Adapting to Climate Change in the Mid-Atlantic
Hyatt Regency Hotel, Cambridge, Maryland
On-line registration is now available. The registration fee for the 3-day workshop is $250 for those who pre-register. Pre-registration cut-off is March 17, 2010. The fee for on-site registration will increase to $300.
Registration includes attendance at all workshop sessions, morning and afternoon breaks, Tuesday evening reception, and Wednesday evening dinner.
The George Wright Society is providing registration services. Please contact workshop registrar Emily Dekker-Fiala if you have questions concerning registration or payment.
An intergovernmental workshop on climate change for land and coastal and ocean area managers in the Mid-Atlantic United States cosponsored by the Northeast Region of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the National Capital and the Northeast Regions of the National Park Service; the Eastern Region of the U.S. Geological Survey; U.S. Forest Service's Eastern Region and Northeastern Area; NOAA's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries; and the Minerals Management Service.
To develop a common understanding of assessment techniques that determine potential climate change impacts to protected areas in the Mid-Atlantic United States and to explore adaptive management approaches that address those impacts.
The target audience is primarily managers of federal, state and private lands and resources, both terrestrial and marine, in the Midatlantic United States. The workshop would also benefit protected area planners, maintenance and facility managers, education specialists, wildlife, fisheries and other technical specialists that work in protected areas.
At the completion of the workshop participants will: More fully understand techniques used to assess climate change impacts to the forested, ocean, and coastal systems of the Mid Atlantic United States; Be able to identify climate adaptation approaches that address impacts to infrastructure, cultural resources and natural resources in terrestrial, coastal, and marine protected areas; Discover collaborative opportunities that address common climate adaptation issues among non-governmental organizations and local, state and federal government agencies.
Click here to view the conference agenda.