First Annual Sustainable and Resilient Communities Workshop

A presentation slide from the workshop’s first session. Videos of all the sessions are available on this page.

The first annual Long Island Sound Bi-State Sustainable and Resilient Communities Workshop brought together more than 260 people virtually on Dec. 1, 2022 to learn more about opportunities to increase the resilience of the Sound’s communities to climate change and other environmental threats.

Interactive sessions included opportunities to learn more about the SRC Extension Professionals’ needs assessment findings and recommendations, the newly released Long Island Sound Resilience Grant Writing Assistance Program, and tips for success with Long Island Sound funding opportunities. Concurrent breakout sessions highlighted the work of partners related to shoreline planning and implementation, using green infrastructure for stormwater management, sustainable climate planning for relocation, and new sustainability/resilience tools available in both New York and Connecticut.

Videos of the workshop’s six sessions are available on YouTube. They can be accessed below along with supporting documents.

Workshop (1/6)

Main Session

December 2022
Workshop (2/6)

Shoreline Planning & Implementation

December 2022
Workshop (3/6)

Green Infrastructure for Stormwater Management

December 2022
Workshop (4/6)

Sustainable Climate Planning for Relocation

December 2022
Workshop (5/6)

CT Tools

December 2022
Workshop (6/6)

NY Tools

December 2022

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