Sarah Newkirk develops and implements TNC-CA's statewide Disaster Resilience Strategy, which works with landowners and policymakers to undertake and implement land protection, restoration, and strategic retreat in high-risk areas as they prepare communities to be resilient in the face of climate-mediated natural disasters. Since 2005, Sarah has been a leader of TNC's climate change resilience initiatives in both California and New York, protecting and restoring ecosystems in the face of sea level rise, flooding and wildfires. Sarah has a master's degree in Marine Environmental Science and a law degree, with an emphasis on environmental law.
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- B01. FEMA Funding for Climate Resilience and Post-Disaster Recovery
October 05, 2021
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM