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Flood Management: Nature Based Approaches and International Collaborations
Subscribe to America Adapts, text â€œadaptersâ€ to 31996! In episode 81 of America Adapts - the third in a 4-part flooding series sponsored by World Wildlife Fund - Doug Parsons attends the Natural and Nature-Based Features (NNBF) Symposium in Santa Cruz, California. The Symposium was hosted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineering, with disaster and flooding experts participating from all over the world. Doug and Anita Van Breda, of World Wildlife Fund, interviewed these experts on topics ranging from nature based solutions, community engagement, to the history the Army Corps. We also visited some field sites to learn about on the ground adaptation efforts in the San Francisco Bay area.Â Donate to America Adapts Topics covered: The role of Nature based solutions in flood risk management. The critical role of community and stakeholder engagement. History of flood management with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Collaborating with international partners on nature based solutions to flooding. International examples of disasters and community engagement. On the ground adaptation examples of sea level rise mitigation. The â€œhow tosâ€ of community engagement. Developing guidelines for nature based solutions to climate change and flooding. Experts in this episode: Anita Van Breda, WWF Dr. Todd Bridges, Senior Research Scientist for Environmental Science, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Enda Murphy, Senior Marine Infrastructure Research Engineer, National Research Council Canada Dr. Cath Brooks, Senior Engagement Adviser, Flood and Coastal Risk Management, Environment Agency, United Kingdom Dr. Maria Dillard, Research Social Scientist with Community Resilience Group, National Institute of Standards and Technology Executive Producer Anita Van Breda, World Wildlife Fund Donate to America Adapts Subscribe on Apple Podcasts Subscribe on Android Doug Parsons and Speaking Opportunities: If you are interested in having Doug speak at corporate and conference events, sharing his unique, expert perspective on adaptation in an entertaining and informative way, more information can be found here! Now on Spotify! List of Previous Guests on America Adapts Subscribe/listen to podcast on Apple Podcasts. Facebook and Twitter: @EnviroDM @WWF @WWFUS @usaadapts https://www.facebook.com/americaadapts/timeline www.americaadapts.org Subscribe to America Adapts on Apple Podcasts https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/america-adapts-climate-change/id1133023095?mt=2 Listen here. On Google Play here. Please share on Facebook! Links in this episode: https://www.worldwildlife.org/experts/anita-van-breda Flood Green Guide: http://envirodm.org/flood-management https://ewn.el.erdc.dren.mil/bios/bio_bridges_todd.html https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/working-with-natural-processes-to-reduce-flood-risk https://ewn.el.erdc.dren.mil/nnbf.html The best climate change podcasts on The Climate Advisor http://theclimateadvisor.com/the-best-climate-change-podcasts/ Directions on how to listen to America Adapts on Amazon Alexa https://youtu.be/949R8CRpUYU America Adapts also has its own app for your listening pleasure!Â Just visit the App store on Apple or Google Play on Android and search â€œAmerica Adapts.â€ Join the climate change adaptation movement by supporting America Adapts!Â Please consider supporting this podcast by donating through America Adapts fiscal sponsor, the Social Good Fund. All donations are now tax deductible! Â For more information on this podcast, visit the website at http://www.americaadapts.org and don't forget to subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts. Â Podcast Music produce by Richard Haitz Productions Write a review on Itunes! America Adapts on Facebook! Â Join the America Adapts Facebook Community Group. Check us out, weâ€™re also on YouTube! Producer Dan Ackerstein Subscribe to America Adapts on Apple Podcasts Doug can be contacted at americaadapts @ g mail . com