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Wednesday, July 19 • 10:30am - 12:10pm
III. Beach Renourishment and Nearshore Hardbottoms

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III.  BEACH RENOURISHMENT AND NEARSHORE HARDBOTTOM

Beach nourishment projects occur frequently in Florida and often these activities result in direct and indirect impacts to hardbottom. This session will examine the impact considerations associated with beach nourishment projects. Issues addressed will include: nearshore and offshore hardbottom, mixing zones, direct and indirect impacts; hardbottom mapping and monitoring techniques; assessing mitigation; and environmental permitting challenges. Examples of hardbottom impacts and the regulatory challenges will be discussed. Come prepared to listen, learn, and participate! 

Moderators
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Wayne Flowers

Shareholder, LEWIS LONGMAN & WALKER

Speakers
avatar for Penny Cutt

Penny Cutt

Senior Associate, Gahagan & Bryant Associates, Inc.
Penny Cutt is a Senior Associate with Gahagan & Bryant Associates, Inc. Her expertise is in marine and coastal environments, specializing in Joint Coastal Permitting, Environmental Resource Permitting, and biological monitoring. She has 23 years of experience, with 10 years in the... Read More →
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Erin Hodel

Project Scientist/Marine Biologist, CSA Ocean Sciences Inc.
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Tori White

Deputy Chief, Regulatory Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers


Wednesday July 19, 2017 10:30am - 12:10pm EDT
Caribbean Salon VI