RISING ABOVE OUR FLOODING STREETS
ART & SCIENCE EXTRAVAGANZA
FREE FUN | FREE FOOD | ALL AGES WELCOME
1505 King Street Ext.
Saturday, May 20th, 1-5pm
65+ SCIENTISTS, ARTISTS, CIVIC & COMMUNITY LEADERS
Lightning talks from experts & citizens
Explore sea, marsh & city ecosystems
Hands-on science experiences
Be a citizen artist & contribute to community art mobiles
Info-tables on city planning & resources
Small group discussion tables with scientists, city officials & citizens
Hiphop, puppet comedy & many more experiences
KJ Kearney MC's with special guest, Mayor Tecklenburg
WHAT ARE WE FACING?
Flood-Resilient Citizen Scientists
· Kierria & Tonisha, Charleston Development Academy
The King Tide Conundrum – What Causes King Tides & Sunny Day Flooding?
· Mr. Zach Prouz, College of Charleston, Grice Marine Biology Graduate Program
Water, Water Everywhere – How Much Worse Can It Get?
· Doug Marcy, NOAA Office for Coastal Management
Mother Earth versus Humans: We Are In This Together
· Bobbie Lyon, Cultivate & College of Charleston, Grice Marine Lab Adjunct
Lowcountry on the Edge
· Victoria Smalls, Director of History, Art and Culture at the Penn Center
GLOBAL AND LOCAL RESPONSES
Living with Water, Planning for the Charleston Region's Future
· Dan Burger, S.C. DHEC Ocean and Coastal Resource Management and Charleston Resilience Network
What Is Being Done in Charleston
· Mark Wilbert, Chief Resilience Officer and Emergency Management Director, City of Charleston
Staying Safe as the Water Rises
· Jared Smith, @chswx / chswx.com
Community Knowledge Capacity Building
· Albert George, South Carolina Aquarium, Resilience Initiative for Coastal Education (RICE)
SOLUTIONS FOR OUR FUTURE
A Community Narrative on Environmental Justice, Community Resilience and Climate Change
· Omar Muhammad, Lowcountry Alliance for Model Communities
Thinking About Transportation Differently
· Councilman Mike Seekings
Go Green, Healthy & Local via Urban Community Gardens
· Germaine Jenkins, Fresh Future Farm
The Power of Collective Action
· Jennifer Saunders, College of Charleston, Environmental Studies Adjunct & In Place Impact Coordinator
Envisioning Our Grandchildren’s Future
· Carolee Williams, City of Charleston Department of Planning, Preservation, & Sustainability
Gadsden Creek Hip Hop
· Featuring Charleston Development Academy 8th grade, Lamar Hunter & STEAM collaboration
Moon Phases to Bruno Mars
· Featuring Simmons Pinckney Middle School 8th grade & Mary Adamson Adeogun
· Featuring DanceFX
Explore Sea, Marsh & City Ecosystems
with hands-on science, art, community resources & discussions
Live Plankton: Diversity & Biological Carbon Cycle - Grice Marine Lab & friends
From a Drop of Seawater - Cultivate & Bowdoin College Marine Science Students
Grice Marine Biology Critter Tubs - Grice Marine Lab & friends
What is a Greenhouse Gas? - Grice Marine Lab & friends
Carrying Our Carbon Weight - College of Charleston & DNR
The Ocean-Climate Connection - Cultivate Community Science Art
Wade In the Water - John Duckworth
Staying Safe as the Water Rises - Jared Smith, @chswx / chswx.com
Earth, Moon, Sun & Tides w/ hula hoops - Grice Marine Lab, CDA & friends
Estuary Pollution & Solutions - Charleston Waterkeepers
Live Oysters at Work - Grice Marine Lab & friends
Oyster Bed Restoration - DNR, SCORE
Spartina: Nature’s Sponge & Brita - Ashley Hall 4th grade
Charleston Development Academy: Becoming Flood Resilient Citizen Scientists - A Collaborative STEAM Education Effort
How to Advocate for Change - Coastal Conservation League
Stewards of Shorebirds & Swamps - SC Audubon Society
GHG and "friends" of GHG's: A Local Story of Zoning Effects - College of Charleston & LAMC
Grassroot Seed Bombs - Fresh Future Farms, LAMC, In Place Impact & Charleston #GoodSharing Movement
Charleston Past & Present - Historic Charleston Foundation, Jared Bramblett & Friends
City Sea-Level Rise Viewer - City of Charleston & Charleston Resilience Network
Where Does the Water Go When it Rains in the City - City of Charleston
Stormwater Management & Low-Impact Development - Davis & Floyd
RICE, Sea-Level Apps & Clay Models -- SC Aquarium, Resilience Initiative for Coastal Education
Citizens Building Smart Transit - Best Friends of Lowcountry Transit
Two-wheeled Transportation - Charleston Moves & Gotcha
Water Wise Gardening - Ashley Cooper Stormwater Education Consortium & Clemson Extension
Rain Garden Tours - JR Kramer
From Cement to Photosynthesis - Josh Robinson Design
Power of Wind - Clemson Wind Turbine Testing Facility
Powering via the Sun - Solarize SC
LET'S CREATE ART, KNOWLEDGE, DISCUSSIONS & COMMUNITY RESILIENCE TOGETHER!
Didn't make it or want an encore? Check out our lightning talks on youtube.
Flood-Resilient Citizen Scientists
Kierria & Tonisha, Charleston Development Academy
Two 8th grade students explain how they became flood-resilient citizen scientists, and how you can to!
King Tide Conundrum - What Causes Sunny Day Flooding?
Zach Prouz, College of Charleston's Grice Marine Graduate Student
Ever wonder what King Tide means? To enact change it is important to first understand what causes the problem.
Mother Earth Versus Humans: We Are In This Together
Bobbie Lyon of CULTIVATE & College of Charleston's Grice Marine Lab
Dr. Lyon gives a global overview of climate change and Earth's warming patterns and reminds us that we are all in this together!
Water, Water Everywhere - How Much Worse Can It Get?
Doug Marcy, NOAA Office for Coastal Management
Looking to the future, this video explains projections for sea level rise in the next 30 - 100 years.
Lowcountry on the Edge
Victoria Smalls, Director of History, Arts & Culture at the Penn Center
This talk shares how the Gullah-Geechee community of St. Helena Island is impacted by sea level rise.
Living with Water: Planning for the Charleston Region's Future
Dan Burger, DHEC
The future of flooding in Charleston is explained by DHEC's Dan Burger, who offers a global perspective and potential solutions to our local issues.