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ccrm logoCCRM Spring 2016 Workshop: Legal Authority, Roles & Responsibilities of Local Wetlands Boards

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A workshop was held May 5, 2016 at VIMS focusing on the legal framework for tidal shoreline management in Virginia. The program included presentations on legal issues, a panel discussion with local government staff, and interactive experiences that highlighted legal applications.


Interactive Experience Descriptions


Workshop Objectives
Karen Duhring, VIMS-CCRM

Virginia's Tidal Wetlands: Managing for resilience
Pam Mason, VIMS-CCRM

The Tidal Wetlands Act
Cynthia B. Hall, Norfolk City Attorney's Office

Tidal Wetlands Act presentation handout

Role of VMRC in the Wetland Board Review Process
Tony Watkinson, Virginia Marine Resources Commission

Implementing Sustainable Shoreline Management in Virginia: Assessing the need for an enforceable policy
Marcia Berman, VIMS-CCRM

General Assembly & Other Updates
Karen Duhring, VIMS-CCRM