North Florida Ecological Services Office
Southeast Region

Click on the hyperlinked Topics to access the PDF version of each
presentation listed in the agenda below. PDF will open in new window or tab.
Videos of the workshop sessions are available by clicking here.

Living Shoreline Workshop Agenda

May 28, 2009

Riverside Pavilion, Port Orange, Florida

8:30 – 9:00 Registration

9:00 – 9:10 Welcome: Mayor Allen Green –Port Orange
Nicole Adimey – Central Florida Coastal Program Coordinator
Georgia Zern – Volusia County

9:10 – 9:25 Introduction and workshop purpose
Melody Ray-Culp - Florida Panhandle Coastal Program Coordinator

9:25 – 9:45 What are living shorelines (LSL)?
Debbie DeVore – South Florida Coastal Program Coordinator

9:45 – 10:15 Shoreline Research from the Indian River Lagoon
Natural vs. Artificial Shorelines – How do they hold up to storms?

Jim Egan – Marine Resources Council

10:15 – 10:30 Break: Refreshments provided by Volusia County

10:30 – 11:00 Designing a Living Shoreline Project
Ecological considerations for developing a project idea

  • Part I - Robin Lewis – Lewis Environmental
  • Part II - Paul Haydt – St. Johns River Water Management District

11:00 – 11:45 Completed projects and other LSL topics
Panelists will discuss a variety of topics, including completed and
upcoming projects, ongoing shoreline restoration research, and other
resource considerations.

11:45 – 12:00 Questions and Discussion

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch: Provided by Dredging & Marine Consultants

1:00 – 3:00 LSL Permitting Considerations – Case Study Examples
A panel of Federal, State, and local natural resource agency personnel
will present pertinent information related to permits necessary for LSL
projects. Time is included for questions and discussion.

3:00 – 3:15 Break

3:15 – 3:30 Update on Development of Best Management Practices/LSL Cookbook
Melody Ray-Culp
LSL Incentive Opportunities

  • Part I - Debbie DeVore
  • Part II - Daphne McFarlan, NOAA Community-Based Restoration Program

3:30 – 4:00 Questions and Discussion

4:00 – 4:30 Concluding remarks and Evaluations


Videos of the workshop sessions are available by clicking here.

Bookmark and Share

Last updated: November 20, 2019