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2014
Wednesday, April 30th
10:30 AM

Session S-01A: Current Salish Sea Water Quality

Assessing Propeller Wash Influence on Sediment Stability in Victoria Harbour

Erin Shankie, Canada. Public Works and Government Services Canada
Kathy Ketteridge, Anchor QEA (Firm)
Gary Watson, Canada. Transport Canada

Room 615-616-617

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01A: Current Salish Sea Water Quality

Characterizing salt intrusion and habitat zones in the Snohomish River estuary using extensive field data and hydrodynamic modeling

Jason Hall, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Tarang Khangaonkar, Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center
Casimir Rice, United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Joshua Chamberlin, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Mindy Rowse, United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
kurt Fresh, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Anna Kagley, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)

Room 615-616-617

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01A: Current Salish Sea Water Quality

Modeling water exchange and transport timescales in a multi-inlet bay system of Puget Sound, Washington

Taiping Wang, Pacific Northwest National Lab
Zhaoqing Yang, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Jill Brandenberger, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

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Room 615-616-617

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01A: Current Salish Sea Water Quality

Potential Alteration of Fjordal Circulation Due to a Large Floating Structure - Numerical Investigation with Application to Hood Canal Basin in Puget Sound

Tarang Khangaonkar, Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center
Taiping Wang, Pacific Northwest National Lab

Room 615-616-617

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01A: Current Salish Sea Water Quality

Review and Synthesis of Available Information to Estimate Human Impacts to Dissolved Oxygen in Hood Canal

Ben Cope, United States. Environmental Protection Agency

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Room 615-616-617

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01A: Current Salish Sea Water Quality

South Puget Sound dissolved oxygen study: water quality model calibration and scenarios

Greg Pelletier, Washington (State). Department of Ecology
Anise Ahmed, Washington (State). Department of Ecology
Mindy Roberts, Washington (State). Department of Ecology
Andrew Kolosseus, Washington (State). Department of Ecology

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Room 615-616-617

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01B: PCBs in the Green/Duwamish Watershed

Evaluation of PCB Congeners in Surface Waters from the Green River and its Major Tributaries

Deb Lester, King County (Wash.)
Debra Williston, King County (Wash.). Department of Natural Resources and Parks
Carly Greyell, King County (Wash.). Department of Natural Resources and Parks

Room 608-609

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01B: PCBs in the Green/Duwamish Watershed

Loading estimates of PCBs from upstream sources transported by the Green-Duwamish River, WA to the Lower Duwamish Waterway

Kathleen Conn, Geological Survey (U.S.)
Robert Black, Geological Survey (U.S.)
Ron Timm, Washington (State). Department of Ecology
Andrew Smith, Washington (State). Department of Ecology

Room 608-609

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01B: PCBs in the Green/Duwamish Watershed

PCB source tracing in storm drains in the Lower Duwamish Waterway

Beth Schmoyer, Seattle Public Utilities

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Room 608-609

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01B: PCBs in the Green/Duwamish Watershed

PCBs Associated with Suspended Solids in the Green River Basin

Debra Williston, King County (Wash.). Department of Natural Resources and Parks
Deb Lester, King County (Wash.)

Room 608-609

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01B: PCBs in the Green/Duwamish Watershed

PCBs from Building Materials and Other Sources in the Urban Environment

Daniel Cargill, Washington Department of Ecology

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Room 608-609

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01B: PCBs in the Green/Duwamish Watershed

Spatial and temporal differences and congener content in bulk air deposition of PCBs in the Green/Duwamish River Basin

Jenee Colton, King County (Wash.). Water and Land Resources Division
Carly Greyell, King County (Wash.). Department of Natural Resources and Parks
Richard Jack, King County (Wash.). Water and Land Resources Division

Room 608-609

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01C: Salish Sea Marine Vessels: Programs and Impacts

Clean Marine BC and Recreational Vessel Pollution Prevention

Michelle Young, Georgia Strait Alliance

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Room 606

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01C: Salish Sea Marine Vessels: Programs and Impacts

CVA Pumpout Education and Outreach in Washington: Communicating to Boaters Using a Multi Media Approach

Aaron Barnett, Washington Sea Grant Program

Room 606

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01C: Salish Sea Marine Vessels: Programs and Impacts

Noise impacts in the Salish Sea under commercial shipping growth scenarios

Scott Veirs, Beam Reach Marine Science & Sustainability
Val Veirs, Colorado College
Jason Wood, Natural Environment Research Council (Great Britain). Sea Mammal Research Unit

Room 606

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01C: Salish Sea Marine Vessels: Programs and Impacts

Preventing Vessel-Generated Pollution through Voluntary Environmental Certification: Best Management Practices for Boating in the Salish Sea

Andy Gregory, Puget Soundkeeper Alliance

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Room 606

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01C: Salish Sea Marine Vessels: Programs and Impacts

The Pacific States – British Columbia Oil Spill Task Force

Sarah Brace

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Room 606

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01C: Salish Sea Marine Vessels: Programs and Impacts

Washington State Clean Vessel Program

Alan Wolslegel, Washington State Parks

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Room 606

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01D: Pelagic Ecology in the Salish Sea I

Can long term-nitrogen increases affect pelagic food web processes and the vertical structure of biogeochemical processes in Puget Sound?

