Municipal Assistance for FEMA’s Community Rating System

Resilient Connecticut Webinar Series Municipal Assistance for FEMA’s Community Rating System Tuesday, December 17, 2019 10:00 – 11:00 am REGISTER Webinar Overview During this webinar, participants can learn and ask questions about: FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) in Connecticut; How the CRS program could increase local resiliency; Real examples of actions Connecticut towns have […]

Forming local resilience committees – October 31st Webinar

Resilient Connecticut Webinar Series  Forming local resilience committees: A discussion with two Connecticut coastal towns Webinar held on Thursday, October 31, 2019 11:00 am – 12:00 pm As the impacts of climate change are increasingly felt at a local level, community-driven resilience planning becomes ever-more important.  On October 31st CIRCA hosted staff from two coastal Connecticut […]

Resilient Connecticut Summit – November 12, 2019

RESILIENT CONNECTICUT CLIMATE ADAPTATION SUMMIT Tuesday, November 12, 2019 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Located at Fairfield University PROGRAM and EVENT MATERIALS   At CIRCA’s first annual Resilient Connecticut Summit, Commissioner Katie Dykes from Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection provided a welcome and Shaun O’Rourke, Rhode Island Chief Resiliency Officer gave a keynote […]

Connecticut’s climate report: precipitation projections and a New Haven case study

Resilient Connecticut Webinar Series Connecticut’s climate report: precipitation projections and a New Haven case study Friday, September 27, 2019 12:00 – 1:00 pm Planning for adaptation requires localized information about expected changes in climate. Until recently, the spatial scale of climate projections did not allow for detailed regional analysis. While national and international climate assessments […]

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 […]

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 […]

Products Available – May 22 Resilient Connecticut Workshop

  Workshop summary_May 22, 2019 CIRCA hosted an event, Resilient Connecticut Workshop: Developing a Planning Framework for New Haven and Fairfield Counties on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at the UConn Stamford Campus.  Final Agenda At this workshop, invited participants: 1) learned about the new Resilient Connecticut project; 2) heard case studies on resilience planning and […]

May 28, 2019 – Resilient Development Webinar

Resilient Connecticut Webinar in partnership with the CEDAS Academy: Addressing Climate Change Through Resilient Development Watch a Recording of the Webinar   CIRCA partnered with the Connecticut Economic Development Association (CEDAS) to host a webinar on May 28, 2019 focused on topics related to the Resilient Connecticut Project. As communities across the state begin planning […]

April 30, 2019 Resilient Connecticut Webinar – materials posted online

On April 30, 2019 CIRCA staff gave an overview of the new Resilient Connecticut project and its focus on New Haven and Fairfield Counties.  The importance of this work was introduced with a description of the latest climate projections for Connecticut’s sea level rise, temperature, and precipitation followed by a description of how Resilient Connecticut […]

April 30, 2019 Resilient Connecticut Kickoff Webinar

Resilient Connecticut Webinar Series Kickoff April 30, 2019 1:00 – 2:00 pm REGISTER HERE 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 […]