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Delaware Living Shorelines Committee Webinar: Increasing Coastal Resilience

Date & Time:
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
1:00 pm

Location:


, Delaware
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Learn about Increasing coastal resilience to sea-level rise through natural infrastructure and beneficial use of dredged materials in a free webinar from the Delaware Living Shorelines Committee.

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Dr. C. Rhett Jackson, of the University of Georgia, will present on the need to increase coastal resiliency in barrier island and coastal communities of the Gulf and Atlantic Coasts. He will discuss how a mix of natural infrastructure projects, traditional infrastructure retrofits, and policy refinements including managed retreat, will address sea-level rise issues.

The presentation will touch on how beneficial use of dredge materials may help reduce overall costs of sea-level rise adaptation.

The webinar is part of a series from the Delaware Living Shorelines Committee. The webinar is free, but registration is required.


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