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MEDIA ADVISORY: Learning to Succeed at Restoring the Gulf of Mexico

WHAT:

Ocean Conservancy will release “The Benefits of Adaptive Management in Ecosystem Restoration” (download) which highlights three restoration case studies from around the U.S. that used adaptive management to reduce risks and increase the likelihood of success at the 2018 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference. Experts from Ocean Conservancy’s Gulf Restoration Program will be at the conference to highlight the importance of adaptive management to restoring the Gulf.

WHO:      

Alexis Baldera, Chris Robbins and Rachel Guillory are available for interviews upon request. 

Media contact: Trishna Gurung tgurung@oceanconservancy.org +1 202.747.4278

  • Alexis Baldera, Director, Gulf Restoration Program, Ocean Conservancy
    • Email: abaldera@oceanconservancy.org | Twitter: @hagfishfan
    • Alexis Baldera leads the Gulf Restoration Program with a background in interdisciplinary environmental management and conservation. Focused on developing solutions and tools for holistic Gulf restoration, she serves as science advisor, policy analyst, as well the point of contact for partnerships in Texas, Louisiana and Florida.
  • Chris Robbins, Senior Manager, Restoration Planning, Ocean Conservancy
    • Email: crobbins@oceanconservancy.org | Twitter: @csraustin
    • Chris Robbins advocates for comprehensive, science-based restoration across the Gulf of Mexico. With a background in conservation science and policy, he works with a suite of science partners to restore the Gulf’s offshore environment, where the BP oil disaster began.
  •  Rachel Guillory, Gulf Restoration Program Specialist, Ocean Conservancy
    • Email: rguillory@oceanconservancy.org | Twitter: @RachelGuillory
    • Rachel Guillory translates the science and policy following the BP oil disaster for a wide range of audiences. Rachel’s work includes project management, program communication and fostering partnerships in Mississippi and Alabama.

WHEN:      

February 5-8, 2018

WHERE:   

2018 GoMOSES Conference

  • Hyatt Regency New Orleans
    601 Loyola Avenue
    New Orleans, LA 70113

(Twitter: @GulfConference #GoMOSES)

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