Two upcoming events feature experts and conversations to help us make Martha’s Vineyard more resilient to climate change, starting in our own backyards:
September 18, 3 – 6 p.m.: Bluedot Living Roundtable
Will feature Island climate activists and experts discussing solutions for climate issues right here, at home.
Living with Climate Change
• Coastal retreat is a hot topic. Should we move our homes back from the shore? Then what?
• How can you affordably build, adapt, and inhabit your home more sustainably?
Sponsored by Bluedot Living Magazine.
Featherstone Center for the Arts, Oak Bluffs
November 1– 6: Climate Week :
“A Climate to Thrive: Heading to the Year 2040 on MV.”
Featuring games, art, emergency preparedness workshops, public health displays, an electric vehicle caravan, a visioning session, a family shellfish day, student activities, family climate day at the Grange, a climate awareness night at the Ritz, and more — all focused on how the Island aims to achieve its ambitious climate goals in two decades. Sponsored by the Martha’s Vineyard Commission. Participants include Bluedot Living Magazine, Cape Light Compact, Vineyard Power, M.V. Hospital, Island Grown Initiative, and many more. Island businesses, associations, and organizations are encouraged to coordinate an activity or event. To get involved, contact Liz Durkee at email@example.com.