The Forestry Workgroup coordinates, develops and implements plans and projects which focus on the contributions of forest lands in restoring the health and productivity of the Chesapeake Bay watershed and in retaining theireconomic potential. The workgroup provides a forum to discuss issuesand identify opportunities among the forestry community, interestedindividuals and organizations, and federal, state and local governments.Through the workgroup, natural resource management expertise is brought to Chesapeake Bay Program subcommittees.
Rebecca W. Hanmer is a member of the Chesapeake Bay Program’s Citizens Advisory Committee. She retired in 2007 after a four decade government career that included over 30 years in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. At EPA, she held a number of senior positions, including Director of EPA’s Office of Federal Activities; Deputy Regional Administrator in Region I (Boston); Regional Administrator in Region IV (Atlanta); Director, HQ Office of Water Enforcement and Permits; Deputy Assistant Administrator for Water and Acting Assistant Administrator for Water; Acting Regional Administrator in Region VIII (Denver); Water Protection Division Director in Region III (Philadelphia) and Director, Chesapeake Bay Program Office (2002-2007). She has administered Clean Water Act programs at both policy and operational levels, including water quality standards and the NPDES permit program.
138 Caroline Street
Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401
Phone: (540) 371-8787
June 3, 2015
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Open session for the Urban Tree Canopy Expert Panel. All are welcome to attend or participate remotely. Space is limited, so please RSVP here: http://goo.gl/forms/oVLLrAkrJY
Presenters must RSVP by May 19. Non-presenters or remote participants may RSVP by May 27. Registration is not required if you are not presenting, but strongly encouraged to ensure we have enough space to accommodate as many people as possible.
***As of May 19 there are still seats in the room for June 3rd, but you must contact Jeremy directly if you wish to attend in person***
Please plan to attend in-person if you wish to present. Presentations can be performed remotely, but presenting in the room is strongly preferred. Remote participants on the conference line will be muted, but will be able to submit questions or communicate using the webinar chat box. Apologies for any inconvenience, but this helps prevent disruptions to the meeting.
-Provide context on this BMP review for urban tree planting and urban tree cover to stakeholders and expert panel members.
-Provide input to the panel in the form of presentations or discussion that will help inform their evaluation of water quality benefits – specifically nitrogen, phosphorus and sediment reductions – associated with urban tree cover and urban tree planting in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. The input requested may address, but is not limited to: data, policy and regulations, experiences with implementation, or tracking and reporting credits.
***UPDATED Webinar information (now WebEx instead of Adobe Connect)***
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Join the webinar by following the link above and entering your name and email when prompted. Once logged in to the meeting you can connect to the audio by selecting one of three options: WebEx calls you (you provide the appropriate number); you dial into the line yourself, or; use your computer audio. The two conference line options are recommended.
RSVP/Registration URL: http://goo.gl/forms/oVLLrAkrJY
Space is limited so please RSVP if you plan to attend in person. Remote participation is available, but in-person attendance is encouraged. Presentations must be made in-person and will not be performed remotely. All presenters must RSVP by May 19th and provide their presentations by close of business on May 27th. RSVP here: http://goo.gl/forms/oVLLrAkrJY
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There is ample free street parking available in the surrounding area, but allow for extra time to park and walk one or more blocks (extra 10 minutes). Obey posted signs, fire lanes or other restrictions. Paid parking is available on-site at the City Marina for $3/hr or $20/day maximum.
Entering the conference room
The conference room (Suite 117) is located in the green building at the City Marina (410 Severn Avenue). The doors automatically lock and cannot be propped open or unlocked. If nobody is there to let you in you can ask for assistance at the front desk in Suite 112, which is not locked.
Publication date: April 20, 2015 | Type of document: | Download: Electronic Version
Publication date: March 01, 2004 | Type of document:
In 1994, the Chesaapeake Bay Executive Council called for a set of goals and recommendations for riparian forest protection and restoration. The result of the effort was the adoption of three principal riparian forest buffer golas...