2016 Summit

2016 Summit

8th National Summit on Coastal and Estuarine Restoration

Our Coasts, Our Future, Our Choice


New Orleans, LA | December 10-15, 2016

Artist: Marian Brister Martinez

Restore America’s Estuaries and The Coastal Society were pleased to welcome attendees to Our Coasts, Our Future, Our Choice, the second
National Summit to unite the restoration and coastal management communities. This conference reflects the environmental, economic, and cultural importance of our coasts to residents of surrounding areas and to the nation as a whole. 

Download the full 2016 Summit Program Book for detailed listings of workshops, sessions, posters, and more.

Read the proceedings here

View poster exhibits here

Thank you to our 2016 sponsors

Lead Partners

Lead Sponsor

Principal Sponsors

Executive Sponsors

Patron Sponsors


Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program
Building Conservation Trust
Cox Communications
ECO Magazine
Marian Brister Martinez (Summit Artist)
Scheda Ecological Associates, Inc.
S&ME, Inc.
Taylor & Francis Group
Woods Hole Group


Chesapeake Bay Program
EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc.
Earth Resources Technology (ERT)
Environmental Science Associates
Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative
Ocean Conservancy
The Curtis and Edith Munson Foundation
The Tulane Institute on Water Resources Law and Policy
The Water Institute of the Gulf
University of Wisconsin Press
YSI, a Xylem Brand


Alabama Coastal Foundation
ALS Oil & Gas – Reservoir Laboratories
American Shore and Beach Preservation Association
DHI Water & Environment
Eureka Water Probes
Filtrexx International
Fuss and O’Neill, Inc.
Golden Bear Services
JESCO Environmental & Geotechnical Services, Inc.
Klein Marine Systems, Inc.
Living Blanket, LLC
Living Shorelines Solutions, Inc.
Moffatt & Nichol
Natural Resources Conservation Service – North Carolina
OTT Hydromet
Resource Environmental Solutions, LLC
Seafood Health Facts
Storm Water Systems, Inc.
Streamside Technology, Inc.
Tampa Bay Estuary Program
Taylor Engineering, Inc.


GES, Global Experience Specialists
McIlhenny Company
Ocean Sensors, Inc.
San Antonio Bay Foundation