Choosing the Fate of Our Water Resources: Adapting to Climate Disruption, April 6

04/06/2013 8:30 am
04/06/2013 1:00 pm

Join us for this informative, interactive and timely water forum!

Saturday, April 6
9:00 am - 1:00 pm (registration at 8:30 am)
Ken Olsen Conference Room, Clock Tower Place, Maynard, MA

(Near 146 Main Street. Park and then enter through Building #2. Get directions)

"For stakeholders to grasp climate risks in a meaningful way, we need to explore new ways to be able to grapple with variability and uncertainty that is context-specific." Games for a New Climate

PROGRAM (Read about our presenters)

Water infrastructure: The latest from Beacon Hill (Senator Jamie Eldridge)

Knowing the issues
Climate disruption: Crisis and Choices (Paul Kirshen, University of New Hampshire)
Pollution of our rivers—Swimmable and fishable? (Alison Field-Juma and Sue Flint, OARS)

Finding the solutions
A new kind of infrastructure: Littleton Smart Sewer Project (Bob Zimmerman, Charles River Watershed Association)
A new kind of infrastructure: Case studies of water and wastewater reuse (Scott Horsley, Horsley Witten Group)
Grappling with new visions: Municipalities and ecosystem services (Janot Mendler de Suarez and Pablo Suarez, Boston University)

This forum is free and open to the public.
Continental breakfast and mid-morning refreshments will be served.
For more information or to register, email or call 978-369-3956.

Thank you to the Sudbury-Assabet-Concord Wild & Scenic River Stewardship Council (RSC) for sponsoring this forum. We also wish to thank Clock Tower Place for hosting us.

Climate Change and Resource Resilience (from OARS' recent newsletter)
Full report and more from the State on climate change
Games for a New Climate: Experiencing the Complexity of Future Risks.