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This full-day symposium will present an overview of current research on climate change and its impact on sea level rise, ocean acidification, anticipated changes in precipitation and consequences for inland flooding and changes to groundwater levels, and emergency preparedness and resiliency in the energy industry. The day will also feature case studies of local climate change initiatives including funding and opportunities for stormwater management, buyouts and relocation strategies, and impacts on coastal property values.
The target audience for this symposium includes: elected officials; municipal department heads and staff; local board, commission, and committee members; federal and state agency staff; non-governmental stewardship organization representatives; and, interested citizens.
Morning coffee, refreshments and lunch will be provided.
Cosponsored with the Metropolitan Area Planning Council, Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management, Massachusetts Bays National Estuary Program, North and South Rivers Watershed Association, South Shore Climate Resiliency Network, and the towns of Norwell, Scituate, and Duxbury.
The deadline for early registration is April 15. Please join us for the 2nd South Shore Climate Change Symposium. See full agenda and flyer attached. Registration is $15 if you register before April 15, or $20 after April 15. Space is limited, the last Symposium sold out in advance.