NOAA Climate Adaptation Planning for Coastal Communities

When: November 14th - 16th, 2012
Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm (daily)

Where: South Bay Environmental Services Center
20285 S. Western Ave. Torrance, CA 90501

Hosted by: USC Sea Grant, South Bay Council of Governments and Los Angeles Regional Collaborative on Climate Action and Sustainability

RSVP by October 5, 2012 to jahart@usc.edu


Cost: FREE!  LARC will provide lunch on the first day of the training. Please indicate if you would like to purchase lunch ($10/day) for the other days and if you require a vegetarian option. USC Sea Grant will provide snacks for the morning and afternoon breaks.

Who Should Attend? 
Land use planners, coastal managers, public works staff, floodplain managers, hazard mitigation planners, emergency managers, local officials, municipal boards, community groups, environmental organizations.

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Course Description
This intensive and highly interactive three-day training course provides individuals with a climate adaptation toolkit to proactively address adaptation planning prioirties in the context of local government priorities. Course modules are taught by NOAA's Coastal Services Center expert training staff and local partners. You will learn about local climate adaptation efforts from expert practitioners working in the Los Angeles area. Through individual work and group discussions, you will apply what you learn in each module and identify and document steps that your organization can take to effectively integrate climate adaptation strategies into policies, plans, and programs. Session modules and topics include:

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Please contact Juliette Hart for any more information (jahart@usc.edu)


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