Bourne, MA

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Town of Bourne, MA

Phase 1 of this project, completed in Spring 2021, led to the development of a Coastal Resilience Action Strategy, which included a set of key recommendations and prioritized climate resilience projects, actions, and implementation criteria designed to determine the greatest need, impact and opportunity. Phase 2 of this project ended in Winter 2021-22, and resulted in the development of sustainable and scalable financing options that will help lead Bourne towards successful long-term project implementation and community resilience. Both phases were provided through technical assistance from the SNEP Network.



Throwe Environmental: Innovative Resiliency Fund Positions Bourne for Long-Term Climate Preparedness

Bourne Enterprise: “Bourne Turns To Feds For Help With Cleanup Of Estuaries”

SNEP Newsletter: Coastal Resilience and Climate Finance in Bourne, Massachusetts

Additional Resources:

WATCH the Soak Up the Rain webinar highlighting the SNEP/Bourne project

• LEARN MORE about the Planning to Action: Climate Toolkit (PACT) and our work in Bourne


Project Updates:

Throwe: Innovative Resiliency Fund Positions Bourne for Long-Term Climate Preparedness

With broad support from community residents and guidance from Throwe Environmental and the SNEP Network, the Town of Bourne approved a $150K Climate Resiliency and Infrastructure Stabilization Fund.  Read the article


Throwe Environmental and SNEP Network Complete Phase 2 of Bourne Project

Bourne phase 2 report cover

Throughout Summer and Fall 2021, Throwe Environmental worked with the Town of Bourne to develop a Climate Resilience Investment System & Implementation Plan to guide the Town moving forward.  Read the report