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Smart Growth and Resilience in Coastal Communities
May 20, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
May 20 (Wednesday) – Sustainable Communities Division – Smart Growth and Resilience in Coastal Communities – Speakers: Susan Fox and Gavin Smith
Coastal and waterfront communities are challenged to create environmentally and economically sustainable neighborhoods while minimizing risks from natural hazards. How can planning for smart growth and hazard resilience provide mutual benefits? Representatives from NOAA, as well as local partners, will discuss projects, tools, and resources related to the task of planning for both resilience and smart growth in coastal and waterfront communities.