2020 Aerial Of The Newly Completed, Freshly Colonizing Marsh Restoration Site Hester Marsh, Elkhorn Slough – Photo By J Haskins

Ask an Expert: An OST Briefing on Equitable Living Shorelines

Advancing Social Equity and Nature-based Coastal Adaptation in California

By Kevin Travis

Join us for a virtual webinar with expert panelists Cutcha Risling Baldy (Cal Poly Humboldt), Juliano Calil (Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey), Marcus Griswold (Calm Waters Group) and moderator Evyan Sloane (California State Coastal Conservancy) as they answer your questions and discuss the growing interest in improving social equity within nature-based coastal adaptation in California.

Download the briefing handout here

Missed the webinar? Watch it here.

Highlighting an upcoming OST Report

Ocean Science Trust is pleased to announce an upcoming report titled “Toward More Equitable Nature-based Coastal Adaptation in California” expected June 2022. Through generous support from the Honda Marine Science Foundation, this year-long project is in response to the growing interest in living approaches to shoreline management that emphasize not only ecological and physical outcomes, but also advance social equity for frontline communities and California Native American tribes who are and will continue to be disproportionately impacted by climate change. The report includes evidence-based recommendations and science needs intended to provide framing and insights to support advancement towards more equitable approaches to nature-based coastal adaptation and shoreline management in California.

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