New Ideas to Accelerate Chesapeake Bay Restoration-Panel to Focus on Next Steps

Presented by: Kim Coble, Vice President, Environmental Protection & Restoration, Chesapeake Bay Foundation; Bill Dennison, Vice President for Science Applications, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science; Julie Pippel, Director, Division of Environmental Management, Washington County.
Conference Objectives: Accelerate Bay restoration goals by: 1) highlighting emerging scientific discovery, policy development, and
implementation by the public or private sectors; 2) enhancing BMP implementation of water quality goals to meet the TMDL, ecosystem health, and practices that also have the synergistic impact on reducing greenhouse gas emissions; and 3) develop and implement a communication plan that translate and transmits the conference findings to a broader audience, particularly leading environmental decision-makers.