Conference - The National Adaptation Forum call for proposals
is now open for Symposia, Training Sessions, Working Groups, Oral Presentations, Posters, and the Tools Cafe. Deadline is Aug. 3rd. I'm Program Co-Chair this year and would love to see many Mass submissions! Hope to see in Madison, WI, April 23-25, 2019!
Symposium - Registration
is open for the Northeast Regional Invasive Species & Climate Change (RISCC
) Management's 2nd annual symposium. Check out the agenda here
WHEN: Thursday, July 12, 2018
WHERE: University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP)
Training - Become a certified MVP provider! There will be two full day training sessions on July 13 in Westborough and August 8 in the greater metro Boston or central area with final location and logistics tbd. Register for July 13 here
and August 8 here
News - MVP Program
- The Baker-Polito Administration awarded $5 million in grants as the second phase of the Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness' grant and designation program. Find out more here
News - Environmental Bond Bill - The environmental bond bill cleared the House 143-3 on June 13th and will now move on to the Senate. Read more here
Job Opportunity - Climate & Energy Assistant
with Ceres in Boston.
Job Opportunity - Program Assistant
, Climate and Energy Program, with the Union of Concerned Scientists in Cambridge.
Report - The Sustainable Solutions Lab at UMass Boston recently released Feasibility of Harbor-Wide Barrier Systems: Preliminary Analysis for Boston Harbor
. The researchers emphasize the importance of continued efforts to increase local, shore-based resiliency efforts that involve neighborhood communities.
Guide - Practical Guide to Collaborative Project Evaluation: How Resilient is Your Project?
released by SAGE- Sustainable
Adaptive Gradients in the Coastal Environment
, an NSF Research Collaboration Network, to help communities consider green infrastructure projects.
Report - The DOI Northeast Climate Adaptation Science Center (formerly Northeast Climate Science Center- name change
!) released its 2017 Annual Report
. Read about completed projects, the new Tribal Climate Science Liaisons, trainings, Fellows’ highlights, and a summary of the Regional Science Meeting.
Workshop Proceedings - from the ASAP
New England December 2017 Workshop on Funding, Finance, and Investment Solutions for Climate Adaptation, are available here