17th Annual MRC Conference
The 17th Annual Northwest Straits Initiative MRC Conference was held on November 6-7, 2015 at the Four Points by Sheraton.
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Presentations will be posted in pdf format - click the link in the session title below. Check back again if the session you are looking for is not yet available.
Field Trip - Weaverling Spit - Hosted by the Skagit MRC, Todd Woodard
Northwest Straits 101 - Ginny Broadhurst, Caroline Gibson
Puget Sound Shellfish Fisheries: Managing and Policing Harvest Grounds and Markets - Rich Childers and Mike Cenci, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
Climate Change Adaptation in Puget Sound
Click here to listen to audio from this session (provided by Al Bergstein).
Lara Whitely Binder, UW Climate Impacts Group
Kate Dean, North Olympic Development Council
Dr. Jamie Donatuto, Swinomish Indian Tribal Community
MRC Project Highlights
All hands on deck: cooperative research to Recover Puget Sound's rockfish - Kelly Andrews, NOAA Northwest Fisheries Science Center
Illuminating Data Needs in Puget Sound Nearshore - Dr. John Vavrinec, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
The Nearshore: Why We Care
Paul Schlenger, Confluence and Snohomish MRC
Jamey Selleck, Natural Resources Consultants and Skagit MRC
Dr. Megan Dethier, UW Friday Harbor Laboratories and San Juan MRC
Dr. Tom Good, NOAA, Northwest Fisheries Science Center