Living Shorelines Workshop II

  • Group on beach
    Climate Adaptation Academy

The Second of a Three Part Series held on June 24, 2015.

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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

Cori Rose, USACOE    

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


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