Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee Meeting (STAC)

Please join us for a Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee Meeting on August 11th, 2022 from 9am-12pm. This meeting is open to the public and is hosted virtually via Zoom (link and login information below).

On the agenda: 

Environmental Monitoring Plan Update, Meghan Noe Fellows , Center for the Inland Bays
– Discuss interest in forming a standing sub-committee to address priority recommendations and remove
unneeded metics, making the EMP a living document that can drive the SOB 2026
RFP for Hydrodynamic Model Development, Meghan Noe Fellows, CIB
– RFP development and process for final review
Update from the Wastewater Planning Subcommittee, Bryanna Lisiewski, CIB
Update from the Nearshore Impacts of Offshore Wind Subcommittee, Mark Nardi, USGS

New Member Presentations
New STAC members, Leslie Baggett, with AKRF, and Mollie Yacono, with DNREC’s Delaware
Coastal Programs section, have been invited to share about their interests and areas of expertise
relevant to Delaware’s Inland Bays.

The Delaware Targeting and Planning Tool (DTAP), Brittany Sturgis, DNREC
Brittany will share what the Delaware Targeting and Planning Tool is and how it can potentially be used to
support restoration efforts in the Inland Bays Watershed.

Coastal Resilience Panel – Panelists Christophe Tulou (CIB), Ashley Norton (DNREC Coastal Programs Section),
Danielle Swallow (UD Sea Grant), Rahm Mohan (Anchor), and Will Helt (TNC) will share their insights
and perspectives regarding collectively managing for resilience under changing conditions and how the
Center should consider prioritizating living resource and shoreline restoration projects in Delaware’s
Inland Bays.

Date and Time: August 11, 2023 — 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Meeting login information: Zoom:; Passcode = science
Phone: 1-646-876-9923; Meeting ID: 948 6177 6056