Special Symposium

Thursday, 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location - main meeting venue

Symposium Title - New England Salt Marshes (official title coming soon)

This day-long symposium offered jointly with the New England National Estuarine Research Reserves will take place on Thursday and “kick-off” the NEERS meeting.

Oral presentations will be followed by a social hour. Lunch, and all coffee breaks are included with the cost of registration.

Symposium speakers will be invited by the local planning committee.

Background, Goals and Speakers:

- Describe the effects of sea level rise on New England salt marshes as documented through research and monitoring efforts

- Discuss management/adaptation/restoration practices and lessons learned from related projects throughout the region

- Explore monitoring and assessment strategies of proposed and implemented actions

- Recognize the opportunities for coordination, collaboration, and partnership among various sectors

For more information, contact Jennifer West, NBNERR.