A workshop was held June 5th, 2015 at VIMS focusing on the lessons learned from 50 years of coastal resource management and how it informs and directs future management initiatives. The program included presentations, breakout group discussions and adaptive management activities.
Tidal Wetlands Advisory Service in Virginia: Adaptive Management
Pamela Mason, VIMS-CCRM
Evolution of VIMS Tools
Marcia Berman, VIMS-CCRM
Evolution of VIMS Advice
Christine Tombleson, VIMS-CCRM
Tony Watkinson, VMRC
Facilitated Breakout Group
Participants were evenly divided into three groups. Each group discussed the questions:
1. What are the main barriers to reducing the amount of shoreline hardening permitted annually?
2. What management strategies would help improve the top two barriers?
Breakout Groups Summary