Climate Change Adaptation for an at Risk Community – Shaktoolik Alaska

Event Type: 
Webinars and Virtual Events
9 September 2014
Online: 10:00 AM AKDT

Terry Johnson, Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program will give a webinar entitled: "Climate Change Adaptation for an at Risk Community – Shaktoolik Alaska" on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 10:00am AKDT.

The Norton Sound village of Shaktoolik faces serious threats of erosion and flooding resulting from climate change. University of Alaska Sea Grant agent Terry Johnson and consultant Glenn Gray worked with the community over a two-year period to develop an adaptation plan. The community-driven plan positions Shaktoolik to work with Alaska’s Division of Community and Rural Affairs to begin implementation, with funding through the Alaska Climate Change Impact Mitigation Program. Johnson explains how the plan was developed and how reality differs from theory in climate adaptation planning.

Pre-registration for webinars is strongly encouraged. The audio portion of the call is through a toll-free phone line and the slide presentation is streamed via computer. For instructions on participating through your home office or at a satellite viewing location with others in your community, please see our webinar information page at the link above.