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Climate Change and Resiliency Webinar and Resource Guide

Rising sea levels, more severe storms and natural disasters, and more are already making an impact on historic buildings, neighborhoods, and open spaces. How will these changes affect existing historic resources, and how can we plan for the future?

Panelists discuss these issues and what is being done to protect historic resources, including proactive steps and resources for preservation advocates at the local level. Watch the webinar above to learn about how climate change is impacting our historic resources and how to be proactive in your own community.



  • Mary Thompson, Moderator (Bank of America Merrill Lynch)

  • Holly Backus, Preservation Planner, Local Hazard Mitigation Plan Coordinator (Town of Nantucket)

  • Arnold Robinson, Regional Director of Planning (Fuss & O'Neill, Inc.)

  • Mary Shanks, Deputy Regional Environmental Officer (Federal Emergency Management Agency - Boston)


Download the Climate Change and Resiliency Resource Guide

To download a copy of the webinar Powerpoint, Click Here

For helpful links that webinar attendees provided, Click Here

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