Christopher Krembs, Washington (State). Department of Ecology
Skip Albertson, Washington (State). Department of Ecology
Julia Bos
Carol Maloy, Washington (State). Department of Ecology
Mya Keyzers, Washington (State). Department of Ecology
Brandon Sackmann, Integral Consulting Inc.
Laura Hermanson, Washington (State). Department of Ecology
Maggie Dutch, Washington (State). Department of Ecology

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Room 611-612

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01D: Pelagic Ecology in the Salish Sea I

Landscape and Seasonal Composition of Fish and Jellyfish Assemblages in Puget Sound Surface Waters, and Relationships to Lower Trophic Levels and Abiotic Attributes

Casimir Rice, United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Correigh Greene, United States. National Marine Fisheries Service
Linda Rhodes, United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Anne Baxter, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Joshua Chamberlin, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Jason Hall, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)

Room 611-612

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01D: Pelagic Ecology in the Salish Sea I

Patterns and relationships of lower trophic levels of Puget Sound's pelagic food web

Linda Rhodes, United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Anne Baxter, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Zack Oyafuso, University of Hawai'i
Jason Hall, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Sean Naman, University of British Columbia
Casimir Rice, United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Joshua Chamberlin, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Correigh Greene, United States. National Marine Fisheries Service

Room 611-612

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01D: Pelagic Ecology in the Salish Sea I

Physical attributes of nearshore waters across greater Puget Sound, with an emphasis on dissolved oxygen and pH

Jason Hall, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Linda Rhodes, United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Christopher Krembs, Washington (State). Department of Ecology
Correigh Greene, United States. National Marine Fisheries Service
Casimir Rice, United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Joshua Chamberlin, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)

Room 611-612

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01D: Pelagic Ecology in the Salish Sea I

The influence of land use on the nearshore pelagic foodweb

Correigh Greene, United States. National Marine Fisheries Service
Casimir Rice, United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Linda Rhodes, United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Jason Hall, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Joshua Chamberlin, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Sean Naman, University of British Columbia
Anne Baxter, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Jeffrey Cordell, University of Washington

Room 611-612

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01D: Pelagic Ecology in the Salish Sea I

Trophic structure of pelagic fish and jellyfish across spatial and seasonal gradients in the greater Puget Sound

Sean Naman, University of British Columbia
Correigh Greene, United States. National Marine Fisheries Service
Casimir Rice, United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Linda Rhodes, United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Jason Hall, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Joshua Chamberlin, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)

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Room 611-612

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01E: Eelgrass Wasting Disease

Eelgrass Wasting Disease: an Overview

Fred Short, Washington (State). Department of Natural Resources

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Room 613-614

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01E: Eelgrass Wasting Disease

Identification of demographic and environmental risk factors associated with eelgrass wasting disease in the Salish Sea

Maya Groner, University of Prince Edward Island
Colleen Burge, Cornell University
Sylvia Yang, Western Washington University
Kathy Van Alstyne, Western Washington University
Sandy Wyllie-Echeverria, University of Washington
Drew Harvell, Cornell University

Room 613-614

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01E: Eelgrass Wasting Disease

Life of an opportunistic marine pathogen, Labyrinthula zosterae

Colleen Burge, Cornell University
Maya Groner, University of Prince Edward Island
Sandy Wyllie-Echeverria, University of Washington
Catherine Kim, Cornell University
Drew Harvell, Cornell University

Room 613-614

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01F: Salish Sea Governance and Citizen Participation

A Partnership Between State and Tribal Department of Natural Resources

Sam Barr, Samish Indian Nation

Room 602-603

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01F: Salish Sea Governance and Citizen Participation

Building Effectively Engaged Communities: The Citizen Action Training School Model

Rachel Benbrook, Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association

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Room 602-603

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01F: Salish Sea Governance and Citizen Participation

Enhancing Decision Support for Local Integrating Organization Participation in the Puget Sound Partnership Action Agenda

