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Fort Gratiot Township Coastal Resiliency Training

Fort Gratiot LogoChanges to lake levels and climate are forcing coastal communities to reevaluate how they manage land use, new development and infrastructure. This online workshop will teach local planners, planning commissioners, elected officials, municipal staff and interested citizens in Fort Gratiot Township how to address these dynamic challenges and build greater resiliency in their community.

The workshop will be held online on Monday, July 27 at 6 pm. The workshop will provide a broad overview of Coastal Dynamics, Resilience Planning, and how changes in climate are impacting communities. In addition, the workshop will provide an engaging overview of scenario-based planning tools and how planners and local officials can use data to inform local planning.

July 27 Fort Gratiot Workshop - Introduction to Coastal Dynamics and Resilience Planning at Work

Featured Presentation Topics:

  • Understanding coastal dynamics and Great Lake water levels
  • Understanding high-risk areas and management options
  • Community vulnerability assessments
  • Shoreline regulation and the Public Trust
  • How to use scenario planning and climate futures

To register for the presentation, click here.