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

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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

Panel 1: Measuring Success

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


Panel 2: Declaring Victory

Lynn Scarlett, 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


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