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July 6 - Seth Blitch - Recovery of Oyster Resources: Multiple Stakeholders and Unifying Goals

Monday, July 03, 2017

Seth Blitch has been working in the Gulf of Mexico for 27 years, and is the Director of Coastal andMarine Conservation for the Louisiana chapter of The Nature Conservancy. He is heavily involved the recovery of oyster resources through restoration projects and policy and management engagement. He also secures funding for, and manages natural infrastructure projects and the development and application of decision-support tools. Additionally, he works with colleagues in the freshwater sphere to develop and implement projects that account for, and improve the connectivity among freshwater resources and their impact to coastal processes and ecosystems.

Prior to coming to TNC, Seth was the director of the Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve (ANERR) located in the Florida panhandle. While there he oversaw efforts to characterize how changes in water supply from the Apalachicola-Chatahoochee- Flint basin were expressed in the natural communities of Apalachicola Bay.
 

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