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2016- 2017: Sustainable Shorelines Designs Webinar Series

 Sustainable Shorelines Designs: from Long Island to Lake Erie

Webinar Series

Dates: The 3rd Friday of the month
Time: 2:00-3:30 pm EST

The recording and presentations for the webinars from September through March are available now to view and share. We hope you’ll attend the next one .

Register for December 15’s webinar here


December 15, 2017 – Sustainable Shoreline Tools:  Mapping Tools

Recording and Presentations:  available soon

This webinar will now focus on the tools used to promote and design Sustainable Shorelines around the country, rather than the process of designing of a sustainable shoreline itself.

  • Introduction & Agenda
  • The Nature Conservancy’s Coastal Resilience Mapper
  • VIMS Mapping Tools

Credits available:

November 17, 2017 – Sustainable Shoreline Tools:  Design Guidance

Recording:  available here

March 17, 2017 – Hudson River and Connecticut coasts – Climate Resilience

Recording:  Available here

February 17, 2017 – Niagara River and Connecticut lakeshores

Recording:  Available here

January 20, 2017 – Presentations and Recording

NYC Waterfront Alliance collaboration on WEDG Waterfront Edge Design Guidelines


Watch the full recording of December’s webinar here:

October 2016 Presentations

Watch the full recording of October’s webinar here:

September 2016 Presentations

 Watch the full recording of September’s webinar here:

 Learn from engineers and designers about the specifics of nature-based shoreline protection projects in and around New York state. You’ll get to know about costs, design standards, innovations, outreach, maintenance and performance during our Fall webinar series.

Expert speakers include Sven Hoeger of Creative Habitat Corp., Jon Miller of Stevens Institute of Technology, Andrew Rella of EcoConcrete Inc., Laura Schwanof of GEI Consultants in Long Island, Joseph Marrone of COWI Marine North America, Mark Carabetta, Jason Williams and David Murphy of Milone & MacBroom, Tim DePriest of the NYSDEC in the Niagara River, Brian Majka of GEI Consultants in Michigan, Kacie Giuliano and Dan Miller of the Hudson River Sustainable Shorelines Project,  Stuart Munsch of the University of Washington School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, Kate Boicourt of NYC Waterfront Alliance,


Professional Development Credits:
Professional Development Credits are available for engineers and landscape architects through the Practicing Institute of Engineers and for planners from the American Planning Association.


Each webinar in the series is accompanied by a short quiz before and after to assess whether participants understand the key points. While taking the quizzes is voluntary, to receive documentation of participation for use in obtaining PDHs participants must complete the quiz. Regardless of whether you seek credits or not, we hope all participants will complete the quizzes to help us assess the effectiveness of the presentations and the training session for our program.
Feel free to share this event with your friends and colleagues!

For more information, contact:
Emilie Hauser
(845) 889-4745 ext. 112
Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
NOAA National Estuarine Research Reserve System

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