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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

BCDC Commission Sea Level Rise Workshop #5

How to Implement Rising Sea Level Policy Recommendations? Commissioners, Alternates, and members of the public will hear a staff presentation on the proposed timeline for implementing the rising sea level recommendations approved on October 6, 2016 and then participate in a workshop to identify options for implementing the recommendations in a way that will increase…

Meet the ART Team

We are here to help! Learn more about our knowledgeable ART Program staff, who can assist you with understanding and using the tools and resources on the Portfolio, and connect you with other relevant information and expertise. Learn more at the ART Help Desk…

Resilient Oakland Playbook

On October 10th the city of Oakland released the Resilient Oakland Playbook, a broad set of strategies and actions to tackle challenges and threats ranging from social equity to climate change and sea level rise to seismic events. This includes equitable access to quality education and jobs, housing security, community safety and vibrant infrastructure, which…