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Innovation and Climate Adaptation In San Francisco Bay

bay landJoin an interdisciplinary panel of Bay Area experts, featuring museum educators, scientists, resilience designers, and governance and policy leaders. Participants will share approaches to climate change adaptation and engagement that help create a better future for the Bay and its communities. Topics for this lively discussion will include:

  • Large-scale investment in carbon sequestration and natural infrastructure - features of natural systems that serve as infrastructure
  • Shoreline planning based on research into physical, social, and ecological characteristics
  • Enabling civic agency through place-based environmental education rooted in inquiry
  • Innovations in funding, governance, and leadership

Speakers:

Sam Schuchat, executive officer, California State Coastal Conservancy

Julie Beagle, deputy director, Resilient Landscapes Program, San Francisco Estuary Institute

Laura Tam, sustainable development policy director, SPUR

Susan Schwartzenberg, director of the Exploratorium’s environmental initiative

Shawn Lani, director of the Studio for Public Spaces, Exploratorium

Wednesday, 09/12/18

Contact:

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Cost:

Free, RSVP Required

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ExplOratorium

Pier 15 (Embarcadero at Green Street)
San Francisco, CA 94111
USA


Phone: (415) 528-4444
Website: Click to Visit