BPC 2019 Spring Summit: Resiliency for a Vibrant Bay Area

 2019 SPRING SUMMIT Resiliency for a Vibrant Bay Area   Friday, May 10 8:30 am – 2:00 pm Marines’ Memorial Club & Hotel San Francisco, CA   Please join the Bay Planning Coalition for our annual thought leadership conference, which brings together hundreds of leaders across a range of industries and public sector partners to discuss […]

Coastal homes may be flooded out by 2045

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Sea Change SMC – March Newsletter

Click here to read the March edition of the Sea Change SMC Newsletter

Planning and Paying for Resilience in San Mateo County

  Planning and Paying for Resilience in San Mateo County We have partnered with the Stanford Bill Lane Center for the American West, Stanford Department of Geophysics, Stanford Urban Resilience Initiative and the Sustainable Urban Systems Initiative at Stanford on flooding and sea level rise research and policy analysis. Please join us to hear presentations on key findings and recommendations for […]

Invitation- Resilient by Design: Kickoff Celebration – Sept. 10th, Richmond

Resilient by Design I Bay Area Challenge  Kickoff Celebration   Dear Bay Area Leaders   I serve on the Executive Board of the Resilient by Design | Bay Area Challenge.  As such, I want to cordially invite you to attend the Kick-Off Ceremony Sunday, September 10, 2017 in Richmond, California.    We will officially announce the 10 Design Teams […]

Seminar on Critical Infrastructure Resiliency – Save the Date!

The Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) of San Francisco will be hosting a seminar on Critical Infrastructure Resiliency on Thursday, October 13, 2016. The seminar will feature a panel discussion on resiliency planning for Bay Area cities, and a Workshop to introduce a framework on sustainable infrastructure planning, design, construction and maintenance. Confirmed speakers include: Allison […]

Institute’s Historical Ecology Featured in the New York Times

www.sfei.org Institute’s Historical Ecology featured in the New York Times Robin Grossinger in the field, helping to pioneer new ways of seeing the potential in a natural landscape through a vision of its past. Photo by Ruth Askevold New York (January 26, 2016) – In today’s New York Times, the San Francisco Estuary Institute and its scientists […]

Nature Conservancy White Paper – “New Prospects for Financing Natural Infrastructure.”

On February 13th, the Nature Conservancy’s California office released a white paper, “New Prospects for Financing Natural Infrastructure.”  The principal author is Mark Zimring.  The paper explores financing options for the “horizontal levee,” an innovative concept to protect San Francisco Bay from sea level rise and address other threats while providing multiple benefits, in part […]

October News from the Bay Area Climate & Energy Resilience Project

October News from the Bay Area Climate & Energy Resilience Project A Project of the Joint Policy Committee   In this issue: New Bay Area Climate Asset Mapping DC Adaptation Workshop—12 U.S. Metro Areas Climate Readiness Institute Working Groups Loma Prieta 25 Symposium Bay Area Regional Climate Protection Strategy 2nd National Adaptation Forum People’s Climate […]