Mid-Atlantic Ocean Planning Open House

The Mid-Atlantic Regional Planning body (RPB) has designed a draft document known as the Mid-Atlantic Regional Ocean Action Plan that will carry out a regional planning process for New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, New York, and of course Virginia. On July 12th, an open house public hearing/comment was held for the document, attended by TerraScapes organizers Symone Moore and Melinda Truslow. …

Safe Coast Virginia Conference

Safe Coast Virginia Conference Chesapeake Climate Action Network Saturday, November 16, 2013 Norfolk, VA Climate change is at our doorstep. It’s making seas rise. It’s making storms stronger. And it will only get worse if we don’t act now. On Saturday, November 16th (9:30am – 4:30pm), hundreds of Virginians came together to map out our road toward a safe coast …

Rising Sea Level Rise, What’s at Stake for Hampton Roads

Cox Business Executive Discussion Rising Sea Level Rise, What’s at Stake for Hampton Roads? September 17, 2013 Bill Kavorik and I attended the Rising Sea Level – What’s at Stake for Hampton Roads discussion on September 17, 2013 in Virginia Beach.  It was a worthy discussion with several panelists that are experts in the field of sea level rise (in …

Shored Up Movie Screening at the Naro Cinema

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 TerraScapes and the Chesapeake Climate Action Network organized THE SHORED UP MOVIE SCREENING AT THE NARO CINEMA IN NORFOLK.  The screening was presented by the Chesapeake Climate Action Network. When Human Nature and the Force of Nature Collide Shored Up is a documentary that asks tough questions about our coastal communities and our relationship to the land. What will a rising sea do …

Norfolk Sea Level Rise Tour

Norfolk Sea Level Rise Tour June 26 and 27, 2013 Skip Stiles, Director of Wetlands Watch, took the Cheapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN) staff on a very thorough and informative land tour of the many locations throughout Norfolk that are impacted by sea-level rise!  Among these locations were the Ghent, Larchmont, and Lafayette neighborhoods.   Skip pointed out that after …