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“The Water is Coming: A Coastal Vulnerability Assessment of The Trustees, the Largest Private Landowner of Coastline in Massachusetts,” Presented by Tom O’Shea, Director of Coast and Natural Resources as Guest Speaker for the Marblehead Conservancy’s Annual Meeting
March 20, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
There will be refreshments starting at 6:30 pm. The talk will begin at 7:00 pm.
With the coastal damage from 2018 winter storms still in mind, we are pleased to have Tom O’Shea, Director of Coast and Natural Resources for The Trustees of Reservations, as our speaker.
Tom has been leading a new coastal initiative, Responding to Coastal Change, as part of The Trustees 2018 – 2023 strategic plan. He will speak on the coastal vulnerability assessment and risk index project, done in partnership with the Woods Hole Group, and covering thirty-five Trustee properties and conservation-restricted areas included in 120 miles of Massachusetts coastline.
Tom O’Shea has over 20 years of experience and accomplishments in natural resource conservation and stewardship in Massachusetts, and previously served as the Assistant Director of Wildlife for the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife. He has taught natural resource management as adjunct faculty at Clark University, and holds a Masters of Public Administration degree from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and a Masters of Forestry from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.