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Project Title: Independent Scientific Review of Everglades Restoration Progress

PIN: DELS-WSTB-13-04         

Major Unit:
Division on Earth and Life Studies

Sub Unit:
Board on Environmental Studies & Toxicology
Water Science and Technology Board

Johnson, Stephanie

Subject/Focus Area:
Environment and Environmental Studies

Independent Scientific Review of Everglades Restoration Progress
October 19, 2017 - October 20, 2017
Miami Marriott Dadeland
9090 S. Dadeland Blvd.
Miami, Florida

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Brendan McGovern
Phone: 2023342496


Committee on Independent Scientific Review of Everglades Restoration Progress

Third Meeting of CISRERP VII
Miami Marriott Dadeland
9090 S. Dadeland Blvd.
Miami, FL 33156
October 18-20, 2017

**Preliminary Draft Agenda**
For agenda updates, see
Register to attend here:

Wednesday, October 18


Field trip to Florida Bay

All-day field trip into Everglades National Park and on Florida Bay to discuss the condition of the bay under current water management, benefits anticipated by CERP projects, and the implications of sea level rise and climate change on the condition of Florida Bay and southern coastal systems and for CERP goals.

Spaces for the public are extremely limited due to boat capacity. Contact Brendan McGovern if interested at Spots will be allocated in the order received.

Thursday, October 19

OPEN SESSION (Everyone welcome)

8:30 a.m. Welcome and introductions Bill Boggess, chair

8:40 a.m. Implications of Climate Change and Sea Level Rise on Florida Bay and Southern Coastal Systems
Tiffany Troxler, FIU
Rene Price, FIU

Understanding key indicators for monitoring: Regional case studies on systemwide and project-level monitoring

9:30 a.m. Systemwide CERP monitoring: Florida Bay
David Rudnick, NPS
Chris Kelble, NOAA

10:20 a.m. Break

10:40 a.m. Systemwide CERP monitoring: Everglades Ridge and Slough/Marl Prairies
Jed Redwine, NPS
Agnes McLean, NPS
Jenna May, USACE

11:30 a.m. Panel discussion on key indicators for monitoring at a systemwide scale

12:00 noon Working Lunch (Lunch is provided free of charge for speakers and committee members. Others may purchase lunch by contacting Brendan McGovern [])

1:00 p.m. Framework for CERP Project-level monitoring

1:20 p.m. Project-level monitoring case study: Picayune Strand
Andy LoSchiavo, USACE (invited)

2:10 p.m. Interim goals/interim targets
Agnes McLean, NPS
April Patterson, USACE

3:00 p.m. Break

3:15 p.m. Hurricane Irma: Managing recent high water events and CERP-related impacts
Speakers/panelists TBD

4:15 p.m. SB-10 update
Speakers/panelists TBD

4:45 p.m. Public comment
(Members of the public interested in addressing the committee for up to 2-3
minutes must sign up during the meeting before 4:15 p.m.)

5:00 p.m. Adjourn

Friday, October 20

CLOSED SESSION (Committee and National Academies Staff Only)

8:00 a.m. Committee work session

3:00 p.m. Adjourn