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Webinar — Is Houston Hurricane-Ready? Brainstorming Flood Planning Solutions

At this member-exclusive event, Baker Institute Rice Faculty Scholar Jim Blackburn, The Nature Conservancy in Texas program director Lauren Williams and Houston City Council Member David Robinson discussed Houston’s flooding concerns, priorities and vulnerability should a catastrophic storm head our way. This event was hosted by the Roundtable Young Professionals at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy in partnership with Hermann Park Conservancy and their Urban Green young professionals’ group. 

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6:00 p.m.  — Presentation
6:40 p.m. — Q&A

Featured Speakers

Jim Blackburn
Rice Faculty Scholar, Baker Institute; Professor in the Practice of Environmental Law, Rice University; Co-Director, Severe Storm Prediction, Education, & Evacuation from Disasters (SSPEED) Center

David Robinson
Council Member, City of Houston

Lauren Williams, Ph.D.
Director, Coastal Resilience Program, The Nature Conservancy in Texas



Doreen Stoller
President and CEO, Hermann Park Conservancy



Tue, March 23, 2021
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
(GMT-0500) US/Central


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