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coastal decision toolsThursday, May 5, 2011
Watermen’s Hall Auditorium
Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Gloucester Point, VA  23062
8:00 am - 9:00 am - Registration
9:00 am - 3:30 pm - Workshop
(lunch included with registration)


A workshop will be held at VIMS for local government staff, advisory board members, marine contractors, permitting agents, environmental consultants, and anyone else interested in coastal resources management in the Commonwealth. Speakers include VIMS/CCRM scientists, VMRC engineers, and General Assembly legislative staff.

Planned Workshop Sessions

• Coastal Management Decision Tree for Currently Defended Shorelines – hands on!
• Shoreline Assessment Mapper (SAM) – hands on!
• Shoreline Inventory Maps – hands on!
• Establishing Tidal Datums at a Location
• General Assembly Updates
• State Wetland Plan
• and other updates!

Read more in the Spring 2011 Virginia Wetlands Report

(Remember to bring a sweater for the auditorium.)


Workshop Registration Form ( fillable .pdf)

registration form

Attention Email Users!

We use an email list to contact folks regarding pending workshops, to confirm proper mailing addresses or phone numbers, and, occasionally request resource-related information. An e-newsletter provides additional information on shorelines, natural resource, and shoreline management issues. If you would like to receive email notifications and news, please let us know by emailing dawnf@vims.edu and tell us you want to be on the list. Thanks!

spring 2011 registration form