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2014 Blue Carbon Workshop

Kristin Wilson


Create a U.S./Canada working group, identify research gaps, and establish a regional approach to blue carbon science and policy.

Project Period



Hold workshop "Blue is the New Green: Valuing Carbon Storage to Understand Barriers and Build Bridges to Enhance Salt Marsh and Seagrass Conservation and Management" (December 5, 2014)

Specific Workshop Goals and Objectives

  1. Document local and regional coastal blue carbon science efforts within a national and international context to identify knowledge gaps, management-relevant science questions, and opportunities for collaboration on proposals with approaching funding deadlines.
  2. Connect and build a community of scientists and managers from academia, non-profit organizations, and federal and state agencies, interested in blue carbon and its application to conservation and restoration projects.
  3. Communicate workshop results to appropriate audiences, including the conservation community and the broader public.


  • Bates College
  • Wells Reserve


NERR System Science Collaborative

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