Martha's Vineyard Coastal Conference
October 24, 2022
Martha's Vineyard Film Center
79 Beach Rd, Vineyard Haven, Mass.
Three Things Everyone Should Know About Climate Change
Heather Goldstone, Woodwell Climate Research Center
Flooding: Pathways, Planning & Action
Mapping Storm Tide Pathways in the Six Towns of Martha’s Vineyard: Assessing Coastal Resiliency to Storms and Sea Level Rise
Mark Borelli, Center for Coastal Studies
Floodplain Resilience Bylaws on Cape Cod
Shannon Hulst, Cape Cod Cooperative Extension & Woods Hole Sea Grant
Erosion: Highly Dynamic Inlet Areas & How We Manage Them
Alternatives for Providing Shore Protection & Mitigating Shoaling at the Stage Harbor Shoreline, Chatham, MA
John Ramsey, Sustainable Coastal Solutions, Inc.
Machine-Made Inlet Management and Shoreline Resilience
Paige Hovenga, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Norton Point Dune Restoration
Kristen Grubbs, The Trustees; Jane Varkonda, Towns of Edgartown and Tisbury
Marshes: The Value of Marshes, Allowing Room for Migration, & Restoration
How Much Marsh Restoration Is Enough to Deliver Coastal Protection Benefits?
Katie Castagno, Center for Coastal Studies
Planning for Salt Marsh Migration on the Sengekontacket Pond Shoreline
Rob Young, Sialia Environmental
Restoring Salt Marsh Resiliency: Great Marsh Case Study
Russ Hopping, The Trustees
Looking Toward the Future
Increasing Coastal Resiliency Through Intermunicipal Shoreline Management
Timothy Famulare, Town of Provincetown; Samantha McFarland, Center for Coastal Studies; Steve Mague, Center for Coastal Studies
The Vineyard Way -- MV Climate Action Plan
Liz Durkee, MV Commission; Meghan Gombos, Sea Change Consulting
An Overview of the Tribe's Programming to Support Climate Adaptation Planning
Andrew Jacobs, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Note about the venue:
Participants are encouraged to walk, bike, or carpool. Food is not allowed in the theater. Only drinks with covers are allowed in the theater.
Limited parking is available at the Tisbury Wharf, 144 Beach Rd., Vineyard Haven. Please do not park in the 15 min or 1 hr spots at the venue, these are needed for local businesses and you will likely be towed.