A second workshop will be held also at GTMNERR, St. Augustine, Florida, on May 22nd-23rd 2018. The OIMMP seeks to foster communication between local, regional, and statewide oyster mapping and monitoring programs in FL.

The goals of this 2nd workshop are to bring together again representatives from oyster mapping and monitoring programs from across FL to continue efforts to foster communication, compare methods, leverage any duplicate efforts, and identify data gaps and needs.

The tentative itinerary for the workshop includes the following:

Afternoon of Tuesday, May 22nd
-Update on OIMMP progress and statewide oyster map compilation, discussion of collaborative report
-Attendee presentations about oyster mapping and monitoring projects, management recommendations, and future implications for oyster reefs in Florida

Morning of Wednesday, May 23rd
-Continuation of attendee presentations
-Breakout sessions. Discuss mapping and monitoring priorities for the state.

A full itinerary for the workshop will be distributed in late April. Contact Kara Radabaugh, Ryan Moyer, or Steve Geiger using the contact information below for more info.

The OIMMP seeks to foster communication between local, regional, and statewide oyster mapping and monitoring programs. Its goals are to establish partnerships and facilitate collaboration between mapping and monitoring programs in Florida.