Richard Anderson, Puget Sound Institute
Scott Williamson, Puget Sound Partnership

Room 602-603

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01F: Salish Sea Governance and Citizen Participation

Evaluating Puget Sound Marine Protected Areas to Improve MPA Policy and Implementation

Todd Stevenson, University of Washington
Patrick Christie, University of Washington
David Fluharty, University of Washington
Brad Warren, Global Ocean Health
Richard Pollnac, University of Rhode Island

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Room 602-603

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01F: Salish Sea Governance and Citizen Participation

Role of Local Integrating Organizations in the Puget Sound Partnership Action Agenda

Scott Williamson, Puget Sound Partnership

Room 602-603

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01G: New Strategies for Shorelines

Feeder Bluffs on Puget Sound: Tools for Improved Management

Hugh Shipman, Washington (State). Department of Ecology
Andrea MacLennan, Coastal Geologic Services
Jim Johannessen, Coastal Geologic Services

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Room 6E

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01G: New Strategies for Shorelines

Large-Scale Shoreline Restoration along the Railroad Corridor of Puget Sound: An Example in Snohomish County Forged by Creating Partnerships

Kathleen Herrmann, Snohomish County (Wash.)
Paul Schlenger, Confluence Environmental

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Room 6E

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01G: New Strategies for Shorelines

Marine Shoreline Design Guidelines - Background and Phase 1 Case Studies

Bob Barnard, Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife
Randy Carman, Washington Dept of Fish and Wildlfie
Jim Johannessen, Coastal Geologic Services

Room 6E

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01G: New Strategies for Shorelines

Marine Shoreline Design Guidelines – Phase 2 Analysis and Applications

Jim Johannessen, Coastal Geologic Services
Andrea MacLennan, Coastal Geologic Services

Room 6E

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01G: New Strategies for Shorelines

Strategies for nearshore ecosystem restoration and protection in Puget Sound, WA

Paul Cereghino, United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Room 6E

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01G: New Strategies for Shorelines

The WRIA 9 Marine Shoreline Monitoring and Compliance Pilot Project

Kollin Higgins, King County (Wash.)

Room 6E

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01H: Social and Ecological Indicators

An Ecosystem Framework for use in Recovery and Management of the Puget Sound Ecosystem: Linking Assessments of Ecosystem Condition to Threats and Management Strategies

Sandie O'Neill
Constance Sullivan, Puget Sound Institute
Scott Redman, Puget Sound Partnership
Kari Stiles, Puget Sound Partnership
Kelly Biedenweg, Puget Sound Institute
Tracy Collier, Puget Sound Partnership

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Room 607

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01H: Social and Ecological Indicators

Developing Human Wellbeing Indicators in the Hood Canal Watershed

Kelly Biedenweg, Puget Sound Institute
Kara Nelson

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Room 607

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01H: Social and Ecological Indicators

Developing social-ecological indicators for Canada's Pacific Marine regions: steps, methods, results and lessons

Andrew Day, West Coast Aquatic
Thomas Okey, West Coast Aquatic
stephanie King, West Coast Aquatic

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Room 607

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01H: Social and Ecological Indicators

Indigenous community health and climate change: Integrating social and natural science indicators

Jamie Donatuto, Swinomish Indians of the Swinomish Reservation, Washington
Sarah Grossman, Swinomish Indians of the Swinomish Reservation, Washington
Eric Grossman, U.S. Geological Survey
Larry Campbell, Swinomish Indians of the Swinomish Reservation, Washington
John Konovsky, Tsleil-Waututh Nation

Room 607

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session S-01H: Social and Ecological Indicators

The Sound Behavior Index: Tracking Long Term Environmental Behavior Change

Dave Ward, Puget Sound Partnership

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Room 607

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

1:30 PM

Session S-02A: Future Salish Sea Water Quality

Climate Change and Its Impact on Seasonal Patterns of Puget Sound Circulation

Wen Long, Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center
Tarang Khangaonkar, Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center

Room 615-616-617

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02A: Future Salish Sea Water Quality

Future climate impacts on Puget Sound oceanography: the North Pacific and hydrological context

Neil Banas, University of Washington

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Room 615-616-617

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02A: Future Salish Sea Water Quality

Future Nitrogen Loading to the Salish Sea: Population Growth, Land Use Change, and Climate Change

Teizeen Mohamedali, Washington (State). Department of Ecology
Mindy Roberts, Washington (State). Department of Ecology
Brandon Sackmann, Washington (State). Department of Ecology

Room 615-616-617

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02A: Future Salish Sea Water Quality

Oyster recruitment and climate change: do higher summer temperatures mean earlier and greater settlement in Pacific oysters?

