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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 […]

Climate Change Vulnerability Index Webinar: Progress and New Results for Heat and Wind

Resilient Connecticut Webinar Series March 23, 2021 10 – 11:00 am REGISTRATION   Webinar Overview The Resilient Connecticut team will host a webinar on Tuesday, March 23 to highlight new results for the Climate Change Vulnerability Index (CCVI) mapping tool. The webinar will include a brief overview of the latest flood CCVI tool, with a specific focus […]

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 […]

Yale Ocean and Climate Conference 10.23.20

  Yale School of the Environment is hosting a half day climate conference on October 23, 2020.  This entirely student-led conference aims to bring together students, practitioners, and faculty to collectively explore the links, trade-offs, and tensions at the nexus of climate change, oceans, and coastal ecosystems. Featuring speakers from the public and private sector, […]

Resilient Connecticut Summit – November 2020

Second Annual Resilient Connecticut Summit November 20, 2020 9:00 am – 11:45 am Agenda 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 […]

Beneficial Use of Dredged Material for Salt Marsh Restoration and Creation in Connecticut: Final Report

Tidal marshes reduce erosion and flooding impacts while providing high value ecosystem services to coastal areas. A high rate of tidal wetland loss and degradation has been documented in Connecticut, due to human impacts and climate change.  To address this issue, a multidisciplinary team of scientists from UConn, including representatives from the Department of Marine […]