57-21 Panel Discussion: What Enables or Inhibits Rigourous Adaptive Management of Aquatic Ecosystems and Fisheries?

David R. Marmorek , ESSA Technologies Ltd., Vancouver, BC, Canada
Carl Walters , Fisheries Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
C.S. Holling , University of Florida, Department of Biology (emeritus), Nanaimo, BC, Canada
Kim Hyatt , Science Branch, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Nanaimo, BC, Canada
Paul S. Higgins , B.C. Hydro, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Dennis M. Kubly , Upper Colorado Region, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Salt Lake City, UT
Chadwin Smith , Headwaters Corporation, Lincoln, NE
This panel discussion will allow the audience to ask questions of leading thinkers and practioners in the field of adaptive management, seeking insights on the factors which enable or inhibit rigorous learning to reduce critical uncertainties affecting the management of aquatic ecosystems and fisheries.