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February 2020

27feb6:00 pm8:00 pmClimate Conversation6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Time

February 27, 2020 6:00pm - February 27, 2020 8:00pm

Location

Museum of Fine Arts (MoFA)

530 W Call Street, Tallahassee, FL 323006-1140

Event Details

Join us Thursday, February 27th for presentations by local experts in our region who are considering the impact of climate.

Danielle Irwin, Director at Cummins Cederberg – Coastal & Marine Engineering, will speak about the redesign of Jose Marti Park in Miami, FL. The talk will center on resiliency and participatory design within a larger conversation of coastal challenges resulting from Climate Change and Sea-Level Rise.

Timothy Perry, Attorney with Oertel, Fernandez, Bryant & Atkinson, and President of the Florida Association of Environmental Professionals, will discuss the phenomenon of “blue sky flooding” along the Atlantic coast, environmental impacts, and adaptation strategies for vulnerable residential and urban areas in beach and inland communities.

Lily Swanbrow Becker, Network Manager at the American Society of Adaptation Professionals and Climate Adaptation Training Coordinator with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, will focus on a collaboration between the Gulf of Mexico Alliance, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, and the American Society of Adaptation Professionals in order to build resilience capacity and support critical conservation work.

As always, this event is free an open to the public!