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First event in a series with the Friends of the Boston Harbor Islands at Old South Meeting House this fall.

1:00 pm
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September 20, 2019
Old South Meeting House
FREE WITH MUSEUM ADMISSION; Free for EBT and WIC cardholders through the EBT Card to Culture program.
Free
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Part of the series The Boston Harbor Islands - Resilience and Change, Co-Presented by Friends of the Boston Harbor Islands and Old South Meeting House and Co-Sponsored by Boston Harbor Now.

How does climate change affect the Massachusetts coastline, and what can we do to protect the coastline from extreme weather? Learn from Marc Albert of the National Parks of Boston, and Sonja Plesset of the James M. and Cathleen D. Stone Foundation, about the unique geology and increasing vulnerability of the Boston Harbor Islands to coastal storms, and initial plans to establish a living laboratory on the islands. The laboratory is envisioned as a major new research and recreation destination within the Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park – engaging researchers, students and the public in understanding coastal change, and testing innovative ways to protect our coastal resources and communities.

FREE WITH MUSEUM ADMISSION; Free for EBT and WIC cardholders through the Card to Culture program. Free to members of Old South Meeting House, FBHI, and UMass Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) with identification.

First of Fall Series with FBHI, more to follow in October!

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