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Casco Bay Coastal Academy Webinar:
Maine Climate Council & Your Community
Sawyer Road, which crosses Spurwink Marsh, frequently overtops during astronomical high tides.  The towns of Cape Elizabeth and Scarborough, along with collaborating partners including CBEP, recently completed a feasibility study to assess structural options for reducing flooding and accommodating sea level rise while restoring adjacent salt marsh habitat.
Photo:  Maureen O'Meara, Cape Elizabeth
FREE! Register through this link
WHO:     Conservation commissioners, planning board members, other municipal board members, municipal staff, community volunteers

WHAT:    Join other Maine municipal officials and staff to learn about the Maine Climate Council and discuss your community resilience projects in small groups.

WHEN:   Tuesday, September 29, 2020, 2:30 - 4 p.m. 
(Note: The workshop presentations will be recorded, for those who can't join us at this time)

COST:     Free of charge, but you must register.

Come hear members of the Maine Climate Council speak about proposed actions that may change the funding and technical assistance opportunities for climate initiatives available for your communities in the future.

Engage in small group discussions about climate adaptation initiatives your community is planning, the challenges and successes you are facing, and how new climate initiatives may enhance your local planning.


Maine Climate Council Presenters:
  • Judy East, Executive Director, Land Use Planning Commission
  • Kathleen Leyden, Director, Maine Coastal Program

FREE! Register above via Eventbrite. We will send out a link to the webinar to registrants later in the month.
 
If you have any questions or need further information, please contact Victoria Boundy (victoria.boundy@maine.edu).
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University of Southern Maine Muskie School of Public Service
Wishcamper Center #229, 34 Bedford Street
Portland, ME 04104

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