• The Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM) holds a variety of events, workshops, conferences, and public meetings. Links to current events and other event listings are provided below.

    CZM Calendar Listings

    Coastal Erosion Commission Science and Technology Working Group - The next meeting of the Coastal Erosion Commission’s Science and Technical Working Group will be held on Friday, September 19 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, 25 Riverside Drive, Lakeville, MA. The agenda will focus on finalizing the Working Group’s Report to the Commission. For questions about the Science and Technology Working Group, please contact Rebecca Haney at Rebecca.haney@state.ma.us or (617) 626-1228.

    Sign Up for COASTSWEEP 2014 - COASTSWEEP, the state-wide annual beach cleanup sponsored by CZM, will kick off its 27th year in September. Volunteers throughout Massachusetts turn out in large numbers each year for this event, which is part of an international campaign organized by the Ocean Conservancy in Washington, DC. Participants all over the world collect marine debris and record what they find. This information is then used to help reduce future marine debris problems. Cleanups will be scheduled throughout September and October. To get involved, see the COASTSWEEP website or check out COASTSWEEP on Facebook or Twitter.

    BUAR Public Meeting - On September 25 at 1:30 p.m., the Board of Underwater Archaeological Resources (BUAR) will hold its bi-monthly public meeting in the CZM Large Conference Room in Boston. The preliminary agenda includes discussion/approval of minutes for the March 29 meeting, renewal of five permits, and discussion of permittee, outreach, and research activities. For more information, contact BUAR Director, Victor Mastone, at victor.mastone@state.ma.us.

    Additional Coastal-Related Events

    CZ-Mail - CZ-Mail is CZM's monthly email update that provides information on major CZM initiatives, available tools and publications, upcoming workshops and events, grants, contracting opportunities, job openings, legislative updates, and other news of interest to people working on coastal issues.

    Other Coastal Calendars

    Massachusetts Coastal Training Program (CTP) Events Calendar - CTP workshops are offered at a variety of locations. Some focus on environmental issues such as groundwater protection, aquaculture, climate change, and habitat protection, while other workshops focus on processes and skills such as resource mapping, conflict resolution, and updating environmental regulations.

    Ipswich River Watershed Association Calendar - The Ipswich River Watershed Association serves as the voice of the river, dedicated to protecting water quality and quantity, fish and wildlife habitat, recreational opportunities, and scenic values of the Ipswich River Watershed.