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UConn Academic Centers and Institutes Review Committee

Since CIRCA was founded in 2014, the Institute was required to submit a 5-year review to the UConn Academic Centers and Institutes Review Committee at the close of 2019.  CIRCA recently received the good news that the Office of the Provost is going to recommend to the Board of Trustees that CIRCA should be approved […]

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Upcoming CT DEEP Webinar

Resilient Rhody ─ Financing Solutions to Address the Impacts of Climate Change April 21, 2020 12:00 pm Register Here CT DEEP is hosting a webinar on financing options for climate change adaptation. Jeff Diehl, leader of the Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank (RIIB), will provide an overview of the bank’s approach to integrating climate resilience across […]

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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 Register Here CIRCA Staff Participates in “Soak Up the Rain” New England Webinar Series 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 […]

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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 address […]

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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 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 generated from a “Municipal Resilience Planning Assistance Project” […]

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