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Puget Sound Shoreline Management Planning Workshop

August 2, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Puget Sound Climate Preparedness Collaborative invites you to attend the Shoreline Management Planning Workshop on August 2 in Bremerton, WA.

Over the next two years, shoreline jurisdictions in the Puget Sound region will update their Shoreline Master Programs, creating an opportunity to strengthen local level responses to sea level rise. This one-day workshop will address how to best incorporate sea level rise projections into the Shoreline Master Programs update.

Workshop participants will learn about and discuss:

·         The latest sea level rise projections produced through the Washington Coastal Resilience Project

·         How local jurisdictions have incorporated sea level rise in their Shoreline Master Programs and related shoreline planning

·         State-level efforts to develop guidance on sea level rise in Shoreline Master Program planning

·         Local and cross-jurisdictional opportunities, challenges, and needs related to addressing sea level rise in shoreline planning

Shoreline planners and staff involved in updating Shoreline Master Programs are strongly encouraged to attend. The event is open to staff from federal, state, and local agencies; sovereign tribal nations; non-governmental organizations; academia; and the private sector.

Speakers include Crystal Raymond and Harriet Morgan from the University of Washington Climate Impacts Group, Bobbak Talebi and Sara Brostrom of the Washington State Department of Ecology, and Jim Simmonds from King County. The agenda will be made available closer to the event.

This event is co-hosted by the Shoreline & Coastal Planners Group and the Washington State Department of Ecology.




Norm Dicks Government Center
Bremerton, WA United States + Google Map