• Resilient Connecticut Tools: Exploring CIRCA’s Latest Products
    Resilient Connecticut Webinar Series Exploring CIRCA’s Latest Products May 26, 2020 10:00 – 11:00 am Webinar Overview Through the Resilient Connecticut project, CIRCA has been working on a number of new tools and datasets to bring you the latest information on climate impacts. This type of information is critical as municipal, regional, and state planners […]
    Posted on May 11, 2020
  • May 2020 Project Updates
    Successful RFQ Response Earlier this year, CIRCA issued an RFQ for Engagement, Planning, Design, Architectural, and Engineering services for the Resilient Connecticut project. We had a wonderful response from a variety of talented teams.  After a thorough and difficult review process, we’ve selected a team for the Phase II regional planning phase. We’re currently negotiating […]
    Posted on May 11, 2020
  • April 2020 Project Updates
    Save the Date! Resilient Connecticut Climate Adaptation Summit November 20, 2020 CIRCA’s second annual Resilient Connecticut Summit will take place on November 20th. The Summit is a wonderful way to network with people working on climate resilience in a variety of sectors and to hear the latest advancements in the Resilient Connecticut project. At the […]
    Posted on May 11, 2020
  • CIRCA Staff Participates in “Soak Up the Rain” New England Webinar Series
    Living Shorelines: Slowing Coastal Erosion and Saving Connecticut Habitats April 9, 2020 10:30 – 12:00 pm Webinar Overview Coastal storm events and severe weather damage homes, businesses, infrastructure, and natural resources in New England communities. Creative strategies for shoreline stabilization and coastal stormwater management must build resilience, protect habitats, and reduce erosion and flooding. One […]
    Posted on March 30, 2020
  • Climate Vulnerability Mapping for Municipalities
    Resilient Connecticut Webinar Series Climate Vulnerability Mapping for Municipalities March 12, 2020 10:00 – 11:00 am Webinar Overview During this webinar, participants learned about: How mapping helps a community understand its vulnerabilities; Mapping resources currently or soon to be available; and, How Resilient Connecticut is advancing climate vulnerability assessments for municipalities. Webinar Description Understanding climate […]
    Posted on March 23, 2020
  • Resilience Corridor and TOD Concept – in Gingerbread!
    Every year UConn Avery Point hosts a competition to make a gingerbread house. This year CIRCA  built a resilience corridor and transit-oriented development (TOD) zone from candies and gingerbread cookies. We were inspired by the resilience corridor cross-section proposed for the Resilient Connecticut project for New Haven and Fairfield Counties. The aim is to connect […]
    Posted on December 13, 2019
  • Municipal Assistance for FEMA’s Community Rating System
    Resilient Connecticut Webinar Series Overview of FEMA’s Community Rating System as a Resilience Tool January 16, 2020 10 – 11 am Webinar Overview During this webinar, participants learned 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 taken to enter […]
    Posted on December 4, 2019