LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS®
The Future is Now: Dealing with Rising Seas on Maryland's Shores Forum
Saturday, 21 February 2015 - 9:30am - 3:00pm in Wye Mills
Co-sponsored by the Chesapeake College Center for Leadership in Environmental Education (CLEEn). In addition to Dr. Donald Boesch, speakers will include Drew Koslow, recent Midshore Riverkeeper and founder of South River Federation; Mark Konapelsky, Critical Area Commissioner for Somerset County; Zoe Johnson, Director DNR Coastsmart Program, and Wayne Gilchrest, former District 1 Congressman, and special advisor Sassafras River Association. They will discuss how we can prepare, adapt and plan for encroaching waters on the shores on Maryland and what constructive measures have already been taken on both shores of the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Coast.
Opportunities for livestreaming and other information on the program will be posted as available. Download flyer for registration form.
A block of rooms has been reserved at the Tidewater Inn in Easton for $130/room. The deadline to secure the discounted rate is January 20.
Chesapeake College Wye Mills, MD
The State Board approved LWVMD priorities for the next session of the Maryland General Assembly. We hope you will use these in your discussions with your legislators, especially those who are newly elected, to explain our priorities for 2015. Legislative Day is Wednesday, March 11, 2015 (NOTE DATE CHANGE).
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