Climate Change and Cultural Resources Panel includes “Weather it Together: Protecting our Historic Seaport”, Lisa Craig, Planner, Chief of Historic Preservation, City of Annapolis; “Planning for Cultural Resource Climate Change Impacts”, Adrienne Burke, J.D., Community Development Director, City of Fernandina Beach, Florida; and “Sea Level Rise and Local Government Responses: Lessons from the Florida Keys”, Jason Evans, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Environmental Science, Stetson University.
Craig has 25 years of preservation experience in public service, property development and non-profit leadership at the state and national level. She has spearheaded preparation of a Cultural Resource Hazard Mitigation Plan identified by the National Trust for Historic Preservation as a national model for resiliency planning and development of a Cultural Landscape Survey for the Annapolis National Historic Landmark District.
Burke oversees the Building, Code Enforcement and Planning Departments of the City of Fernandina Beach, FL. She’s become a strong advocate for environmental planning and a participant in the national dialogue on climate change, regularly called on as a speaker in Florida and nationally.
Evans served as one of 11 invited reviewers to address Congress on biofuels and the environment in 2011. He has undertaken more than a dozen research projects with his current research interest including a Florida Sea Grant study through NOAA on sea level rise in the Florida Keys.
This lecture is part of the Ideas & Images: Scholars and Artists in Residence series at Flagler College. It offers lectures and readings from a variety of renowned scholars, artists, and authors. All lectures will be held in the Lewis Auditorium at 7 p.m.