Author: Lauren Yaworsky

November 20th Resilient Connecticut Virtual Summit a Success!

Over 250 people registered for the second Resilient Connecticut Summit that drew a diverse audience from municipalities, state and federal agencies, COGs, consultants, academics and interested public. Remarks from U.S. Senator Chris Murphy highlighted the importance and urgency of enacting climate mitigation and adaptation strategies from municipal to national levels. Professor Barry Hill’s keynote presentation provided thought-provoking insights on […]

Resilient Connecticut Summit – November 2020

Friday, November 20, 2020 9:00 – 11:45 am CIRCA hosted the second annual Resilient Connecticut Summit on November 20, 2020 as a half-day, virtual event that was open to the public and free to attend. Participants learned about recent project activities, participated in breakouts, and heard from keynote speaker Barry E. Hill, a visiting Scholar at […]

New Planning and Visualization Tools for Sea Level Rise

Resilient Connecticut Webinar Series New Planning and Visualization Tools for Sea Level Rise Tuesday, July 23, 2019 11:00 am-12:00 pm Barrier Beach Resilience Diagram Marsh Resilience Diagram Resilience Corridor Diagram Sea level rise has multiple impacts on the Connecticut shoreline, including increased erosion rates, frequency of flooding, and coastal inundation. Recent research and planning tools […]

Regional Resilience Planning for Protection of Public Drinking Water Webinar

Resilient Connecticut Webinar Series Regional Resilience Planning for Protection of Public Drinking Water Friday, June 28, 2019 10:00-11:00 am UConn researchers worked with the South Central Regional Council of Governments (SCRCOG) and the South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority (RWA) to integrate climate change information into water planning processes for the region. With changing precipitation […]

April 30, 2019 Resilient Connecticut Kickoff Webinar

Resilient Connecticut Webinar Series Kickoff April 30, 2019 1:00 – 2:00 pm During this webinar, participants can learn and ask questions about: The latest climate projections for Connecticut sea level rise, temperature, and precipitation An overview of innovative resilient design strategies This new Resilient Connecticut project and opportunities to be involved moving forward. WEBINAR DESCRIPTION […]