Maryland DNR's Chesapeake & Coastal Program, along
with the Coastal and Watershed Resources Advisory
Committee (CWRAC), will be hosting a Coastal
Communities Exchange on Friday, September 16, 2011.
The purpose of the Coastal
Communities Exchange is to: serve as a venue to
highlight projects completed or underway in MD's coastal
zone (many of those made possible through DNR-CCP funding programs); to share ideas
and lessons learned; to discuss best practices; and to
share products and outcomes that might be applicable to
- or replicable in - other coastal
CWRAC is the independent advisory body to
the Secretary of Natural Resources and to the
Chesapeake and Coastal Program on policy issues
affecting the coastal areas of Maryland. Comprised of
representatives of local government, concerned local
citizens, special interest groups, state and federal
agencies and academic institutions, CWRAC offers coastal
communities the opportunity to have a regular role in
shaping coastal policy and management.
The event will be held at the Chesapeake
Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, MD from 9:30 a.m.
to 3:30 p.m.
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
213 North Talbot Street
St. Michaels, MD 21663
In the Steamboat Building
Lunch and refreshments will be provided,
but SPACE IS LIMITED. Please
reserve your spot now!
To register contact Dionne Bell with the
Chesapeake & Coastal Program at 410.260.8732 or
This event is offered by the
Maryland Coastal Zone Management Program, Department of
Natural Resources pursuant to NOAA Award No.
NA10NOS4190204. Financial assistance for this event
provided by the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972, as
amended, administered by the Office of Ocean and Coastal
Resource Management, National Oceanic and Atmospheric