Webinar

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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’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 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 […]

May 28, 2019 – Resilient Development Webinar

Resilient Connecticut Webinar in partnership with the CEDAS Academy: Addressing Climate Change Through Resilient Development   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 for anticipated climate change impacts, economic […]