Climate Change and Coastal Communities: Exploring Resilience Strategies

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February 8, 2024
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm


370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT 06824 United States

Join Vin Cipolla, President and CEO of Historic New England at this event. Scheduled speakers include:

  • Michael Jehle, Executive Director, Fairfield Museum and History Center
  • Patricia M. O’Donnell, FASLA, Landscape Architect & Founder, Heritage Landscapes, Preservation Landscape Architects and Planners, Norwalk, Connecticut and Charlotte, Vermont
  • John Truscinski, Director of Resilience Planning, Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation, University of Connecticut
  • Peter F. Viteretto, FASLA, Landscape Architect & Principal, Heritage Landscapes, Preservation Landscape Architects and Planners, Norwalk Connecticut and Charlotte, Vermont


Light refreshments at 5:30 p.m. / Program 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.


Free Admission. RSVP recommended.

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About Historic New England
Historic New England is the largest and most comprehensive independent preservation organization in the United States, and welcomes the public to thirty-eight exceptional museums and landscapes, including several coastal farms. The organization operates a major collections and archives center in Haverhill, Massachusetts, and has the world’s largest collection of New England artifacts, comprising more than 125,000 decorative arts and objects, and 1.5 million archival documents including photographs, architectural drawings, manuscripts, and ephemera. Engaging education programs for youth, adults, and preservation professionals, and award-winning exhibitions and publications are offered in person and virtually. The Historic New England Preservation Easement program is a national leader and protects 125 privately owned historic properties throughout the region.