Stephanie Valdez, University of Washington
Collin Gross, University of Washington
Jennifer Ruesink, University of Washington

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Room 615-616-617

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02A: Future Salish Sea Water Quality

Relative influences of human nutrient sources, the Pacific Ocean, and climate change on Salish Sea dissolved oxygen through 2070

Mindy Roberts, Washington (State). Department of Ecology
Teizeen Mohamedali, Washington (State). Department of Ecology
Brandon Sackmann, Integral Consulting Inc.
Tarang Khangaonkar, Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center
Wen Long, Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center
Alan Hamlet, University of Notre Dame

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Room 615-616-617

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02A: Future Salish Sea Water Quality

Sensitivity of Circulation and Biogeochemical Response in Puget Sound to Sea Level Rise and Future Climate Loads

Tarang Khangaonkar, Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center
Wen Long, Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center
Mindy Roberts, Washington (State). Department of Ecology
Brandon Sackmann, Integral Consulting Inc.
Teizeen Mohamedali, Washington (State). Department of Ecology
Alan Hamlet, University of Notre

Room 615-616-617

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02B: Toxics in the Nearshore

A broad-scale assessment of toxic contaminants in Dungeness crabs (Metacarcinus magister) and spot prawns (Pandalus platyceros) from Puget Sound, Washington

Andrea Carey, Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife
Laurie Niewolny, Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife
Jennifer Lanksbury, Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife
James West, Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife

Room 608-609

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02B: Toxics in the Nearshore

Brominated Flame Retardants: Spatial and Temporal Patterns and Trends in Seabird eggs from the Nearshore Pacific Coast of Canada

Aroha Miller, University of Britsh Columbia
John Elliott, Canada. Enviroment Canada
Kyle Elliott, University of Manitoba
Sandi Lee, Canada. Environment Canada
Melanie Guigueno, Western Ontario
Abde Idrissez, Canada. Environment Canada

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Room 608-609

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02B: Toxics in the Nearshore

Monitoring metal stress in Puget Sound using metallothionein production in mussels in the nearshore

James Gawel, University of Washington, Tacoma
Julia Dolan, University of Washington, Tacoma
Jennifer Lanksbury, Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife
James West, WA Generated: 5/23/2014 12:00 PM Page 11 of 99 2014 Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference

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Room 608-609

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02B: Toxics in the Nearshore

Mussel Watch monitoring to assess status, tends, and continuous process improvement of environmental protection and restoration initiatives for Sinclair and Dyes Inlets, Liberty Bay, and Port Orchard, Rich and Agate Passages of the Puget Sound, WA

Robert Johnston, United States. Navy
Jill Brandenberger, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Li-Jung Kuo, Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center
Carolyn Suslick, Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center
Eric Mollerstuen, United States. Navy
Eric Beckley, United States. Navy

Room 608-609

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02B: Toxics in the Nearshore

Mussel Watch Pilot Expansion: an active biomonitoring effort to assess contaminants in the nearshore ecosystems of the Salish Sea

Jennifer Lanksbury, Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife
James West, Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife
Laurie Niewolny, Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife
Andrea Carey, Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife

Room 608-609

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02B: Toxics in the Nearshore

The assessment of nutrient, metal, and organic contaminant concentrations in eelgrass (Zostera marina L.) in Puget Sound, WA (USA): A project overview

Jeffrey Gaeckle, Nearshore Habitat Program (Wash.)

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Room 608-609

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02C: How Citizens Can Prepare for an Oil Spill

Working Together: How Citizens can help prepare for the consequences of an oil spill

Marta Branch, San Juan County (Wash.)

Room 606

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02D: Pelagic Ecology in the Salish Sea II

Assessing regional patterns of juvenile salmon growth in the Salish Sea

Meredith Journey, University of Washington. School of Aquatic & Fishery Sciences
Marc Trudel, Pacific Biological Station
Chrys Neville, Pacific Biological Station
Ruston Sweeting, Pacific Biological Station
Brian Beckman, United States. National Marine Fisheries Service

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Room 611-612

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02D: Pelagic Ecology in the Salish Sea II

Effects of hypoxia on the seasonal cycle of zooplankton communities in Puget Sound, WA

Julie Keister
Amanda Winans, University of Washinton
Bethellee Herrmann, University of Washington

Room 611-612

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02D: Pelagic Ecology in the Salish Sea II

Nearshore and offshore feeding of juvenile salmon and forage fish in the Salish Sea

Iris Kemp, Long Live the Kings (Organization)
Ruston Sweeting, Pacific Biological Station
Ben Garfinkel, Oberlin College
David Beauchamp, University of Washington

