Connecticut municipalities and community organizations in applying for the Long Island Sound Resilience Grant Writing Assistance Program are invited to participate in an informational webinar on Dec. 13.
The Connecticut and New York Sea Grant programs announce a funding opportunity open to municipalities and community organizations to facilitate the hiring of grant preparation and writing support to assist with the development of a grant application for sustainable and resilience-focused projects.
About 75 New Haven residents gathered at the John S. Martinez School for an event called Climathon to learn about the global crisis of rising waters and temperatures, and how they can respond as individuals and as a community.
In partnership with the UConn CLEAR, CT Sea Grant Extension Educator Alicia Tyson co-facilitated a hands-on workshop at the Connecticut Association of Conservation & Inland Wetlands Commissions’ 45th Annual Meeting & Environmental Conference.
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.
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.
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.