What can coastal, estuarine, and tidal river communities do to address sea level rise and storm surge?
Friday December 9, 9:30am-12pm** @ The Island Institute, Rockland
[**This event has already happened. Scroll to the bottom for a video recording, presentation files, and contact info for presenters]
Join the discussion to learn what you and your community can be doing now to address the imminent challenges faced by a rising ocean level and increased storm and tidal surge. No matter the stage of planning, from zero to advanced, there will be relevant content and tools presented to help move Maine forward on this pressing concern.
- Peter Slovinsky, Marine Geologist with the Maine Dept of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry – View Peter’s presentation on an overview of sea level rise and storm surge in Maine Here
- Phil Crossman, Vinalhaven Selectman & Owner of Tidewater Motel
- Jon Edgerton, PE, Senior Vice President of Wright-Pierce – View Jon’s Presentation about Sea Level Rise and the Built Environment Here
- Jeremy Gabrielson, Conservation & Community Planner at Maine Coast Heritage Trust – View Jeremy’s presentation on salt marshes and sea level rise adaptation here
- Moderator: Nick Battista, Marine Programs Director of the Island Institute
Contact information for the presenters can be found on the final slide of their presentations
- Maine Floodplain Management Program Website – MFMP works with individuals, communities and professionals to reduce the risk of flooding in Maine. Learn about programs and find contact information for key people.
- Maine’s Climate Change Adaptation Toolkit – a centralized source to go to for the information you might need for designing and implementing resiliency practices, as well as information on important regulations and standards to integrate into your project or planning process, and opportunities to connect with state and other engaged practitioners for technical expertise.
- Maine’s Department of Environmental Protection Sustainability Office – The Sustainability Division is organizationally located within the Department’s Bureau of Land Resources, where Division staff oversee the development and implementation of a comprehensive and coordinated approach to the environmental stewardship and management of resources which we utilize in our daily lives.
In collaboration with and hosted by the Island Institute.