Coastal Restoration:
Will we know it when we see it?

Thursday, November 2, 2017, 9 am-12 pm
Newseum, Knight Conference Room
555 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20001

Mega storms pounding the coasts. Huge oil spills disrupting marine ecosystems. Local economies challenged. How do we restore and protect fragile coasts while balancing the needs of affected communities? What does the science say? What actions are needed now?

Join us for a powerful discussion with leading experts on this timely topic.

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Garret Graves
U.S. Representative, Louisiana, 6th district



Holly Bamford, PhD
Chief Conservation Officer, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

Donald Boesch, PhD
Professor, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Denise Reed, PhD
Expert in Coastal Marsh Sustainability

Moderator: Joshua Lipton, PhD

Vice President, Health and Environment, Abt Associates


Lynn Scarlett, PhD
Co-Chief External Affairs Officer and Global Climate Strategy Lead at The Nature Conservancy

Leonard Shabman, PhD
Resident Scholar, Resources for the Future

Buck Sutter
Deputy Executive Director and Program Director, Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council

Moderator: Diana Lane
Principal Associate, Health and Environment, Abt Associates


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