Events

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]