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August 03, 2020
waterloop #40: Sharee Williamson on Protecting History from Climate Change

Sharee Williamson is Associate General Counsel at the National Trust for Historic Preservation. In this episode Sharee discusses the wide range of historic places and national treasures that are connected to water.


Sharee Williamson is Associate General Counsel at the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

In this episode Sharee discusses the wide range of historic places and national treasures that are connected to water. She explains that impacts of climate change such as sea-level rise, stronger coastal storms, and flooding from intense rainfall are threatening many historic sites like Charleston, S.C.; the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C.; and Annapolis, Md. Sharee talks about options for building resilience at historic places and the role of the National Park Service in preservation.

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