Project Update

To learn about the status of the Coastal Map Revision Project, please read the project update here.

Upcoming Event: Coastal Map Revision Project Presentation at Gulf of Mexico Alliance 2019 All Hands Meeting

From June 10–13, 2019, the Gulf of Mexico Alliance will hold the 2019 All Hands Meeting in Gulf Shores, Alabama. This four-day event will bring together local leaders to share information and best practices in the fields of coastal resilience, community engagement, mapping, water resources, and more. At this event, Kristyn Gunter from SMPDD will present on the Coastal Map Revision Project, describe the study process, and discuss how the updated mapping will help coastal communities proactively mitigate their risk while also encouraging economic growth along Mississippi’s coast.

The 2019 All Hands Meeting will be held at the following time and location. To learn more about the event and register, please click here.

June 10 – June 13, 2019
The Lodge at Gulf State Park
21196 East Beach Boulevard
Gulf Shores, Alabama 36542

We hope to see you there!

SMPDD presents on Coastal Map Revision Project at State of Our Coast

On May 6, 2019, Kristyn Gunter presented on the Mississippi Coastal Map Revision Project at the 2019 State of Our Coast event in Biloxi. The theme of the event was Power of Partnerships, and this meeting brought together state, federal and local government officials, along with academia, non-profit organizations, and businesses to network, collaborate, and leverage opportunities to address issues of local concern. Kristyn’s presentation provided an overview of the Coastal Map Revision Project, discussed how the updated mapping will benefit local communities, and described ways to stay engaged throughout the study process. For more information on the event, please visit the State of Our Coast web page here.

Upcoming Event: Coastal Map Revision Project Presentation at “Friday Morning Serial” in Biloxi

Please join us at the Gulf Coast Community Design Studio’s “Friday Morning Serial” event to learn about the coastal flood analysis and mapping project underway in Hancock, Harrison, and Jackson Counties. We will discuss the study process and how the updated mapping will help coastal communities proactively mitigate their risk while also encouraging economic growth along Mississippi’s coast.

This meeting will be held at the Gulf Coast Community Design Studio’s office at the following time and location:

769 Howard Avenue
Biloxi, MS 39530

We look forward to seeing you there.

Upcoming Event: Coastal Map Revision Project Presentation in Hancock County

Please join us to learn more about the Mississippi Coastal Map Revision Project. Topics of discussion will include the coastal study process and how the updated mapping will help coastal communities proactively mitigate their risk while encouraging economic growth along Mississippi’s coast.

This meeting will be hosted by the Hancock Chamber Greenways and Scenic Byways Committee at the following time and location:

Hancock County Library System
Seal Meeting Room
312 Highway 90
Bay St. Louis, MS 39520

Please bring your friends and neighbors – and your questions about the flood mapping process! We look forward to seeing you there.

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