About Us

 

Coastal Zone Canada Association


 

The Coastal Zone Canada Association (CZCA) is a nationally incorporated non-profit society of coastal zone management professionals committed to promoting Integrated Coastal Zone Management practices in Canada and abroad. The CZCA was incorporated in 1993 with the objective of sponsoring Coastal Management conferences and otherwise promoting improvements in Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) practices. Conferences are held every two years, on the even year.

The CZCA is leading the efforts on the Cold Regions Living Shorelines Community of Practice (CRLS CoP). Contact Danker or Pete with any inquiries into the purpose, management or activities related to the CRLS CoP.

Visit www.coastalzonecanada.org for more information.

 

Contact:

Danker Kolijn | P.Eng., M.Sc., M.Eng., Coastal Engineer, CRLS CoP Co-Chair

Mr. Kolijn is a coastal engineering at CBCL Limited in Halifax, Canada. He has been on the CZCA Board of directors since 2017 and is the founding co-chair of the CRLS CoP. Mr. Kolijn is dedicated to bringing together industry, public and academic partners in promoting and developing living shoreline concepts which incorporate sound engineering practices, innovative research, climate change adaptation measures, and sustainability principles.

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Peter Zuzek | President, Zuzek Inc.

Pete has been President of the CZCA since 2016 and prior served as the Vice President for the Great Lakes. He has 25 years of experience working on coastal projects across Canada and internationally involving living shorelines, coastal erosion and flooding, risk assessments, coastal zone planning, shoreline management plan development, water quality investigations, habitat protection and restoration, and climate change adaptation.

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Ontario Centre for Climate Impacts and Adaptation Resources


 

The Ontario Centre for Climate Impacts and Adaptation Resources (OCCIAR) is a university-based resource hub for researchers and stakeholders searching for information on climate change impacts and adaptation. The centre communicates the latest research on climate change impacts and adaptation; liaises with partners across Canada to encourage adaptation to climate change and aids in the development of tools to assist with municipal adaptation.

OCCIAR hosts the CRLS CoP website as part of its larger Climate Change Adaptation Community of Practice (OCCIAR) on behalf of the Coastal Zone Canada Association. Contact Annette for any inquiries into the CRLS CoP online platform.

Visit www.climateontario.ca for more information.

 

Contact:

Annette Morand | BES, MES, Community Adaptation Coordinator, OCCIAR

Annette holds a bachelor and master degree in Environmental Studies from the University of Windsor and York University, respectively. Her graduate studies focused on climate change impacts and adaptation in the Great Lakes basin and barriers to municipal adaptation. Since joining OCCIAR in 2011, Annette has worked with a number of organizations and all levels of government, and has acquired experience in a variety of areas. Most notably, Annette manages the National Climate Change Adaptation Community of Practice (CCACoP) as well as the Cold Regions Living Shorelines Community of Practice (CRLS CoP).

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