Room 611-612

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02D: Pelagic Ecology in the Salish Sea II

Patterns and drivers of nearshore particulate organic matter composition

Alexander Lowe, University of Washington
Aaron Galloway, University of Washington

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Room 611-612

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02D: Pelagic Ecology in the Salish Sea II

Temporal and spatial variation in springtime ichthyoplankton assemblages in Puget Sound: the search for an ecological baseline

Jessica Randall, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Correigh Greene, United States. National Marine Fisheries Service
Timothy Essington, University of Washington
Casimir Rice, United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Morgan Busby, United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Rick Brodeur, United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Toby Auth, United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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Room 611-612

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02D: Pelagic Ecology in the Salish Sea II

Trophic position of jellyfish in the pelagic food web of Hood Canal

Pamela Moriarty, University of Washington
Timothy Essington, University of Washington
John Horne
Julie Keister
Sandra Parker-Setter

Room 611-612

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02E: Kelp Trends

An historical study of changes in floating kelp beds in Puget Sound and the Strait of Juan de Fuca

Helen Berry, Washington (State). Department of Natural Resources
Tom Mumford, University of Washington, Tacoma
Kate Sherman, Washington (State). Department of Natural Resources

Room 613-614

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02E: Kelp Trends

Likely response of kelps to future ocean acidification conditions in the Salish Sea

Terrie Klinger, University of Washington

Room 613-614

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02E: Kelp Trends

Seaweed responses to climate change: predictions, observations, and knowledge gaps

Christopher Harley, University of British Columbia

Room 613-614

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02E: Kelp Trends

Spatial and temporal variation in kelp forest composition off the NW coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia.

Jane Watson, Vancouver Island University

Room 613-614

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02E: Kelp Trends

The Kelp of British Columbia and their Environment

Louis Druehl, Bamfield Marine Sciences Center

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Room 613-614

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02E: Kelp Trends

Top Down Control of Canopy-Forming Kelp by Crustacean Consumers

Katie Dobkowski, University of Washington

Room 613-614

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02F: Presssure and Risk Assessment Tools

A pressure taxonomy and pressure network diagrams for Puget Sound ecosystem recovery

Scott Redman, Puget Sound Partnership
Kari Stiles, Puget Sound Partnership
Tracy Collier, Puget Sound Partnership
Ken Currens

Room 602-603

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02F: Presssure and Risk Assessment Tools

Evaluating and ranking pressures threatening the recovery of the Puget Sound Ecosystem

William Labiosa, Geological Survey (U.S.)
Timothy Quinn
Ken Currens
Wayne Landis, Western Washington University
Robert Johnston

Room 602-603

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02F: Presssure and Risk Assessment Tools

Evaluating Non-Indigenous Species Eradication Options in a Bayesian Network Derived Adaptive Management Framework

Carlie Herring, Western Washington University
Jonah Stinson, Western Washington University
Wayne Landis, Western Washington University

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Room 602-603

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02F: Presssure and Risk Assessment Tools

Implementing the 2014 Puget Sound Pressure Assessment

Scott Redman, Puget Sound Partnership
Elizabeth McManus, Ross Strategic

Room 602-603

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02F: Presssure and Risk Assessment Tools

The Fox and the Hound: Zeus’s Paradox and Prioritizing Ecosystem Recovery

Ken Currens
William Labiosa, Geological Survey (U.S.)
Elizabeth McManus, Ross Strategic

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Room 602-603

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02G: Reimagining Shorelines

Boulevard Park Shoreline Improvements, Revitalizing an Urban Park

Alexis Blue, Coastal Geologic Services

Room 6E

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02G: Reimagining Shorelines

Elements of Success: Lessons from a Decade of Restoration Project Identification, Cultivation and Implementation

Shannon Davis, Friends of the San Juans
Tina Whitman, Friends of the San Juans
Stephanie Buffum, Friends of the San Juans

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Room 6E

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02G: Reimagining Shorelines

Implications of Enhancing Forage Fish Spawning Habitat in the Absence of Sediment Processes that Maintain Spit Systems

Jeff Parsons, Herrera Environmental Consultants
Jose Carrasquero, Herrera Environmental Consultants
Mike McHenry, Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe
Lisa Kaufman, Northwest Straits Foundation
Gus Kays, Herrera Environmental Consultants

Room 6E

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02G: Reimagining Shorelines

Reimagining Shorelines in the Salish Sea: Overview of building relationships and designing successful shoreline enhancement projects

