Climate & Community 2/22/24: On Islesboro, the Narrows Rise to Sea Level Rise Challenges

Host: Brianna Cunliffe
Description: Climate & Community covers Islesboro’s Sea Level Rise Committee’s work on planning for a large-scale adaptation project attempting to ensure that the Narrows, the one road connecting two ends of this unbridged island, continues to serve residents as sea levels rise and coastal flooding worsens. We speak with Island Institute Fellow Liv Lenfestey, who is serving as the committee’s Communications Manager, on the process so far. To learn more, visit,necessary%20to%20become%20more%20resilient.
Johannah, Brianna, Tanvi, Gus, Corey, and Beth are the team at A Climate to Thrive, a nonprofit working to build a model of community-driven, solutions-focused climate action. Since its origins around a potluck table as concerned neighbors gathered to take action on climate change, A Climate to Thrive, or ACTT, has been supporting solutions on Mount Desert Island and beyond since 2016. Learn more at