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Amy Clark

B-WET Program Manager,
Gulf of Mexico
NOAA Fisheries Southeast
Regional Office
1021 Balch Boulevard, 
Suite 1003
Stennis Space Center, MS
Office: (228) 688-1520
Mobile: (727) 466-8586
Fax: (228) 688-3142

2011 Gulf B-WET Regional Meeting Summary

Image of attendees from the meeting
Participants gathered at the 2011 Gulf of Mexico Regional B-WET meeting in Navarre Beach, Florida.
A special thank you to the Navarre Beach Marine Science Station staff. Their hospitality allowed for the success of our meeting!

In the spring of 2011, the Gulf of Mexico B-WET Program held it's first Regional Meeting in Navarre Beach, Florida. The following materials summarize our meeting.

1. Meeting Objectives

2. Meeting Agenda: click here

3. Presentations

Plenary PresentationsSpeakers
Assessment and Restoration of Resources Injured as a Result of the Deep Water Horizon Oil Spill: Understanding the Natural Resource Damage Assessment Process and the Importance of Public ParticipationTom Brosnan, NOAA Office of Response and Restoration
Whole Ecology, Watersheds, and WalkabilityJohn Jacob, Texas Sea Grant
Overview of National Education Priorities and InitiativesBronwen Rice, NOAA Office of Education
Affecting Change in Environmental Education: An Example from the Chesapeake Bay RegionKevin Schabow, NOAA Chesapeake Bay Program Office
Integrating NOAA Data and Tools into Environmental Education ProgramsAmy Clark, NOAA Fisheries Southeast Region
Developing an Evaluation System for Gulf of Mexico B-WETAnita Kraemer, Institute for Learning Innovation


B-WET Grantee PresentationsSpeakers
Structured inquiry in the fieldGreg Ira, Florida Department of Environmental Quality
Using NOAA curriculum/lessons in B-WET programmingShelia Brown, University of Southern Mississippi
Social networkingSara Pelleteri, University of Texas
Correlating activities with state learning standardsSteven Wilkie, South Fort Myers High School, Florida
Bringing students and teachers in contact with the environmentKarla Klay, Artist Boat, Inc., Texas
Underrepresented audiences and  cultural adaptations to programmingJennifer Buchanan, Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Mississippi
Project assessment and evaluationPam Blanchard, Louisiana State University
Online and distance learning and pod-castsTina Miller-Way, Dauphin Island Sea Lab, Alabama


4. Participant List: click here