Jim Johannessen, Coastal Geologic Services

Room 6E

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02G: Reimagining Shorelines

Samish Indian Nation: Designing Successful Shoreline Projects

Christine Woodward, Samish Indian Nation

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Room 6E

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02H: Integrating the Social and Natural Sciences for Decision Making

A social-ecological approach to estuary restoration planning: integrating social networks into landscapes

Jesse Sayles, Arizona State University
Jacopo Baggio, Arizona State University

Room 607

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02H: Integrating the Social and Natural Sciences for Decision Making

A socio-ecological approach for setting ecosystem targets

Phillip Levin, United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Amanda Rehr, United States. National Marine Fisheries Service
Greg Williams, United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Karma Norman, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Chris Harvey, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)

Room 607

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02H: Integrating the Social and Natural Sciences for Decision Making

Balancing Riparian Management and River Recreation in the Cedar River

Kelly Biedenweg, Puget Sound Institute
Kate Akyuz

Room 607

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02H: Integrating the Social and Natural Sciences for Decision Making

How the Social Sciences Can Inform Natural Resource Decisions

Donna Darm, United States. National Marine Fisheries Service

Room 607

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02H: Integrating the Social and Natural Sciences for Decision Making

Integrating the Natural and Social Sciences: An Introduction

Sara Breslow, United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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Room 607

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session S-02H: Integrating the Social and Natural Sciences for Decision Making

Mapping Coupled Social-Ecological Systems in Puget Sound: Lessons from Paired Social and Biophysical Data

Karma Norman, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Blake Feist, United States. National Marine Fisheries Service
Thomas Safford, University of New Hampshire

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Room 607

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

3:30 PM

Session S-03A: Changes in Salish Sea Water Quality

Assessment of recent benthic invertebrate community health declines around a municipal wastewater outfall

Chris Lowe, Capital Regional District
Avrael Perreault, Capital Regional District
Shirley Lyons, Capital Regional District

Room 615-616-617

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03A: Changes in Salish Sea Water Quality

Characterizing changes in Puget Sound benthic infaunal invertebrate assemblages: A functional approach

Valerie Partridge, Washington (State). Department of Ecology
Maggie Dutch, Washington (State). Department of Ecology
Sandra Weakland, Washington (State). Department of Ecology
Kathy Welch, Washington (State). Department of Ecology
Clifton Herrmann, Washington (State). Department of Ecology

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Room 615-616-617

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03A: Changes in Salish Sea Water Quality

Is hypoxia’s influence restricted to the deep? Evaluation of nearshore community composition in Hood Canal, Washington, a seasonally hypoxic estuary

Halley Froehlich, University of Washington
Timothy Essington, University of Washington
Anne Beaudreau, University of Alaska
Shannon Hennessey, University of Washington
Phillip Levin, United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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Room 615-616-617

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03A: Changes in Salish Sea Water Quality

Is Nitrogen a Major Stressor of Eelgrass (Zostera marina) in Puget Sound?

Fred Short, Washington (State). Department of Natural Resources
Pete Dowty, Washington (State). Department of Natural Resources
Helen Berry, Washington (State). Department of Natural Resources
Lisa Ferrier, Washington (State). Department of Natural Resources
Jeffrey Gaeckle, Washington (State). Department of Natural Resources

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Room 615-616-617

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03A: Changes in Salish Sea Water Quality

Nutrient, oxygen and plankton dynamics in Bellingham Bay and the connectivity between surface algal communities and bottom water hypoxia.

Jude Apple, Western Washington University
Robin Kodner, Western Washington University
Natasha Christman, University of Washington

Room 615-616-617

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03A: Changes in Salish Sea Water Quality

Rapid deterioration of sediment surface ecosystems in Bellingham Bay as indicated by benthic foraminifera

Elizabeth Nesbitt, University of Washington
Ruth Martin, University of Washington
Jude Apple, Western Washington University

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Room 615-616-617

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03B: Washington Fish Consumption Rate: One Number, Hundreds of Human Health and Environmental Management Decisions, Millions of Consumers

Characterizing Seafood Risks and Benefits – Getting the Science Right

Elaine Faustman, University of Washington

Room 608-609

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03B: Washington Fish Consumption Rate: One Number, Hundreds of Human Health and Environmental Management Decisions, Millions of Consumers

Current Uses of the Fish Consumption Rate

Rory O'Rourke, Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe

Room 608-609

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03B: Washington Fish Consumption Rate: One Number, Hundreds of Human Health and Environmental Management Decisions, Millions of Consumers

Exposed: Asking the Wrong Question in Environmental Regulation

Catherine A. O'Neill, Seattle University

Room 608-609

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03B: Washington Fish Consumption Rate: One Number, Hundreds of Human Health and Environmental Management Decisions, Millions of Consumers

Tribal Perspectives on Fish Consumption: The Long Hard Paddle to Revised Water Quality Standards and an Accurate Fish Consumption Rate

Fran Wilshusen, Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission (Wash.)
Jim Peters, Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission (Wash.)
Ann Seiter, Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission (Wash.)

