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2018
Wednesday, April 4th
3:30 PM

Panel: Towards Resilience Through a Socio-Ecological Paradigm

Indigenizing climate change health impact assessments and action plans: the Swinomish health template

Jamie Donatuto, Swinomish Indian Tribal Community, United States
Larry Campbell, Swinomish Indian Tribal Community, United States
Sarah Grossman, Swinomish Indian Tribal Community, United States
Eric Grossman, U.S. Geological Survey, United States
Aundrea McBride, Skagit River Systems Cooperative, United States

3:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Panel: Towards Resilience Through a Socio-Ecological Paradigm

Kukutali Preserve: co-managing the first tribal-state park in Washington

Karen Mitchell, Swinomish Indian Tribal Community, United States
Todd A. Mitchell, Swinomish Indian Tribal Community, United States

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3:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Panel: Towards Resilience Through a Socio-Ecological Paradigm

Planning for resilient coastal communities in Washington state

Clare Ryan, Univ. of Washington, United States
Daniel Feinberg, Univ. of Washington, United States

3:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Panel: Towards Resilience Through a Socio-Ecological Paradigm

STEM education and outreach: putting invisible wonders into the spotlight of science education

Thayne Yazzie, Northwest Indian College, United States
Misty Peacock, Northwest Indian College, United States

3:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Panel: Towards Resilience Through a Socio-Ecological Paradigm

Using traditional ecological knowledge to protect wetlands: the Swinomish Tribe's Wetlands Cultural Assessment Project

Todd Mitchell, Swinomish Indian Tribal Community, United States
Nicole J. Casper, Swinomish Indian Tribal Community, United States

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3:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Thursday, April 5th
12:00 AM

Session Description: Beyond theory: the assessment and management of cumulative effects in the Salish Sea

Ecosystem Recovery in an International Transboundary System

Cathryn Clarke Murray, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Canada
Andrea Locke, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Canada
Jameal Sanhouri, Northwest Fisheries Science Ctr., United States

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12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Session Description: The 30-year History of the Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference

The 30-year History of the Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference: Where We Started, Where We've Been, and Where We May Be Going

Scott Redman, Puget Sound Partnership, United States

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12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

10:00 AM

Beyond theory: The Assessment and Management of Cumulative Effects in the Salish Sea

Joint-development of the Pacific region OPP coastal environmental baseline program

Paul A. Covert, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Canada
James Mortimor, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Canada
Janet Mossman, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Canada
Sean MacConnachie, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Canada

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

10:15 AM

Beyond theory: The Assessment and Management of Cumulative Effects in the Salish Sea

Cumulative effects of marine shipping

Paula Doucette, Transport Canada, Canada

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10:15 AM - 10:30 AM

10:30 AM

Beyond theory: The Assessment and Management of Cumulative Effects in the Salish Sea

Pre-contact baseline ecological reconstruction in Burrard Inlet

John Konovsky, Tsleil-Waututh Nation, Canada
Jesse Morin, Tsleil-Waututh Nation, Canada

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10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

10:45 AM

Beyond theory: The Assessment and Management of Cumulative Effects in the Salish Sea

Lessons from cumulative effects assessment and management initiatives on the North Pacific Coast of British Columbia

Rebecca Martone, Marine Planning Partnership, Canada
John Bones, Nanwakolas Council, Canada
Steve Diggon, Coastal First Nations - Great Bear Initiative, Canada
Stuart Crawford, Council of the Haida Nation, Canada
Maya Paul, Marine Planning Partnership, Canada
Gord McGee, Central Coast Indigenous Resources Alliance, Canada

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10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

11:00 AM

Beyond theory: The Assessment and Management of Cumulative Effects in the Salish Sea

Ten years of restoration and protection in Puget Sound: What's the impact on salmon?

Elene Trujillo, Puget Sound Partnership, United States
Leska Fore, Puget Sound Partnership, United States

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

1:30 PM

Policy and Management Challenges for Restoring and Protecting Water Quality in the Salish Sea

Going up the production stream to protect the Salish Sea

Sean Smith, Dept. of Ecology, United States

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1:30 PM - 1:45 PM

1:45 PM

Policy and Management Challenges for Restoring and Protecting Water Quality in the Salish Sea

Data and industrial stormwater general permit benchmarks; what we know

Deanna Seaman, Northwest Seaport Alliance, United States
Anita Fichthorn, Northwest Seaport Alliance, United States

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1:45 PM - 2:00 PM

2:00 PM

Policy and Management Challenges for Restoring and Protecting Water Quality in the Salish Sea

Changes to Washington State's recreational use criteria and implications for surface waters

Bryson Finch, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States
Chad Brown, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States

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2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

2:15 PM

Policy and Management Challenges for Restoring and Protecting Water Quality in the Salish Sea

Raising the standards for water quality objectives in Burrard Inlet: interaction between public, ecological and cultural values through Indigenous-Provincial collaboration

Anuradha Rao, Tsleil-Waututh Nation, Canada
Bridget Doyle, Tsleil-Waututh Nation, Canada
John Konovsky, Tsleil-Waututh Nation, Canada
Patrick Lilley, Kerr Wood Leidal, Canada

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2:15 PM - 2:30 PM

2:30 PM

Policy and Management Challenges for Restoring and Protecting Water Quality in the Salish Sea

