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RI Coastal Resources Management Council

...to preserve, protect, develop, and restore coastal resources for all Rhode Islanders

40th Anniversary Celebration & Forum: Celebrating Forty Years of Coastal Management in Rhode Island

Thursday, November 8th, 2012
South Kingstown Land Trust "Barn", 17 Matunuck Beach Road, South Kingstown, RI

12:30 - 1:30 p.m. – Lunch and Reception

1:30 - 1:35 p.m. – Welcome from CRMC Chair Anne Maxwell Livingston and introduction of Governor Lincoln D. Chafee

1:35 - 1:45 p.m. – Governor Chafee

1:45 - 2:15 p.m. – CRMC Executive Director Grover Fugate: What the Future Holds - Challenges facing the CRMC and the Rhode Island Coastal Region

2:15 - 2:45 p.m. – U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI): The Federal Perspective: Rhode Island and its coastal program

2:45 - 3:15 p.m. – Dr. Sandra Whitehouse: Politics: Past and present

3:15 - 3:30 p.m. – Break 3:30 - 4:00 p.m. – Stephen Olsen: Our Roots: The history of the CRMC and its coastal program

4:00 - 4:30 p.m. – Jennifer McCann: Working Together: Success through partnerships

4:30 - 5:00 p.m. – Q and A/Discussion*

*After the conclusion of the forum, the Chair and Council invite those able to join them for an informal cocktail hour at a location TDB.

This event is sponsored by Coastal Institute and Seagrant RI

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