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Sustainable Management of Sediment Rafael Calderon Gulf of Mexico Program The Nature Conservancy USACOE-TNC New Orleans, LA. October, 2009
Dredge and Spoil Management
Large Watershed Approach
Sediment and Ecosystem Health Sediment Ecosystem Health
Ecosystem Health & Biodiversity
Healthy Ecosystems Economic Activities - Hunting - Recreational Fishing - Commercial Fishing - Recreational Boating - Bird Watching - Tourism
Sustainable Management or Not 2020 Marsh Loss (freshwater & Sediment) Barrier Island Loss (sediments) Hypoxia (nutrients)
Partnership Development Priority Setting 1. Joint Regional Planning
2. Large Scale Modeling Wetland Restoration Sediment Budgets & Sources Sediment Dynamics Sea Level Rise Climate Change
3. Ecosystem Management
Shoreline Protection & Stabilization
Marsh and Wetland Restoration
Barrier Island Restoration and Conservation
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Capitol Hill Oceans Week Wetlands Restoration Panel June 8, 2005 JOHN H. DUNNIGAN Ecosystem Goal Lead Capitol Hill Oceans Week June 8, 2005.
Draft California Eelgrass Mitigation Policy PUBLIC MEETING Oakland, California June 27, 2012 Korie Schaeffer NMFS Habitat Conservation Division.
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