Living Shoreline Workshop II

June 24, 2015

The Second of a Three Part Series

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8:30-9:00 a.m.

Registration and Continental Breakfast (Academic Building Rm 106)

9:00

Introduction/Purpose of workshop/Series (5 min)

  • Juliana Barrett, Connecticut Sea Grant

9:05-10:00

Geology of Connecticut and why it is important to consider with Living Shorelines

  • Ralph Lewis, UConn

10:00-10:30

Living Shorelines and Ice

  • Brian Majka, GEI Consultants

10:30-10:45

Break

10:45-11:15

US Army Corps of Engineers and federal permitting of living shorelines

11:15-11:45

Shellfish Concerns and Living Shorelines

  • David Carey, CT Bureau of Aquaculture

12:00-1:00

Lunch (Branford House)

1:00-2:00

The Living Shoreline Experience in Maryland

  • Bhaskar Subramanian, State of Maryland

2:00 – 2:45

LESSONS LEARNED

Interdisciplinary Approach to Living Shorelines

  • Varoujan Hagopian, GEI Consultants
  • Laura Schwanof, GEI Consultants

2:45 – 3:00

Break

3:00-3:20

Cape Cod area living shoreline projects

  • Seth Wilkinson,Wilkinson Associates

3:20-3:40

An example of a living shoreline installment at Stratford Point: Lessons learned after one year

  • Jennifer Mattei,Sacred Heart University

3:40-4:00

More living shoreline examples

  • Mickey Marcus, New England Environmental Inc.

4:00-5:00

Discussion Session: Branford House Terrace – come join us on the shore of Long Island Sound for a chance to talk and discuss living shorelines with workshop participants