Moving Back from the Mid-Atlantic Coast: Advancing the Conversation
Rainy days, high tides, and sea level rise are making floods a routine part of life in the Mid-Atlantic and other coastal areas, driving interest in relocating individuals and communities away from the water’s edge. Designed for coastal adaptation practitioners, this webinar series features scientists and experienced practitioners working in the Mid-Atlantic to proactively move people, structures, and infrastructure out of harm’s way.
You will learn how to
- Recognize the diverse impacts of relocation on individuals and community structures
- Articulate relocation challenges at the local, state, and regional scales—focused on primary challenges in the Mid-Atlantic
- Access relevant science, tools, and approaches to support individuals and communities as they prepare for, experience, or move forward from relocation
- Prepare for productive conversations related to relocation with individuals and communities
- Internet connection, ability to use Adobe Connect
Full Series Titles
- Moving Back from the Mid-Atlantic Coast: Personal and Community Impacts of Relocation – March 25, 2021
- Moving Back from the Mid-Atlantic Coast: Planning Approaches and Tools – April 28, 2021
- Moving Back from the Mid-Atlantic Coast: Equity and Environmental Justice – May 27, 2021
- Moving Back from the Mid-Atlantic Coast: Economic Considerations – June 24, 2021
- Moving Back from the Mid-Atlantic Coast: Communication and Engagement – July 29, 2021
Continuing Education Credits
This course offers one-and-a-half hours of continuing education credits through the American Institute of Certified Planners.