CCRM's Tidal Wetlands Workshop Thursday, May 2nd
8:00 - 9:00am Check-in & Coffee 
9:00am - 3:30pm Workshop 


Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Gloucester Point, VA 23062  



For more workshop information and for registration assistance:


Dawn Fleming


































Building Momentum

for Coastal Resilience

The annual Tidal Wetlands Workshop will be held on Thursday May 2, 2019 at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) in Gloucester Point, VA. 

Who Attends:

  • Shoreline professionals
  • Wetlands Board Members
  • Local governments
  • State and federal agencies
  • Non-Governmental Organizations
  • Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professionals
  • Formal & volunteer educators

Workshop Goal: Multiple actions are currently underway in Virginia to address current and future coastal risk.  Shoreline communities are on the front lines dealing with tidal flooding, sea level rise, shoreline erosion, and development.  Managers and practitioners are working to protect natural storm buffers, promote effective living shorelines, and educate the public.  This workshop provides an opportunity for Virginia's shoreline management community to come together to learn, discuss, and build momentum for addressing coastal resilience.

Planned Workshop Topics:

  • Virginia’s Coastal Resilience Master Plan where shoreline management fits in
  • Shoreline Property Owner Perspectives
  • Tidal Flooding & Sea-Level Rise Mapping Tools
  • Regional Resilience Groups, Collaboratives & Forums
  • NGO Initiatives living shorelines and education outreach
  • VA Marine Resources Commission Update
  • 2019 Virginia General Assembly Update
  • Outside Experiences at Teaching Marsh & VIMS Beach

Location: Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Watermen's Hall.  More details about the workshop location will be provided to registered participants. 

Registration Deadline: 9:00AM, April 29th (firm)

Registration: 2-step registration process

  1.  Register by clicking on 'Register Now!' button below AND
  2.  Choose a payment option

Workshop Fee: $25.00 per registrant (includes lunch)

Payment Options:

  • Check – make checks payable to: Tidal Wetlands Workshop AND mail to: VIMS, PO Box 1346, Gloucester Point, VA  23062
  • Credit Card VIMS accepts VISA, MasterCard, & Discover.  To pay by credit card, please go to this secure site that opens in a new window (don't forget to also register) http://ccrm.vims.edu/CreditCardPayment

Groups: You are able to pay for multiple people in one credit card transaction however, each person must be registered individually.  If you are having trouble registering multiple people, your cache may be the problem.  Please start over here with the "Register Now" button for each new person.

Receipts: When done correctly, you will receive an emailed receipt for registering, in addition to a separate receipt for credit card payment.