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Find us at any of our upcoming Coastal Resilience Week 2024 events!

June 8 - June 15, 2024


Be Prepared. Be Flexible. Be Strong.

WHOI Sea Grant is sponsoring a weeklong series of events aimed at raising awareness and increasing our community's resilience to the impacts of climate change, particularly from storms, erosion, and flooding. "Cape Cod Coastal Resilience Week" events range from a coastal resilience fair at Mashpee Commons to film screenings, pub trivia nights, guided walking tours along some of the Cape's most beautiful and vulnerable locations, webinars, workshops and a pre-concert program at the Cape Cod Symphony.

Here is just a sampling of some of the week's events:


Resilience Fair - JUNE 8
Kick-off Cape Cod Coastal Resilience Week 2024 with us on Saturday, June 8, from 1 - 4 pm! Learn about how to make our community more resilient to storms and flooding and have some fun at the same time! Kids activities, crafts, & games, food trucks, Naukabout beer, food trucks, a bike maintenance and repair clinic, local resources and displays, resilience-themed give-aways, raffles, and more...


Monomoy Wildlife Refuge Trail Walk at Morris Island Chatham - JUNE 10

Meet up with guides for the Monomoy Wildlife Refuge Trail Walk at Morris Island Chatham on Monday, June 10 at 4 pm for a tour of the Morris Island trails. The approximately 2 mile walk brings you along dune habitats and a saltwater marsh where erosion is quickly changing the landscape. Space is limited to 15.
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Beach walkers - Help document changes along the coast!
On Tuesday, June 11, from 1 – 2:30 p.m., WHOI Sea Grant is sponsoring a free workshop called Documenting Storms and King Tides: A MyCoast App Training with MA Coastal Zone Management. MyCoast is a crucial tool for our state and local environmental managers that relies on members of the public to upload photos after storms and flooding and erosion events. Learn how to upload your images and hear how municipal and state officials use the images for decision making purposes.
Join WHOI Sea Grant on Friday, June 14, from 12 - 1:15 pm for a free Climate Anxiety workshop with Kate Schapira. Kate Schapira has been listening to people about climate change for ten years, at the Climate Anxiety Counseling booth and elsewhere. She lives in Providence, Rhode Island, and teaches nonfiction writing at Brown University and is involved with local efforts toward environmental justice, climate justice and peer mental health support. She is the author of Lessons from the Climate Anxiety Counseling Booth as well as several other books. The workshop is part of Cape Cod Coastal Resilience Week, a week full of awareness-raising and coastal resilience-building events on Cape Cod. See all the events and their details on our website.

Living at the Shore: Stories of Coastal Resilience- JUNE 15

A pre-concert program at the Cape Cod Symphony’s “Our Ocean” Performance

Are you concerned about how rising seas, erosion, and flooding are changing Cape Cod? Join WHOI Sea Grant on Saturday, June 15, at 6:30 pm for this pre-concert program to hear local stories of vulnerability, strength, and resilience. Through these stories, we’ll refresh our community spirit and renew our sense of empowerment toward a strong, resilient future. This storytelling program marks the final event of Cape Cod Coastal Resilience Week.
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     Find the full list of Coastal Resilience Week events on our website!

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