Government & Resiliency Panel at MoNA Saturday
November 1, 2023
Attend the Government & Resiliency Panel, part of the “Surge” exhibit, at the Museum of Northwest Art Nov. 4, 1 p.m.. The program is part of the education programming for the exhibition “Surge: Mapping Transition, Displacement, and Agency in Times of Climate Change.”
The public is invited to meet critical players in a moderated discussion about how our local governmental organizations respond to climate change. This question will be addressed: “Are there opportunities to increase the resilience of communities, natural resources, and infrastructure in anticipation of climate change effects and socioeconomic change?”
Dave Peterson will moderate. He is a professor of forest biology at the University of Washington and emeritus senior scientist with the U.S. Forest Service.
Panelists are: Richard Brocksmith, Mount Vernon councilmember; Peter Browning, Skagit County commissioner; Karlee Deatherage, Sr., community affairs representative for Puget Sound Energy in Skagit & Snohomish counties; Heather Spore, Environmental policy analyst for Swinomish Indian Tribal Community; and Ronda Strauch, Seattle City Light