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Webinar on Great Lakes Coastal Wetlands: How Do We Reverse the Trends to Achieve Net Habitat Gain?

December 19, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join the International Joint Commission’s Water Quality Board Emerging Issues Work Group and the Great Lakes Coastal Assembly to discuss the challenges and opportunities to achieving net habitat gain for Great Lakes coastal wetlands.

Brief presentations will focus on the status and need to assess coastal wetlands, how to advance practices that enhance and expand them, and pilot efforts to set and track ecological targets. We also look forward to hearing your views on what actions are needed to reverse the trend in wetland loss and achieve net habitat gain in the Great Lakes.

Speakers include:
Jon Allan, Michigan Office of the Great Lakes
Mike Goffin, Environment and Climate Change Canada
Dennis Albert, Oregon State University and Michigan Natural Features Inventory
Anne Garwood, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
Chris May, The Nature Conservancy
Chris Robinson, Ontario Federation of Anglers & Hunters
Laura Bourgeau-Chavez, Michigan Technological University
Brian Huberty, US Fish & Wildlife Service
Christie Deloria, US Fish & Wildlife Service and Great Lakes Coastal Assembly


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