Friday, January 29, 2016

San Mateo County sea level rise meeting, tomorrow Saturday, January 30, 2016

The Almanac/Kate Bradshaw, 1/28/16. "Saturday: San Mateo County holds event on sea level rise."

Massive waves continued to hit the already battered coastline in Pacifica, Calif. Jan. 23, 2016.
Living on the edge in Pacifica.
"A public event on sea level rise, hosted by the San Mateo County office of Sustainability, will be held Saturday, Jan. 30, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Genentech Conference Center at 1531 Grandview Drive in South San Francisco (Building 31).
San Mateo County supervisors Dave Pine and Don Horsley, plus California State Assemblyman Rich Gordon, D-Menlo Park, are scheduled to attend.
Organizers says the event will be family-friendly, featuring interactive activities and "eco-friendly prizes."

Topics for discussion include:
● What does sea level rise mean for me?
● How can I prepare for flooding this winter?
● What is the county doing to prepare for sea level rise?
ID is required for attendees, and adult supervision is required for kids under 18.
Register for the free event here, or go to the county's web page on sea level rise for more information." 

Reference, San Mateo County.  Office of Sustainability,  Sea Change.  

Related, news article, ABC 7 News/Sergio Quintana, 1/24/16, "Massive waves hit already battered Pacifica coastline," includes a Pacifica coastal damage assessment video, 1:43 minutes.

Posted by Kathy Meeh

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