The Resilient Communities Program is designed to prepare for future environmental challenges
by enhancing community capacity to plan and implement resiliency projects and improve the protections of natural ecosystems by investing in green infrastructure and other measures.
Smart Growth America’s Equity Forum: Upending Cultural Displacement will be offered from noon to 3:30 p.m. on July 13, 2022.[Read More]
Highlights from the Field
This spring Sustainable and Resilient Communities Extension Educator Alicia Tyson presented a workshop titled, “Spatial Thinking in the STEM Classroom: Applying Geospatial Storytelling to Understanding Climate Change Impacts” to student team advisors in the CT Envirothon.[Read More]
Sustainable and Resilient Community Extension Educators
Deborah Abibou and Alicia Tyson are sustainable and resilient community extension educators for Connecticut Sea Grant and the EPA's Long Island Sound Study, working in collaboration with three colleagues based at New York Sea Grant. Abibou works in the western half of the state, from Greenwich to Branford and inland, while Tyson works in the eastern half, from Guilford to Stonington and inland.
Read more about the sustainable and resilient community extension educators: https://seagrant.uconn.edu/?p=8743; https://seagrant.uconn.edu/?p=8162
Read their five-year work plan.