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Climate Change Impacts on Cape Cod: Sea Level Rise
October 19, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
A new lecture series presented by Lower Cape Indivisible featuring local climate change experts.
COASTLINE CHANGE: MINIMIZING PERILS OF SEA LEVEL RISE
Presented by Greg Berman, Coastal Processes Specialist, Wood’s Hole Sea Grant & Cape Cod Cooperative Extension. Greg explains how beaches are responding to the forces of sea level rise and storm events—and how some Cape towns are managing the threat.
PREPARING FOR CHANGE IN PLEASANT BAY: A REGIONAL EFFORT
Presented by Carole Ridley, Principal, Ridley & Associates; Coordinator, Pleasant Bay Alliance. Carole discusses working across town boundaries to mitigate threats of climate change and negotiating solutions among governing agencies and local communities
The lecture series — Climate Change Threats to Cape Cod: What Can We Do? —will continue on Thursday evenings through the fall and winter, and feature experts from leading environmental organizations, including the Association to Preserve Cape Cod, Center for Coastal Studies, Pleasant Bay Alliance, Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, Woods Hole Sea Grant and Cape Cod Cooperative Extension.
Among the topics they will address are the threats climate change poses to the local Cape environment, and economy, and what individuals can do to help
Free, all welcome.