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South Shore Climate Change and Sea Level Rise Symposium

  • Cushing Memorial Hall 673 Main St Norwell, MA (map)

The following information comes from the North & South Rivers Watershed Association website:

This one-day symposium will present an overview of potential climate change and sea level rise impacts on the South Shore, tools and funding options available to communities, and case studies of successful strategies used at the local level to address these issues.  The day will also feature a facilitated discussion of opportunities to promote coordinated and cost-effective local, inter-municipal, and regional resiliency initiatives.

Thursday, December 1, 2016
8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Cushing Memorial Hall
673 Main St, Norwell

The target audience for this symposium includes: local officials; municipal department heads and staff; local board, commission, and committee members; federal and state agency staff; non-governmental stewardship organization representatives; consultants, and interested citizens.

Download the schedule here.

Space is limited so please register early! $10 if registered by November 22, $15 after November 22.
Registration ends November 28.

For additional information, please contact

Sponsored by the Metropolitan Area Planning Council and the MAPC South Shore Coalition, North and South Rivers Watershed Association, Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management, Massachusetts Bays National Estuary Program, Massasoit Community College, Mass Audubon South Shore Sanctuaries, Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, South Shore Conservation Commission Network, and the Towns of Norwell, Scituate, Marshfield, and Braintree

Earlier Event: November 19
River Cleanup & Wampanoag Celebration
Later Event: December 13
FRRACS Holiday Gathering