The Clarks Creek TMDL dispute resolution agreement plan: advancing the use of model based analysis to demonstrate reasonable assurance in WA State

Timothy Hagan, Pierce County Planning and Public Works, United States

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2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

2:45 PM

Policy and Management Challenges for Restoring and Protecting Water Quality in the Salish Sea

Puget Sound no discharge zone for vessel sewage

Amy Jankowiak, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States

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2:45 PM - 3:00 PM

Friday, April 6th
8:30 AM

Enforcing Ecological Protections: Challenges and Opportunities

Enforcement discretion and best practices for enforcement

Kyle Loring, Friends of the San Juans, United States

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8:30 AM - 8:45 AM

8:45 AM

Enforcing Ecological Protections: Challenges and Opportunities

The WRIA 9 marine shoreline monitoring and compliance project phase 2

Kollin Higgins, King County, United States

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8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

9:00 AM

Enforcing Ecological Protections: Challenges and Opportunities

Nature's scorecard: how Puget Sound municipalities are incorporating low impact development

Sophia Ressler, Puget Soundkeeper, United States
Danielle Shaw, Washington Environmental Council, United States

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

9:15 AM

Enforcing Ecological Protections: Challenges and Opportunities

Monitoring and enforcement of laws and policies in Canada: the bad, the ugly and how we can get to good

Christianne Wilhelmson, Georgia Strait Alliance, Canada

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9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

1:30 PM

Marine Protected Areas and Marine Spatial Planning: Challenges and Opportunities for Large-scale Ecosystem Protection and Integrated Management in the Salish Sea

Washington's aquatic reserves: strategic direction, stewardship, and supporting science

Birdie Davenport, Washington State Dept. of Natural Resources, United States
Betty Bookheim, Washington State Dept. of Natural Resources, United States
Jamie Kilgo, Washington State Dept. of Natural Resources, United States

1:30 PM - 1:45 PM

The Assessment and Management of Wood Waste in the Aquatic Environment

Turning the ship: a new direction for managing wood waste in the Salish Sea of Washington State

Russ McMillan, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States
Chance Asher, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States
John Evered, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States
Celina Abercrombie, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States

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1:30 PM - 1:45 PM

1:45 PM

Marine Protected Areas and Marine Spatial Planning: Challenges and Opportunities for Large-scale Ecosystem Protection and Integrated Management in the Salish Sea

Identifying areas of high conservation value in Howe Sound to strengthen regional marine spatial planning

Fiona Beaty, Ocean Wise, Canada
Jessica Schultz, Ocean Wise, Canada
Bill Wareham, David Suzuki Foundation, Canada

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1:45 PM - 2:00 PM

The Assessment and Management of Wood Waste in the Aquatic Environment

Wood waste remediation at sediment cleanup sites in Washington State: lessons learned after 20 years of cleanup

John Evered, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States
Celina Abercrombie, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States
Russ McMillan, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States
Chance Asher, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, United States

1:45 PM - 2:00 PM

2:00 PM

Marine Protected Areas and Marine Spatial Planning: Challenges and Opportunities for Large-scale Ecosystem Protection and Integrated Management in the Salish Sea

Marine protected areas and the role of ENGOs in supporting MPA establishment within the Salish Sea

Ross Jameson, Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society - British Columbia, Canada
Jacob Chila, Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society - British Columbia, Canada

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2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

The Assessment and Management of Wood Waste in the Aquatic Environment

Is natural recovery occurring at historic log storage sites in Howe Sound?

Herb Herunter, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Canada
Steve Macdonald, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Canada

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2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

2:15 PM

Marine Protected Areas and Marine Spatial Planning: Challenges and Opportunities for Large-scale Ecosystem Protection and Integrated Management in the Salish Sea

Extractive activities in marine protected areas: moving the bar

Stephanie Hewson, West Coast Environmental Law, Canada
Maryann Watson, West Coast Environmental Law, Canada

2:15 PM - 2:30 PM

The Assessment and Management of Wood Waste in the Aquatic Environment

New wood waste standard operating procedures for Canadian disposal at sea program

Adam LaRusic, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Canada
Rebecca Seifert, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Canada

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2:15 PM - 2:30 PM

2:30 PM

Marine Protected Areas and Marine Spatial Planning: Challenges and Opportunities for Large-scale Ecosystem Protection and Integrated Management in the Salish Sea

Challenges and opportunities for marine spatial planning in the Salish Sea: learning from other jurisdictions

Ross Jameson, Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society - British Columbia, Canada
Alexandra Barron, Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society - British Columbia, Canada
Sabine Jessen, Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society - British Columbia, Canada

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2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

The Assessment and Management of Wood Waste in the Aquatic Environment

Alternatives to disposing dredged wood waste at sea

Tiffany Paul, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Canada

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2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

2:45 PM

The Assessment and Management of Wood Waste in the Aquatic Environment

Wood waste assessment, characterization, and remediation in Esquimalt Harbour

Mikaela Davis, Hemmera, Canada
Scott Northrup, Hemmera, Canada

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2:45 PM - 3:00 PM

3:30 PM

Panel: Towards Resilience Through a Socio-Ecological Paradigm

Relational values and valuation: challenges, and possibilities

Kai Chan, The Univ. of British Columbia, Canada

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3:30 PM - 3:00 PM