Discovering Steps to Safeguard our People and the Places They Live: A Climate Adaptation Training for Coastal Communities, Jan 26-28, 2016, Mobile, AL

Discovering Steps to Safeguard our People and the Places They Live:
A Climate Adaptation Training for Coastal Communities

NOAA Disaster Response Center
7344 Zeigler Blvd
Mobile, AL 36608

Would you like to:

•Learn about ways to protect your community and your citizens from potential problems caused by a changing climate?
•Do you want information, tools and strategies to help you, your neighbors and businesses successfully plan for a resilient future?
•Would you like to learn how to identify new or strengthen existing partnerships so together we can take the necessary steps to safeguard our people and the places they live?

If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, keep reading! This interactive three-day training course provides attendees with the skills and tools to identify and address planning priorities for meeting the needs of the community and its residents. Skilled instructors from NOAA Office for Coastal Management lead all training sessions.

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

*Recognize the changes and variability inclimate and its influence on coastal communities,
*Understand key potential vulnerabilities in your community,
*Discover ways to create plans and partnerships to help your community in the face of potential changes, and
*Identify actions available to local governments that will help you include adaptation strategies into codes and planning efforts.

Target Audiences:Land use planners,Coastal managers,Public works staff, Floodplain managers, Hazard mitigation planners, Emergency managers, Local officials, Municipal boards, Community groups, and Environmental organizations

Continuing Education Continuing Education Credits have been APPROVED through:

American Planning Association ‐ 18.25 CMs and Association of State Floodplain Managers- 12 core CECs for CFMs.

Reserve your place today

The fee for this training is $30 and will cover snacks, lunch, and materials. Registration closes on January 20, 2016unless otherwise indicated. There is no refund of registration fee after the close of registration date. Fee should be paid prior to start of the training.

For More Information, Contact: Mike Shelton  at Weeks Bay NERR,

Make payment or purchase order payable to:

Weeks Bay Foundation

Mail fee or purchase order to:

Weeks Bay Foundation 11401 US Highway 98 Fairhope, AL 36532.

For credit card payment, contact Mike Shelton, 251‐928‐9792.

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