Events

June 2021 Research Webinar Series

REGISTER Throughout the month of June, hear about innovative Resilient Connecticut climate change research in this CIRCA “brown bag” webinar series. Focused on specific topics and condensed on time, enjoy one or all nine of these free webinars by clicking on the Register link above. Each event will be held for 30 minutes during the […]

May 2021 Workshops: Regional Vulnerabilities and Resilience Opportunities

  Following up on recent winter workshops, join the Resilient Connecticut team for our spring workshop series to be held with four Councils of Governments (COGs) in New Haven and Fairfield Counties. These May events will focus on the regional vulnerability results that emerged from our outreach, research, and technical analysis. Each workshop will present highly […]

Winter Workshops in Four COG Regions

The Resilient Connecticut team held workshops with four Council of Governments (COGs) in New Haven and Fairfield Counties. The workshops reviewed the preliminary Climate Change Vulnerability Index (CCVI) and Zones of Shared Risk (ZSR) findings. Participant input is helping ensure these products reflect climate risks in their communities. The workshop included two information sessions on […]

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 […]

November 2020 Project Update

Register for the Resilient Connecticut Nov. 20th Summit While waiting for today’s election results, why not REGISTER for the second Resilient Connecticut Summit to be held on November 20, 2020? This half-day, virtual event is open to the public and free to attend. Participants will learn about CIRCA’s recent Resilient Connecticut project activities, participate in […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]