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How’s That Habitat Working For You?

  • University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science 2020 Horns Point Road Cambridge, MD, 21613 United States (map)

APA Maryland Event on Preserving and Conserving for Comprehensive And Environmental Plans

4CM credits pending

Speakers

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Dr. Josh Ginsberg, President, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
“Preserving and Conserving the Hudson Valley Watershed”

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Brooke Landry,
Department of Natural Resources “Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Segment Assessment”


Matt Kirwan,
Virginia Institute of Marine Science


Andrew Elmore,
University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science


Tom Jordan,
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Howard Townsend

Scott Knoche, Director, Patuxent Environmental and Aquatic Research Laboratory
“Enhanced Commercial Fisheries and Associated Regional Economic Impacts through Oyster Reef Restoration in the Choptank River Complex, Chesapeake Bay”
“Shoreline Development Threshold”

Program

9:00 Tour of Aquaculture Restoration Ecology Laboratory

9:30 Registration and refreshments

10:00 Welcome and introductions

  • Helen Spinelli, Maryland APA, Queen Anne’s County Planning and Zoning

  • Dr. Peter Goodwin, President, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

  • Dr. William Dennison, Vice President of Science Application, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

10:15 Dr. Josh Ginsberg
President, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
“Preserving and Conserving the Hudson Valley Watershed”

11:15 Lightening talks

11:45 Lunch

12:30 Habitat talks

  • Brooke Landry, Submerged aquatic vegetation

  • Kirwin, Marshes

  • Andrew Elmore, Forest landscapes

  • Tom Jordan, Shorelines

  • Howard Townsend, Fish habitats

  • Scott Knoche, Natural resource economics

2:30 Panel discussion

3:00 Closing reception

Panel

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Rich Hall, New Castle County Department of Land Use, Leading Panel of Planners


Lightening Talks

  • Jamie Currie

  • Nathan Miller, Chesapeake Monitoring Cooperative presentation

  • Emily Nastase, National Park Service RAMS project

  • Suzanne Spitzer

  • Sky Swanson, Submerged Aquatic Vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay

  • Dylan Taillie, Landscape dynamics presentation

Register and purchase tickets here

The members of the Maryland Chapter of the American Planning Association gratefully acknowledge the assistance in the production of this workshop from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science Integration and Application Network.

Special thanks to Queen Anne’s County Television for filming this workshop for the Maryland Chapter of the American Planning Association.