Now more than ever before there is massive public and private interest in recovering mangrove ecosystems at scale. With this excitement for mangrove restoration, it is imperative to ensure successful mangrove restoration interventions. In this webinar, you will learn about the best practices to design, fund, and implement mangrove restoration projects, with a special module on blue carbon.
The webinar will introduce “the Best Practice Guidelines for Mangrove Restoration” to you, a joint product developed by the Global Mangrove Alliance and the Blue Carbon Initiative and led by the University of Queensland, Conservation International, Wetlands International, Blue Marine Foundation and the International Blue Carbon Institute, along with dozens of mangrove scientists and user groups across the world.
It brings together the latest accumulated local and scientific knowledge about mangrove restoration best-practices into one comprehensive resource. The aim is to align mangrove practitioners, NGOs, governments, scientists, industry, local communities, and funders around accepted best-practices for science-based and inclusive mangrove restoration.
► Elena Roddom, Wetlands International – Introduction to the guidelines and principals for best practice mangrove restoration, centred around well-established community-based ecological restoration approaches
► Valerie Hagger, The University of Queensland – Setting goals, assessing feasibility, and project design considering socio-economic and biophysical issues and alignment with SER recovery wheel
► Mark Beeston, Conservation International – Mangrove restoration for blue carbon
► Laura Veverka, World Wildlife Fund, Mangrove restoration monitoring