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2016 Estuary Research Workshop

The first Estuary Research Workshop, which took place in 2016, was an opportunity for those in the region who conduct or oversee estuary research and monitoring to connect with and learn from colleagues.

The overarching theme was, “Estuaries in a Changing World: What are the important research and monitoring questions?”

In the morning attendees heard from some estuary programs about their research and monitoring programs and from the Lake Champlain Basin Program about relevant research and monitoring in the basin.

Research Overview Presentations:

Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve
Sarah Fernald, NEIWPCC Environmental Analyst (Research Coordinator)

Hudson River Estuary Program
Daniel Miller, NEIWPCC Environmental Analyst (Habitat Restoration Coordinator)

Narragansett Bay Estuary Program
Thomas Borden, NEIWPCC Program Director; and other staff members

Long Island Sound Study
James Ammerman, NEIWPCC Environmental Analyst (Science Coordinator)

Peconic Estuary Program
Alison Branco, Program Director

Lake Champlain Basin Program
Eric Howe, NEIWPCC Program Director

In the afternoon the workshop used the highly-participatory Open Space meeting format to discuss pressing research and monitoring concerns.

For more information about the event contact Anna Meyer.