WEBINAR: Coastal Wetland Restoration and Planning: Tools for Tidal Restriction Avoidance and Removal

June 11, 2020 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Tidal restrictions occur when a structure or built landform limits or prevents tidal exchange between upstream and downstream habitats. This can lead to wetland loss through hydrologic alteration or can impact wetland function through changes in salinity, vegetation, water quality, and habitat for wetland fauna. Removal or avoidance of tidal restrictions therefore provide an opportunity for restoration or planning at a watershed scale.

Please join us for this webinar to hear about tools from state, federal, and academic entities that aid in tidal restriction identification, assessment, prioritization, restoration planning, and project funding.

Amanda Santoni, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Mike Molnar, Coastal States Organization Kevin Lucey, Habitat Coordinator, New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services-Coastal Program Scott Jackson, Extension Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts- Department of Environmental Conservation Howard Schnabolk, Marine Restoration Specialist, National Oceanographicand Atmospheric Administration Mike Ruth PG, Ecologist, Federal Highway Administration.

Register in advance at EPA’s Watershed Academy: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/536644544127072271