick, City of Virginia Beach ESO

Managing Invasive Species, David Bishop, Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge

Fisheries Management in Back Bay, Chad Boyce, Virginia Dept of Game and Inland Fisheries

Back Bay Living Shorelines, Karen Duhring, VIMS

Fecal Source Tracking, Rachel Noble, UNC-Chapel Hill

Agricultural Best Management Practices, Katie Sanford, VA Dare SWCD

SAV Snapshots, John Gallegos, Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge

Back Bay History, Barbara Henley, VB City Councilwoman

TMDLs in Virginia Beach, Jennifer Howell, VA DEQ

Lake Tecumseh Weir Project, Will Smith, USFWS Partners Program

Sea Level Rise and Conservation Corridors, Skip Stiles, Wetlands Watch

Princess Anne Management Area, Phil West, VDGIF

Wildfowl in Back Bay, Gary Costanzo, VDGIF

This project was funded, in part, by the Virginia Coastal Zone Management Program at the Department of Environmental Quality through Grant #NA11NOS4190122 of the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, under the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972, as amended.

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