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WA State Department of Ecology/The Padilla Bay NERR

The Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve is part of the Washington State Department of Ecology. Ecology's mission is to protect, preserve and enhance Washington's environment, and promote the wise management of our air, land and water. Ongoing classes are provided through Ecology's Coastal Training Program and geared toward shoreline planners and coastal resource managers.


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How to Explain Science, Share Data, and Build Trust: Presentation Skills for Scientists and Public Officials

Elizabeth B. Anderson, AICP

Useful skills and sharing ideas for improvement in intensive workshop setting.
Environmental Negotiations

Nathaniel B. Kale, AICP

Very solid training for negotiation. Lots of hands-on work, roleplaying, etc.
Planning and Facilitating Collaborative Meetings

Karen M. Stewart, AICP

Planning and Facilitating Collaborative Meetings

Barbara Ann Baker, AICP

This was great training for facilitating meetings!
Planning and Facilitating Collaborative Meetings

David G. Graves, AICP

Great workshop on meeting prep and organization
Puget Sound Coastal Processes, Shoreline Modifications, and Beach Restoration

Brandi Eyerly, AICP

Hugh Shipman, Coastal Geologist, is an excellent instructor. At the end of the day I understood coastal processes and the unique character of Puget Sound. I recommend this class to anyone working in the Planning. environmental management or land development fields.
Sea Level Rise Adaptation: Opportunities for Planning in WA State

Linda A. Kuller, AICP

Sea Level Rise Adaptation: Opportunities for Planning in WA State

Julie M. Blakeslee, AICP

Well organized, excellent location and facility, applicable topic.
Sea Level Rise Adaptation: Opportunities for Planning in WA State

Michael T. Jones, AICP

Puget Sound Watershed Characterization: Integrating Assessments Into Planning Decisions

Michael R. Cardwell, AICP

My technical staff were not there (sick) and we may not have the watershed layers on our GIS system like Puget Sound, but it was a good introduction as how to use the science available to influence land use decisions.
Planning and Facilitating Collaborative Meetings

Anne Knapp, AICP

Great session - engaging speakers, good practices.
Puget Sound Watershed Characterization: Integrating Assessments Into Planning Decisions

Karen J. Scharer, AICP

Puget Sound Coastal Processes, Shoreline Modifications, and Beach Restoration

Kwadwo O. Fordjour, AICP

How to Determine the Ordinary High Water Mark

Betsy D. Stevenson, AICP

The speakers have been providing this training for several years. It is a comprehensive 2-day class with well designed instructional time the first day and a worthwhile field day on the second day. The reference information gathered and provided by the training team is excellent.
Using the Credit-Debit Method for Estimating Mitigation Needs in Eastern WA

Barbara Ann Baker, AICP

Tom Hruby was a great teacher. The field work was hands on and we applied what we learned in class. I would recommend this.
Selecting Wetland Mitigation Sites Using a Watershed Approach in Eastern WA

Barbara Ann Baker, AICP

Very good content. Tom Hruby is very knowledgable. The field work added to the knowledgeable practice of what was taught in class.
Coastal Processes, Impacts, and Alternatives to Shore Hardening in the Port Susan Marine Stewardship Area

Karen M. Stewart, AICP

Puget Sound Coastal Processes and Shoreline Stabilization Me

Michael T. Jones, AICP

The course was good, but the material pretty elementary. An in depth training related to this would be better than an overview.
How to Determine the Ordinary High Water Mark

Karen M. Stewart, AICP

Understanding Washington State’s Stream Habitat Restoration Guidelines

Betsy D. Stevenson, AICP

Excellent speakers with a lot of good reference materials.