September 2023, Nantucket hosted the first Climate Change Summit
The Summit explored the direct impacts of climate change seen on Nantucket Island as well as learning from some of the adaptation measures already happening on island.
The first Nantucket Climate Change Summit featured talks and posters discussion Climate Change Impacts but also resilience solutions on Nantucket. The powerpoints of presentations are attached below - please reach out to the presenters with any questions.
Welcome and Introduction
Resilient Solutions and Adaptation Projects
"Restoring Lily Pond Park: enhancing habitats, improving water quality, increasing system capacity, and enriching the public experience"
"Building a Resilient Framework: Open Space on Nantucket"
This event originated with Drs Jen Karberg and Sarah Bois who partner on climate change and resilience-based research and education while working for two different non-profits on Nantucket: the Nantucket Conservation Foundation and the Linda Loring Nature Foundation.