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State of California Releases An Update on Sea Level Rise Science

The California Ocean Protection Council released the report from it’s Science Advisory Team on the best available sea-level rise science — including recent scientific advances on the role of polar ice loss. The report includes key findings, an analysis of the how much sea levels will rise along California’s coast, as well as new information…

BCDC Workshop Series #8: Bay Fill Policies

On May 18th at 1:30 PM BCDC will hold the eighth workshop in the Commission Workshop series. This workshop will focus on, priority actions that BCDC can take related to its Bay Fill Policies. This stage of the Workshop Series is designed to develop options for implementing the regional actions on sea level rise approved…

Sea Level Rise Workshop #7 Posters

On April 20, Commissioners, Alternates, and the public participated in the seventh workshop of the Rising Sea Level Workshop Series. Workshop seven focused on the BCDC Sea Level Rise Actions, specifically Action 5: “Change existing laws, policies and regulations to more fully consider the local and regional impacts of rising sea levels in permitting and…

Visualizing Sea Level Rise Event – April 22

Citizens for East Shore Parks (CESP) are hosting a Visualizing Sea Level Rise event this Earth Day at Jack London Square in Oakland. At the event participants will hold a blue fabric panels along the line that will be inundated by two meters of sea level rise to illustrate what is at risk. Visualizing Sea…

ART Contra Costa County Final Project Report Now Available

The final report for the ART Contra Costa County Project is now available here. The report provides a summary of the products and outcomes from the project team and working group. It is intended to serve as a valuable resource for advancing resilience action in Contra Costa County and providing information that can be used…

BCDC Workshop Series #7: Bay Fill Policies

BCDC will hold the seventh workshop in the Rising Sea Level Workshop Series on April 20, 2017. This workshop is focused on scoping the implementation of the regional actions on sea level rise approved by the Commission on October 6, 2016. Workshop seven will focus on Action 5, which is “Change existing laws, policies and…

BCDC Commission Sea Level Rise Workshop #6

BCDC will hold the sixth workshop in the rising sea level workshop series on March 16 at 1:30 PM. This workshop will focus on the implementation of the regional actions on sea level rise approved by the Commission on October 6, 2016. Specifically, workshop six will look at Action 2, which is “Complete multi-sector, county-scale sea…

ART Program to Lead Panel at National Adaptation Forum

The Adapting to Rising Tides Program will be leading a panel at the National Adaptation Forum, being held May 9-11 in St. Paul, Minnesota. The panel titled, People Centered Planning for Resilient Communities, will include Amy Chester, Managing Director of Rebuild by Design, Allison Brooks of the Bay Area Regional Collaborative and representatives from local…

BCDC Selected to Participate in New National Resilience Dialogues Initiative

The San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission has been selected as one of 10 community organizations in the country to participate in the Resilience Dialogues. This public-private collaborative effort will help local communities address climate-related vulnerabilities explore their risks from climate variability and change and work, through a series of facilitated online dialogues, with…

Restoration Authority Seeks Advisory Committee Members

The San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority  is seeking applications to serve it’s Advisory Committee. See announcement  for further details. For more information, visit the SF Bay Restoration Authority’s website or contact Jessica Davenport, Program Staff, SF Bay Restoration Authority, at Jessica.Davenport@scc.ca.gov or 510-286-4164. Applications Due December 15, 2016