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
Massachusetts Ocean Plan Workshops - In March, CZM will host two public workshops to share information and solicit input and feedback from stakeholders on the findings and recommendations of the six technical work groups. Workshop attendees will: (1) find out more about the plan revision process, (2) learn about the findings and recommendations of the technical work groups, focusing on new data, notable trends, and important issues, and (3) provide input to help inform the ocean plan update. For more information, see the Massachusetts Ocean Plan website. The workshop dates and locations are:
- Monday, March 10 from 3:30-6:00 p.m. at Third Sector New England, Second Floor, 89 South Street, Boston, MA 02111.
- Tuesday, March 11 from 3:30-6:00 p.m. at Falmouth Public Library, Hermann Room, 300 Main Street, Falmouth, MA 02540.
BUAR Public Meeting - On March 27 at 1:30 p.m., the Massachusetts Board of Underwater Archaeological Resources (BUAR) will hold its bi-monthly public meeting in the CZM large conference room. The preliminary agenda includes discussion/approval of minutes for the January 30 meeting, renewal of five permits, and discussion of permittee, outreach, and research activities. For more information, contact BUAR Director Victor Mastone at email@example.com.
COASTSWEEP - The annual Massachusetts coastal cleanup organized by CZM is held every September and October.
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.
Townboard.org - Hosted by the University of Massachusetts Amherst Extension, Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation Program and the Local Capacity Building Project, this site provides up-to-date information on relevant training and educational opportunities in Massachusetts and the region, with a focus on land-use issues, and features a detailed calendar section and an online form for submitting events.
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.