fisheries

Baird Symposium

Baird Symposia provide a forum for researchers, resource managers, and stakeholders to discuss the state of the science in various areas important to Rhode Island coastal communities, ecosystems, fisheries, and beyond. Below are links to websites from these symposia.

The Future of Shellfish in Rhode Island: Providing sustainable seafood, economic opportunities, and ecosystem benefits 12th Annual Ronald C. Baird Sea Grant Science Symposium, November 14th, 2013.

International Marine Spatial Planning: Sharing Practical Solutions 11th Annual Ronald C. Baird Sea Grant Science Symposium, May 16th, 2012.

Developing the Rhode Island Seafood Knowledge Economy: Perspectives on Seafood Sustainability 10th Annual Ronald C. Baird Sea Grant Science Symposium, June 26-28, 2011.

New Approaches to Understanding Emerging Marine Diseases. 9th Annual Ronald C. Baird Sea Grant Science Symposium, August 10-11, 2010.

The Ecology of Marine Windfarms: Perspectives on Impact Mitigation, Siting, and Future Uses. 8th Annual Ronald C. Baird Sea Grant Science Symposium, November 2-4, 2009.

Sound Connections: The Science of Rhode Island and Block Island Sounds. 7th Annual Ronald C. Baird Sea Grant Science Symposium, October 20-21, 2008.

Creating Vibrant Waterfronts in Rhode Island. 6th Annual Ronald C. Baird Sea Grant Science Symposium, October 19-21, 2007. University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography.

The Evolution of Ecosystem Based Management: From Theory to Practice. 5th Annual Ronald C. Baird Sea Grant Science Symposium. October 19-20, 2006. Roger Williams University School of Law, Bristol. Funded by Rhode Island Sea Grant, Roger Williams University, and the URI Department of Marine Affairs.

Lobsters as Model Organisms for Interfacing Behavior, Ecology, and Fisheries. 4th Annual Ronald C. Baird Sea Grant Science Symposium. July 14, 2005. Funded by Rhode Island Sea Grant, Maine Sea Grant, and the Darden Foundation.

State of Science Knowledge of Nutrients in Narragansett Bay. 3rd Annual Ronald C. Baird Sea Grant Science Symposium. November 17-18, 2005. Funded by Rhode Island Sea Grant, the URI Coastal Institute, the Rhode Island Foundation, the Narragansett Bay Commission, the R.I. Department of Environmental Management, the Narragansett Bay Estuary Program Coastal Training Program, and EPA Region I. More.

Shallow Marine Ecosystems of Southern Rhode Island. 2nd Annual Ronald C. Baird Sea Grant Science Symposium. December 9, 2002, and January 2003. Funded by Rhode Island Sea Grant. Part I: Hydrology, nutrient & bacteria dynamics. Part II: Sediment dynamics, habitat changes & fish resources.

Urban Aquaculture. 1st Annual Ronald C. Baird Sea Grant Science Symposium. Funded by the Office of Sustainable Development of NOAA and Rhode Island Sea Grant.