“A Tale of Two Coastal States as the World Gets Wetter,” in Wrack Lines Magazine Vol. 21 No. 1
Benson, Judy. 2019. “As More Roads Become Rivers, Communities Search for Solutions,” in Wrack Lines magazine Vol. 19 No. 1. A pdf of the article can be found here.
“Solving and Engineering Conundrum: as Coastal Homes get Elevated, New Research Looks at Whether Vulnerability to Wind Damage is Increasing,” in Wrack Lines magazine, Vol. 19, No. 1.
“In a Cleaner Norwalk Harbor, Birds and Fish Return, as the Challenges of Climate Change Loom,” in Wrack Lines magazine, Vol. 18, No. 2.
CTSG and partners will host a free virtual workshop on resilience fundamentals on two dates: Sept. 19 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.; and Sept. 21 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Attendees will learn about climate change projections and impacts, strategies for resilience planning, and local climate certification programs.
CTSG has been awarded $125,000 in federal funds for ongoing initiatives that enhance community resilience to climate change impacts. The funding will support the UConn Climate Corps program and also be used for projects on LIS habitats that protect communities from flooding and storm damage.
A study by Juliana Barrett of CT Sea Grant and UConn researcher Tao Wu looks at past land use changes and the importance of taking factors such as socio-economic development and the dynamic nature of coastal environments into consideration to make these areas more resilient to climate change.
Questions poured in by the dozen after the morning session of the 2015 Adapt CT legal workshop—six pages worth, in fact. That was the beginning of a CTSG-RI Sea Grant Legal Program partnership that led to the “Legal Issues in the Age of Climate Adaptation” fact sheet series.
Connecticut Sea Grant and UConn CLEAR are pleased to announce the latest Adapt CT fact sheet: Flooding, Eminent Domain, and Government Authority.
If experience really is the best teacher, Deborah Abibou and Alicia Tyson have been to some of the prime places to learn about community resilience work. The two recently joined CTSG, filling new positions as sustainable and resilient community extension educators.