The City of Ann Arbor and the Ann Arbor District Library is hosting the eighth annual Sustainable Ann Arbor series from January-April 2019. A think tank of local stakeholders, including community organizations, local government staff, and businesses will join members of the public to discuss local sustainability efforts and challenges in our community. The next forum is scheduled for Feb 19th.
February 19, 2019 (7:00-8:30 PM)
Ann Arbor District Library – Downtown
343 South 5th Ave
February Topic: Adapting to a Changing Climate
The City of Ann Arbor is already experiencing impacts from climate change. More severe storms, increased precipitation, rising temperatures and extended heat waves all pose challenges to how we live, work, and play in our community. Join a conversation on how the Ann Arbor community is taking steps to address climate impacts and what more we could be doing at the city, neighborhood and individual level. Climate adaptation experts will share the soup to nuts on climate change for Ann Arbor and what we can do to thrive in a changing future.
Speakers at the Feb 19th forum:
- Beth Gibbons (Executive Director, The American Society of Adaptation Professionals)
- Jen Lawson (Water Quality Manager, City of Ann Arbor)
- Missy Stults (Manager, Office of Sustainability and Innovations, City of Ann Arbor)
More information about the series of forums can be found on the City’s Sustainability website: