The City of Virginia Beach, in affiliation with the Albemarle-Pamlico National Estuary Partnership (APNEP), Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is hosting the ”2018 North Landing River/Albemarle Sound Estuarine Symposium” on April 19, 2018 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center. The one-day event is designed to cultivate stakeholder collaboration, while providing awareness to identifying, protecting, and restoring the significant resources of the North Landing River/Albemarle Sound. Sample topics of discussion include the cultural history of the North Landing Watershed, an overview of the Albemarle-Pamlico Estuarine System, and opportunities for collaboration and partnerships between Virginia and North Carolina agencies, non-profits and educational institutions. Afternoon panel discussions, networking opportunities and poster sessions are also planned.
If you or your organization would like more information about symposium involvement and support, please contact Chuck Payne, Environmental Planner at (757) 385-8594 or via email at BuildingASharedVision@vbgov.com.