Controlling Coastal Erosion and Creating Living Shorelines
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Day One: Wednesday, August 17, 2022
8:45 am – 12:00 pm EDT (including a 15-min. break)
Day Two: Thursday, August 18, 2022
8:45 am – 12:00 pm EDT (including a 15-min. break)
Agenda Day One
Understanding the Challenges
Sea level rise
Lessons from the past
Past and present drainage practices
Attendee Design Exercise
1. Coastal erosion control problem site presented
2. Individual attendees develop draft recommended solutions
3. Attendees enter their draft plans in chat box
4. Presenter reviews attendee recommendations
5. Presentation of solution that was actually implemented at site
In the Headlines – What news outlets are reporting and what it means
Bulkheads and revetments
Requirements and Practices
Role of federal agencies
State regulatory requirements
Standards and specifications
Permitting, approval and enforcement
Review: Questions and Answers
Agenda Day Two
Goals of Living Shoreline Creation
Coastal defense and limitations of conventional erosion control
Switching to offense-making a case for living shorelines
Restoring and protecting coastal ecosystems
Living Shorelines Technology and Best Management Practices
Salt marsh restoration
Coir fiber rolls, mats and envelopes
Wave attenuation devices
Site analysis, preparation and installation
Living Shorelines and Inland Waters
Controlling invasive species
Water access options
Case Studies and Lessons Learned
Coastal erosion control
Attendee Exercise: The Future of Coastal Erosion Control
1. Individual attendees assignment – develop talking points for the future
2. Each individual enters recommended strategic direction in chat box
3. Responses reviewed and discussed
A Maine Case Study: Where the Saco River enters Saco Bay
Questions and Answers/Wrap Up
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6.0 HSW CE Hours
6.0 AIA LU|HSW
6.0 HSW CE Hours
6.0 LA CES HSW PDHs
International Code Council
.6 CEUs (Sitework)
6.0 ASFPM CECs
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Peter Hanrahan Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control
Peter Hanrahan has more than 43 years of industry experience. In addition to presentations in Canada, Taiwan and the Dominican Republic, Peter has also presented at the national level for many organizations, including the International Erosion Control Association, Land Improvement Contractors of America, the Geotechnical Fabrics Institute, the National Working Waterfront Network, and the American Water Works Association.
His articles have been published in many magazines, including Erosion Control, Land & Water, Geosynthetics, and Landscape Architect & Specifier News.
He has produced webinars for the International Erosion Control Association, the International Association of Hydroseeding Professionals, the New York State Society of Professional Engineers, and Forester University.
He has also served as a guest lecturer at the University of Mississippi, Ohio Northern University, University of New England, and Vermont Technical College.
Peter has also been active in industry organizations. He was National President of the International Management Council in 1991-92, and also served four terms as President of the Northeast Chapter of the International Erosion Control Association. He is also a member of the Senior Advisory Committee of Envirocert.
Mr. Hanrahan has developed and delivered training events throughout his career. From 2008 to the present, he has organized coastal erosion control training events up and down the New England Coast, with multiple seminars in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut. Event co-sponsors for these events have included the Maine Department of Environmental Protection, Maine Sea Grant, the Rhode Island Coastal Management Council, the University of Rhode Island Coastal Resources Center, Connecticut College and Connecticut Sea Grant.
He has also assisted with the development of erosion control standards with the Illinois Tollway Authority, and the State Departments of Transportation in New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, Oklahoma, Missouri, Arkansas and Illinois.
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Course Title: Controlling Coastal Erosion and Creating Living Shorelines
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This course examines the causes and consequences of coastal erosion, traditional methods to responding to it, and current erosion and sediment control requirements and practices. It also examines the goals and selection of coastal erosion and sediment control practices, how to improve ecosystems, and how to apply living shoreline technologies and best management practices to prevent erosion and sedimentation.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to discuss how sea level rise, coastal development, and past and present drainage practices have contributed to coastal erosion events.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to identify and describe traditional practices to control coastal areas from erosion and their effectiveness in these times of climate change.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to reference and discuss compliance standards of federal and state requirements for managing coastal erosion and permitting.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to explain the goals for, and selection of, coastal erosion and sediment control practices.
Learning Objective 5:
Learners will be able to describe what qualifies as a living shoreline, how they protect shorelines from erosion, and how they restore and protect coastal ecosystems. Learners will be able to identify and describe living shoreline technologies and best management practices.
LUs: 6.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Experience with site development in coastal areas
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 02/23/2024
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