Brent Plater who spearheads the Wild Equity Institute, has done a tremendous job with this cause. I hope it's a catalyst for the way this country views erosion control and mitigation. As someone who has seen erosion management mishandled time and again, this looks to be like a step in the right direction. So if you want the inside info on the progress of this effort and have some free time, ch-check it out:
March 31, 2011, 6:30PM Pacifica Library
Photo Credit: Bob Pilgrim
Independent scientists and engineers with unparalleled expertise in Bay Area coastal and
aquatic ecology, hydrology, coastal engineering and ecosystem restoration have prepared a
conceptual plan for the future of Sharp Park.
Discussion will include several key points:March 31st, the authors will present their findings and field questions in a community forum.
Beach preservation – How do we save the beach at Sharp Park?
Flood Control – How do we best protect our communities from flooding?
Sea level rise – How will sea level rise affect Sharp Park?
species?Species Protection – What is the best way to coexist with the park’s endangered
History – What was Laguna Salada like prior to development?
Cost – What will it cost?
The authors of the report, Pacifica resident
ecologist and former Pacifica resident
present the findings of their year long investigation.Bob Battalio of the environmental consulting firm ESA PWA, coastalDr. Peter Baye, and Santa Cruz coastal herpetologist Dawn Reis, will
If Sharp Park matters to you, get the facts, separate science from speculation, and share in the
discussion as a community member to help build a better future for the park and Pacifica!
Where: Pacifica Public Library, 104 Hilton Way, Pacifica, CA, 94044
When: 6:30 PM, Thursday, March 31st, 2011
For more information call us at 415-349-5787 or email at email@example.com
The Future of Sharp Park