NLC has partnered with FloodWise Communities to help get the word out about this incredible opportunity: NO COST vulnerability assessments for communities in Gulf Coast states that are 100 miles or less from the coast. Please read this blog we recently published for more details.
FloodWise Communities is a National Academy of Sciences Gulf Research Program project funded to partner with TX, LA, AL, MS and FL communities to complete tailored stormwater system vulnerability assessments at no cost.
There are two upcoming informational webinars for FloodWise Communities taking place – one is this Thursday, March 4th from 12:00 pm -1:00 pm and the last one will be on Thursday, March 25th from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CT!
The webinars are hosted by the NOAA Great Lakes Integrated Sciences and Assessments (GLISA), the NOAA Southern Climate Impacts Planning Program (SCIPP), and Adaptation International (AI) and will focus specifically on the project background, the components of assessment, past participant experiences and outcomes, project timeline and structure, and how to enroll.
Our speakers include: Matthew Naud, Senior Consultant with adapt.city and the GLISA Practitioner in Residence, Mark Shafer, Associate Professor with SCIPP and the University of Oklahoma, Sascha Petersen, Founder and Director of Adaptation International, and Teal Harrison, Climate Resilience Specialist with Adaptation International.
To register, please visit floodwisecommunities.org or click the dates and times above.
If you are not able to attend, our most recent webinar recording and slide deck are available on our website. Feel free to share this invitation widely, including with colleagues, partner organizations, and neighboring communities.
By attending one of these webinars, MML members will receive 2 CMO electives. Please let the MML office know which webinar you participated in.