Todd Miller and Sarah King will speak at the Department of City and Regional Planning about the Coastal Federation’s work, from its inception in 1982 to the changing political climate in North Carolina today. This will include a case study on low impact development and applying the skills of city and regional planning to the environmental field. This presentation is sponsored by the Center for Urban & Regional Studies and the Planner’s Forum.
Todd Miller earned his masters degree from the UNC Department of City and Regional Planning, and went on to found the NC Coastal Federation in 1982. The Coastal Federation is North Carolina’s only nonprofit devoted strictly to coastal issues, and works to engage people and groups in the stewardship of our coast. Todd currently serves on the Board of Visitors for the UNC Institute for the Environment as well as the chair of the Policy Committee for the Albemarle- Pamlico Estuary Partnership. He is also a founding board member of Restore America Estuaries, serving on its board with other national leaders in coastal habitat restoration since 1995. Todd will be recognized on University Day, Oct. 12, at the UNC Distinguished Alumna/Alumnus Awards.
Sarah King has nearly a decade of environmental experience focusing on water quality, conservation, restoration and low-impact development. Sarah earned a master’s degree from UNC’s Marine Science department.
Thursday, October 3 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. New East Reading Room beverages & light dessert provided
For more information, contact Todd Owen.