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2015 Spring Conference

Spring Conference 2015: 'Managing Change in Coastal Habitats'

24 March, Bristol

25 March optional site visit to the Steart Peninsula.


Conference presentations can be downloaded below.  Please click the presentation title to download a PDF version

Managing Coastlines: A Warning from History
Roger Morris CEnv FCIEEM, Bright Angel Coastal Consultants

Managing Risk in the Coastal Environment
Nick Ely, Environment Agency

Shifting Shores - Adapting to Change
Tony Flux, National Trust

Delivering Adaptation for the Natural Coastal Environment in Wales: the Role of Evidence in Management Decisions
Nicola Rimington, Natural Resources Wales

Creating and Protecting Coastal Habitat - Tried, Tested and Novel Approaches
Colin Scott, ABP Marine Environment Research Ltd

'Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success' (Henry Ford)
Jaap Flikweert, Royal Haskoning

The benefits of a transition to an adaptive 'sustainable use' approach to Biosphere Reserve Management in the case of Dublin Bay
Maryann Harris, Dublin City Council and Tamara Hochstrasser, University College Dublin

WWT Steart Marshes - a coastal wetland that works for people and wildlife
Tim McGrath, WWT and Lyn Jenkins CEcol CEnv MCIEEM, Environment Agency

Creating new intertidal and freshwater habitat in the heavily industrialised Tees Estuary
Dorian Latham CEnv MCIEEM, on behalf of Environment Agency

The Current and Future Challenges of Delivering Coastal Managed Realignment Schemes: Does it need to be birds versus people?
Emma Stevens CEcol CEnv MCIEEM, Black and Veatch Ltd

An Integrated Ecosystem-based Approach to Coastal Ecotourism - lessons from South East Asia
Lincoln Garland CEnv MCIEEM, Biodiversity by Design

Ecosystem Services Provided by Managed Realignment at Hesketh Outmarsh, Ribble Estuary (Not currently available)
Michael MacDonald, RSPB