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Meetings

February 3-4, 2004

Georgia Coastal Research Council Marsh Dieback Workshop

May 16 - 17, 2001

Brown Marsh Contractors Kickoff Meeting and Conceptualization Workshop
LUMCON Marine Center, Cocodrie, Louisiana     

Meeting of all contract personnel in the remediation, nutria, and research/assessment components of the brown marsh program. The Center for Ecology and Environmental Technology (CEET) at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette will be organizing this workshop.

Tentative Schedule and Agenda (PDF6 KB), updated 5/8/01

Registration

Directions to LUMCON

Email workshop questions to ceet@louisiana.edu


April 4, 2001

Brown Marsh Special Session at the
17th Annual Remote Sensing and GIS Workshop
Pennington Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

January 11-12, 2001

Conference: "Coastal Marsh Dieback in the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Extent, Causes, Consequences, and Remedies," Radisson Hotel, Baton Rouge, 8:30 a.m.- 5 p.m. Scientists, public officials, private citizens, and corporations will share information and propose remedies for this unprecedented problem of salt marsh dieback that is possibly affecting a third of Louisiana's salt marshes as well as some in Texas.

Draft Agenda (PDF 21.9 KB)  (updated January 10th)

Invitation Letter (updated January 3rd)

Flier (PDF 156 KB)

Abstracts

Registration Form (PDF 193 KB) (updated November 14th)

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Registration Form (MS Word 2000 35.5 KB)

Registration Form (RTF 170 KB)

November 22, 2000

Brown Marsh Executive Order meeting on the 1st Floor of the State Library, Baton Rouge.

Draft Agenda

November 21, 2000

Brown Marsh Ad Hoc Working Group meeting at the National Wetlands Research Center, Lafayette

Agenda

September 14, 2000

Brown marsh planning/strategy meeting in the Louisiana Room at the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries on Quail Drive

Agenda

September 13, 2000

Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program
Management Conference Meeting #15

Century Room
John L. Guidry Stadium
Nicholls State University Campus
Thibodaux, LA

September 12, 2000

At the request of Governor Foster, a forensic ecology review panel will convene on September 12, 2000, to examine and evaluate the latest information on the extent and severity of salt marsh dieback in Louisiana.

August 23, 2000

Brown Marsh ad hoc working group meeting hosted by the Louisiana Governorís Office, Burden Center, Baton Rouge

Agenda

Summary

Points of Contact

August 17, 2000

On Thursday, August 17, 2000 a meeting was held at Nelson Memorial on the LSU campus to address the brown marsh issue.  Sponsored by the LSU Agricultural Center and the Natural Resource Conservation Service, the meeting was a gathering of academics, resource managers, regulators, and private landowners that are engaged in this critical issue.  As a result of the meeting, a multi-agency, scientific working group has been formed to address the extent, cause(s), impacts, and remedies for this phenomenon.   This file documents the meeting through a compilation of notes from technical presentations and group discussion.

Minutes for the meeting

August 17, 2000

Preliminary planning meeting hosted by NRCS and LSU Cooperative Extension Service in Baton Rouge

August 2, 2000

Preliminary briefing hosted by USGS National Wetlands Research Center in Lafayette

 


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