This lively panel discussion and networking event, which is part of the Cambridge Science Festival, will address how proactive approaches to climate adaptation and water management in the natural & built environment both play a role in creating resilient communities.
- - How does the science behind rivers, lakes and large bodies of water play a role in preservation and advocacy?
- What steps can communities who are negatively impacted by extreme weather and changes to water systems take to raise awareness and take action?
- What are the latest landscape solutions and new technologies for designing river systems?
- When a river bend needs to channel water, can a multi-benefit system be created?
- How can more equitable solutions be surfaced in the discussion of proactive approaches to climate adaptation?
Jill Allen Dixon, Sasaki
Laura Jasinski, Charles River Conservancy
Pallavi Mande, Charles River Watershed Association
Julie Wormser, Mystic River Watershed Association
Diana Fernandez, Sasaki (moderator)
5:30-6:00pm: Panel presentations
6:00-6:30pm: Panel discussion
6:30-6:40pm: Audience Q&A
Light refreshments will be served. Parking is available close by.