Room 608-609

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03B: Washington Fish Consumption Rate: One Number, Hundreds of Human Health and Environmental Management Decisions, Millions of Consumers

Use of Pacific NW Fish Dietary Information for Sediment Cleanup Decisions Under the SMS

Craig McCormack, Washington (State). Department of Ecology

Room 608-609

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03C: Risks and Consequences of Increasing Fossil Fuel Transport in the Salish Sea

Risks and consequences of increasing fossil fuel transport in the Salish Sea

Stephanie Buffum, Friends of the San Juans

Room 606

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03C: Risks and Consequences of Increasing Fossil Fuel Transport in the Salish Sea

Risks and consequences of increasing fossil fuel transport in the Salish Sea

Stephanie Buffum, Friends of the San Juans

Room 606

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03D: Forage Fish Research and Protection in the Salish Sea

Addressing the Data Gap for Intertidal Forage Fish Spawning Habitat in British Columbia

Ramona De Graaf, Sea Watch Society
Daniel Penttila, Salish Sea Biological

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Room 611-612

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03D: Forage Fish Research and Protection in the Salish Sea

Biocomplexity in Pacific herring (Clupea pallasii) of Puget Sound, USA

Margaret Siple, University of Washington
Tessa Francis, Puget Sound Institute
Daniel Schindler, University of Washington

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Room 611-612

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03D: Forage Fish Research and Protection in the Salish Sea

Estimating recreational harvest of surf smelt Hypomesus pretiosus via a combined access point and roving creel count design

Kurt Stick, Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife
Dayv Lowry, Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife
Adam Lindquist, Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife

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Room 611-612

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03D: Forage Fish Research and Protection in the Salish Sea

Fish and Zooplankton Distributions in a Seasonally Hypoxic Fjord

Mei Sato, University of Washington
John Horne, University of Washington
Sandra Parker-Stetter, University of Washington

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Room 611-612

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03D: Forage Fish Research and Protection in the Salish Sea

Pacific Herring Spawns Provide Temporal Subsidies to Nearshore Ecosystems

Margot Hessing-Lewis, Hakai Network for Coastal People
Brittany Keeling
Christina McKenzie, Simon Fraser University
Anne Salomon, Simon Fraser University

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Room 611-612

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03D: Forage Fish Research and Protection in the Salish Sea

Quantitative Assessment of Intertidal Forage Fish Embryos

Shannon Miller, Point No Point Treaty Council
Randy Hatch, Point No Point Treaty Council
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Room 611-612

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03E: Kelp Restoration

Bull kelp mapping and replanting on Gabriola Island: The role of citizen-science

Michael Mehta, Thompson Rivers University
Michele Fire-River Heart, Help The Kelp

Room 613-614

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03E: Kelp Restoration

Bull Kelp Restoration Project at Hornby Island, BC, Canada

William Heath, Nile Creek Enhancement Society
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Room 613-614

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03E: Kelp Restoration

Experimental canopy kelp enhancement in Puget Sound

Brian Alllen, Puget Sound Restoration Fund

Room 613-614

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03E: Kelp Restoration

Kelp Bed Expansion at Edmonds Underwater Park

Bruce Higgins, Edmonds Underwater Park (Edmonds, Wash.)

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Room 613-614

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03E: Kelp Restoration

Kelp Watch: kelp bed monitoring by Bainbridge Island residence

Betsy Peabody, Executive Director

Room 613-614

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03E: Kelp Restoration

Nearshore habitat surveys in the Northwest Straits

Caroline Gibson, Northwest Straits Commission

Room 613-614

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03F: Tools for Assessment and Implementation

Comox Valley Project Watershed Blue Carbon Project

Lora McAuley, Project Watershed

Room 602-603

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03F: Tools for Assessment and Implementation

Developing a model to assess ecological function in the nearshore

Jim Keany, Environmental Science Associates
Paul Adamus, Adamus Resource Assessment

Room 602-603

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03F: Tools for Assessment and Implementation

Investing in Watershed Services: From Valuation to Funding Mechanisms

Zachary Christin, Earth Economics (Firm)
Roel Boumans, Earth Economics (Firm)

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Room 602-603

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03F: Tools for Assessment and Implementation

Nature’s Values in Clallam County: Policy Implications of the Economic Benefits of Feeder Bluffs and 12 Other Ecosystems

Lola Flores

Room 602-603

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03F: Tools for Assessment and Implementation

The role of eelgrass in marine community interactions and ecosystem services: results from ecosystem-scale food web models

Mark Plummer, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Chris Harvey, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (U.S.)
Leif Anderson, Northwest Fisheries Science Center
Anne Guerry, Natural Capital Project

Room 602-603

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03F: Tools for Assessment and Implementation

Using Science-Based Landscape Level Nearshore Assessments to Implement Long-Term Restoration Goals

Kathlene Barnhart, Kitsap County (Wash.)

