Reflections from the Summit – Virtual opportunities provide access to far away communities

Scholarships offer new access, opportunities to university students at 2020 Summit By Heidi Ziegenmeyer, Land Grant Director, Cankdeska Cikana Community College Coming from a small tribal community in North Dakota, attending a “real conference” is often out of reach for my students at Cankdeska Cikana Community College, especially one in Rhode…

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Reflections on the 2020 National Coastal & Estuarine Virtual Summit

Solutions driven approach produces most successful Summit to date By Daniel Hayden  It’s hard to believe the 2020 Summit has already come and gone. After two years of planning, a leap into a virtual platform, and a lot of trust, you produced three days of enlightening conversation and more than 500 solutions–focused presentations. On behalf of the entire Summit planning team,…

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Cross Sectoral Roles at the Summit

2020 Summit Attracts Diverse Group of Sponsors, Attendees By Lance Speidell More than 1,100 people have registered for the National Coastal & Estuarine Summit ahead of the early bird deadline on August 31st. This record-breaking attendance, alongside our more than 400 presentations and panels, has proven that despite the Covid-19 pandemic, coastal and estuarine restoration and management is still…

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Move Over Netflix – The Summit is On-Demand

2020 Summit May be Largest Collection of Coastal and Estuarine Content Ever Assembled     By Daniel Hayden Every two years the National Coastal and Estuarine Summit occurs, and it is a chance to learn new skills, exchange ideas and meet with experts in the field of Coastal and Estuarine restoration to help us make our projects…

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