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Slaughter Beach Resilient Community Events



The public participation portion of the Slaughter Beach Resilient Community Partnership include a series of three public meetings at which residents and stakeholders were able to brainstorm and contribute their input to the partnership.

July 22, 2017 Resilient Community Day Public Workshop

Town of Slaughter Beach residents and stakeholders were invited to learn how the Town of Slaughter Beach can manage risks from flooding and extreme heat, and prepare today for tomorrow’s hazards. Attendees were able to:

  • Hear the results of the DNREC Delaware Coastal Programs’ Resilient Community Partnership study;
  • Learn about the new flood warning system that will be installed on Cedar Beach Road and Slaughter Beach Road;
  • Learn about emergency preparedness tips from subject matter experts from DelDot, DEMA, and DNREC; and
  • Promote a safer, more prepared community that can bounce back from flooding and other hazardous events.

Documents and displays available at the public workshop:

October 8, 2016 Town of Slaughter Beach Public Workshop

Slaughter Beach Fire Hall

Town of Slaughter Beach residents (both year-round and part-time) and stakeholders were invited to:

  • Hear results of the June 3rd Open House and the community vulnerability assessment;
  • Learn how coastal hazards and climate related impacts may affect the community in the future;
  • Speak with subject matter experts from DNREC and DelDOT; and
  • Provide feedback on options for creating a safer, more prepared community that can bounceback from hazardous events

Documents and displays available at the public workshop:

June 3, 2016 Town of Slaughter Beach Public Open House

Slaughter Beach Fire Hall

Town of Slaughter Beach residents (both year-round and part-time) and stakeholders were invited to:

  • Tell us how storms, extreme tides, heat, and other climate related issues are impacting the community;
  • Learn how DNREC is helping Slaughter Beach become more resilient to coastal hazards;
  • Speak with subject matter experts about what is going on; and
  • Hear results of the Community Values Survey.

Documents and displays available at the open house:

Couldn’t attend an event? Please send your comments on the project to this email: DNREC_DCP_PublicComment@delaware.gov




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