2021 Living Shorelines Tech Transfer Workshop – October 19 – 20, 2021

The 2021 Living Shorelines Tech Transfer Workshop is the premier nationwide gathering of the living shorelines community of practice.

Hosted by Restore America’s Estuaries, American Littoral Society, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, and the Chesapeake Bay and New Jersey field offices of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, we are excited to invite you to beautiful Cape May, New Jersey, this upcoming October.

We are bringing together experts from across the country for a two-day experience combining interactive field sessions with ground-breaking discussions.

Topics will include adoption of living shorelines, regulation, engaging your community, new techniques, and more. VIEW THE CURRENT AGENDA!

This workshop is geared towards anyone working in the marketing, design, construction, management, and permitting of living shorelines and nature-based shoreline stabilization.

EARLY BIRD & ONLINE PRE-REGISTRATION DEADLINES

  • Early Bird Admission: $195 Price valid through 8pm ET August 31, 2021
  • Regular Admission: $245 Online pre-registration closes 8pm ET October 12, 2021
  • Onsite Admission: $265 Limited onsite registration may be available at the Grand Hotel beginning at 7:30am ET on October 19, 2021.

REFUNDS & TRANSFERS

Registration refunds will be honored – less a $30 administrative fee – if requested IN WRITING before October 1, 2021. All requests must be sent to Nicole Lekus, Operations Manager for Restore America’s Estuaries, at nlekus@estuaries.org prior to the October 1, 2021 deadline. No refunds will be offered after October 1, 2021.

Registrations may be transferred at any time; please contact Ticketbud Support at cs@ticketbud.com for assistance.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

In partnership with the Island Foundation, RAE is providing a limited number of registration fee Scholarships to active students and early-career professionals currently focusing on some aspect of nature-based solutions for coastal and estuarine management. Travel stipends will also be made available, if needed.

Students and professionals from the following communities are particularly encouraged to apply: Black, Asian, Hispanic/Latinx, Indigenous Nations, LGBTQ+, Women, Veterans, Differing Abilities, and other Typically-Underserved Groups.

Please complete the Scholarship Application and submit to Nicole Lekus via email by September 1, 2021. All applicants will be notified of their status no later than September 17, 2021. Please ensure your email address is valid so that you can receive important information regarding your application.

If you would like to obtain more information here.

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