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Room 602-603

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03G: Ecosystem Services and Impacts of Sediment for Salish Sea Recovery

Marsh Sediment Retention in the Sediment-Rich Skagit and Sediment-Deficient Nisqually River Deltas

Eric Grossman, U.S. Geological Survey
Christopher Curran, U.S. Geological Survey
Stephen Rubin, Geological Survey (U.S.)

Room 6E

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03G: Ecosystem Services and Impacts of Sediment for Salish Sea Recovery

Seahurst Park Ecosystem Restoration: Green Infrastructure Components

Peter Hummel, Anchor QEA (Firm)

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Room 6E

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03G: Ecosystem Services and Impacts of Sediment for Salish Sea Recovery

Sediment loads along Puget Sound rivers: Implications for ecosystem health

Christopher Magirl, U.S. Geological Survey

Room 6E

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03G: Ecosystem Services and Impacts of Sediment for Salish Sea Recovery

Sediment processes on the Fraser Delta

Gwyn Lintern, Geological Survey of Canada
Philip Hill, Geological Survey of Canada
Cooper Stacey, Geological Survey of Canada

Room 6E

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03G: Ecosystem Services and Impacts of Sediment for Salish Sea Recovery

Three birds with one stone: Tidal wetland restoration, carbon sequestration, and enhancing resilience to rising sea levels in the Snohomish River Estuary, Washington

John Rybczyk, Western Washington University
Steve Crooks, Environmental Science Associates
Danielle Devier, Environmental Science Associates
Steve Emmett Mattox, Restore America's Estuaries (Organization)
Nathan Moore, Western Washington University
Keeley O'Connell, Earth Corps
Katrina Poppe, Western Washington University
Nelson Salisbury, Earth Corps

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Room 6E

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03G: Ecosystem Services and Impacts of Sediment for Salish Sea Recovery

Using numerical models to estimate the impact of run-of-river dams on bed load transport processes and channel bed evolution in British Columbia

Theodore Fuller, Simon Fraser University
Jeremy Venditti, Simon Fraser University

Room 6E

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03H: Social Science Strategies for Ecosystem Recovery: On-the-Ground Applications of Social Science

Connecting Property Owners with Shorelines – A Comprehensive Database of Shoreline Data at the Parcel Scale (Need to adjust title and content slightly to be part 1 that matches talk #476 which would be part 2 )

Jonathan Waggoner, Coastal Geologic Services
Andrea MacLennan, Coastal Geologic Services

Room 607

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03H: Social Science Strategies for Ecosystem Recovery: On-the-Ground Applications of Social Science

Developing Social Marketing Strategies to Reduce Puget Sound Shoreline Armoring

Carey Evenson, Colehour+Cohen
Julie Colehour, Colehour + Cohen
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Heather Trim, Futurewise Whatcom
Pamela Jull, Applied Research Northwest
Andrea MacLennan, Coastal Geologic Services

Room 607

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03H: Social Science Strategies for Ecosystem Recovery: On-the-Ground Applications of Social Science

Don't Drip & Drive- Greasing the Skids with Social Science to Prevent Vehicle Leaks

Stef Frenzl, Snohomish County (Wash.). Surface Water Management

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Room 607

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03H: Social Science Strategies for Ecosystem Recovery: On-the-Ground Applications of Social Science

Knowing Your Audience: Lessons for Environmental Behavior Change from Mason County, WA

Cammy Mills, Washington State University. Extension. Mason County
Bob Simmons, Washington State University. Extension
Heidi Keller, Heidi Keller Consulting

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Room 607

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03H: Social Science Strategies for Ecosystem Recovery: On-the-Ground Applications of Social Science

Social Marketing for Puget Sound

Emily Sanford, Puget Sound Partnership

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Room 607

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session S-03H: Social Science Strategies for Ecosystem Recovery: On-the-Ground Applications of Social Science

Using Social Science to Inform Social Strategies

Dave Ward, Puget Sound Partnership

Room 607

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM