The Sixth Biennial State of the Bay Symposium
January 14-16, 2003

Table of Contents

Schedule of Presentations and Events
      Presenter biographies will be followed by abstracts. A full paper, if submitted, can be accessed by clicking on the link in the abstract.

      The Galveston Bay Estuary Program
      The Sixth Biennial State of Bay Symposium

Sponsors and Contributors
      Listing of All Sponsors and Contributors
      Apache Ecological Services, Inc.
      Environmental Institute of Houston
      Galveston Bay Foundation
      Reliant Energy
      The Texas Corporate Wetlands Restoration Partnership


Field Trips

Plenary Session - Protecting Our Coastal Treasure

Plenary Session - Land, Water, and People

Wednesday Luncheon Presentation

Session A - Community Planning Blueprint

Session B - Estuary Research Findings

Technical Session 1

Session C - Education and Outreach in the Estuary

Session D - Estuary Water Quality Issues

Technical Session 2

Plenary Session - Local Communities Leading the Way

Session E - Galveston Bay Plan Implementation at the Local Level

Session F - Estuary Restoration Efforts

Technical Session 3

Thursday Luncheon Presentation

Plenary Session - The Value of the Estuary to Local Communities

Plenary Session - A Vision for the Galveston Bay Estuary

Poster Presentations
      Listing of Poster Presentations

Listing of All Symposium Presenters

Listing of Exhibitors