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 Technical Working Group Meeting - A meeting of the Coastal Erosion Commission's Science and Technical Working Group will be held on Wednesday, September 3 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, 25 Riverside Drive, Lakeville, MA. The agenda will focus on evaluating methodologies for managing coastal erosion, evaluating methodologies for identifying high hazard areas, and making recommendations to the Commission regarding strategies related to the science and technical aspects of reducing the impacts of coastal erosion.
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.
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.