Change Adaptation and Awareness
With funding from the
Environmental Trust, the Saugus River Watershed Council is working with students,
residents, waterfront property owners, businesses and
local public officials to mitigate
ongoing and anticipated negative impacts of climate change
on the natural resources of the Saugus River watershed.
The Council is now working with local communities to develop adaptation strategies and plans to minimize the negative impacts of climate change on natural resources in the Saugus River watershed.
Development Strategies for Promoting Coastal Resiliency and Sustainability: Resources for community leaders, property owners, developers and builders. June 2015.
Climate Adaptation Strategies to Protect Coastal Resources for the Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site. Final Report, 2015.
January 29th Workshop Resources:
Lessons Learned from Hurricane Sandy
Change in New England"
by Kevin Knobloch, President
Union of Concerned Scientists
Change Awareness Curriculum
Available to Schools
Watershed Resources in a Changing Climate
Presentations from workshops
for municipal officials, environmental professionals and
Massachusetts: Confronting Climate Change in the U.S. Northeast
Summary prepared by Union of Concerned Scientists based upon "Confronting Climate Change in the U.S. Northeast: Science, Impacts, and Solutions", a report of the Northeast Climate Impacts Assessment. For additional information go to: www.climatechoices.org.