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Sustainable Shorelines Follow-up Webinar for NY, NJ, DE

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Sustainable Shorelines Webinar for NY, NJ, and DE Stakeholders
February 10, 2014
11:00 AM

 This webinar was a follow up to a regional workshop held  at Rutgers University on October 4, 2013:  Regional Dialogue to Advance Sustainable Shorelines.  The purpose of the webinar was to share information with federal staff who could not attend the in-person event because of the federal shutdown and included a summary of the Mid-Atlantic Living Shorelines Summit.

 This project was funded by the  National Estuarine Research Reserve System Science Collaborative Transfer Project.

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 Webinar Agenda:

 I. Welcome and Introductions, Kelly Valencik

Welcomes everyone to the webinar and introduces speakers.

II. Systems Approach to Geomorphic Engineering, Charley Chestnutt
A presentation of coastal shorelines blending green and grey approaches with good science, foresight, and good judgment.

III. US Army Corps of Engineers, New York District Regulatory Branch, Jodi McDonald
A presentation of the New York Regulatory Branch regulations by the Army Corps of Engineers.

IV. Recap of the 10/4/2013 Regional Dialogue Workshop, Christina Tobitsch
Summary of the October 4th, 2013 workshop at Rutgers University: Regional Dialogue to Advance Sustainable Shorelines along Sheltered Coasts, including information on projects occurring in NY, NJ, and DE and collaboration interests.

V. Mid-Atlantic Living Shorelines Summit, Sasha Land
A summary and outcomes of an in-depth discussion of the state of the science, policy, and practice of living shorelines in the Mid-Atlantic held  on  the December 10 & 11, 2013.

VI. Facilitated Q&A, Lisa Auermuller
Opportunity for participants to share comments, suggestions and questions about past shoreline initiatives, future visions for regional collaboration, and the roles federal agencies can play in these conversations.



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Tivoli Bays Launch Closure – 2020

The canoe and kayak launch on the Kidd Lane access road at Tivoli Bays WMA is closed for renovations until further notice. At this time, DEC does not have an estimated completion date for the project. Please contact Nathan Ermer at 845-256-3047 for more information about this project. Thank you for your patience and understanding.