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Wednesday, July 19 • 1:30pm - 3:10pm
HHH. Seagrasses and Mangroves

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HHH.  SEAGRASSES AND MANGROVES 

This session will present the types of permits (CCCL, ERP, JCP) as they apply to marine-related projects.  Issues addressed will include: how the ecology and biology of Florida’s seagrasses and mangroves drive the reality of regulatory responses; what restoration options and assessment strategies are available; the pitfalls of the permitting process, particularly with respect to monitoring and permit/mitigation compliance; and restoration site selection, techniques and monitoring includes in the context of the regulatory environment, including Habitat Equivalency Analysis and UMAM. This course provides excellent coverage of very complex subject. 

Moderators
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Ed Steinmeyer

Partner, Steinmeyer Fiveash LLP

Speakers
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Mark Fonseca

Senior Ecologist, CSA Ocean Sciences, Inc.
I am interested in habitat restoration, particularly of seagrasses, including their valuation, ecological function, landscape dynamics and associated hydrodynamic environment particularly as it is influenced by wind waves, boat wakes and tidal currents. My recent activities include... Read More →
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Raymond Dennis, III

Senior Project Manager, Environmental Sciences, Stantec Consulting Inc.
For over 25 years, Mr. Dennis has dedicated his career to assisting clients in achieving their project objectives while protecting and restoring natural resources. The focus of Mr. Dennis’s scientific training and experience has been on coastal and freshwater wetland ecology, regulatory... Read More →
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Jennifer Smith

Southeast District Director, Department of Environmental Protection


Wednesday July 19, 2017 1:30pm - 3:10pm EDT
Clearwater/ Orlando