National Adaptation Forum

Sausalito bike path during a king tide, 2019
Date: 
04/23/2019 (All day) to 04/25/2019 (All day)
Location: 
Madison, WI
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The National Adaptation Forum gathers the climate adaptation community to foster knowledge exchange, innovation and mutual support for a better tomorrow. The event brings together adaptation practitioners from around the country focused on moving beyond adaptation awareness and planning to adaptation action.

California Sea Grant Extension Specialist Monique Myers, and Extension Director Lisa Schiavinato will speak during the session: From Sea to Shining Sea: Bridging Science and Decision-Making Across the Coastal Adaptation Planning Landscape, on Tuesday, 11:00am to 12:30pm. The session brings together Sea Grant extension and legal programs from across the country, including California, Florida, North Carolina, and Connecticut share their best practices in helping communities bridge the gaps in climate change adaptation.

Brenna Mahoney, coordinator of the the NOAA San Francisco Bay and Outer Coast Sentinel Site (a cooperative that includes California Sea Grant) will present in the session Transforming data into action: best practices for integrating sea-level rise science into decision-making, which takes place on Wednesday April 24, and also includes Sentinel Site coordinators from other areas in the country as well as other Sea Grant programs.