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Climate Adaptation

Promoting an exchange of information between municipal officials, researchers, and other professionals.

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Climate Corps

Harnessing student power to assist Connecticut communities through a unique service learning experience.

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Providing information on Connecticut's coastal natural resources, current issues and projects along our coast.

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Providing useful resources and programs for Connecticut residents, communities and municipalities.


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Training Modules

Online videos provide current information and resources on subjects related to climate resilience for both coastal and inland communities in Connecticut for local decision makers, municipal officials and other interested groups. Watch Videos

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Climate Corps

As part of UConn's Environmental Corps, the Climate Corps is an academic program at UConn that is focused on service learning and work force development related to climate change adaptation at the local, community level. Visit Climate Corps

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Road Flooding

The Climate Adaptation Academy workshop, Legal Issues in the Age of Climate Adaptation III, focused on projected road flooding with sea level rise along with concurrent impacts to tidal wetlands and marsh migration. Road Flooding


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For Coastal Property Owners

Connecticut Sea Grant has a website intended to assist coastal Connecticut beach property owners and beach associations with hazards such as impacts from storms and associated erosion and flooding. Visit Site

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Legal Issues

Focusing on the legal aspects of climate adaptation, living shorelines, emergency preparedness and identifying what information and tools communities need most to address the challenges of our climate change. Learn More...

Fact Sheet Series

  1. Takings & Coastal Management
  2. Property & Permitting Boundaries at the Shoreline
  3. Governmental Tort Liability for Disclosure of Flood Hazard Information
  4. Flood& Erosion Control Structures
  5. Responding to Nuisance Flooding of Coastal Highways: Options for Municipalities
  6. Flooding, Eminent Domain, and Government Authority

Municipal Issues & Needs Report

Coastal municipalities are facing a significant number of challenges in planning for, and adapting to, changing weather patterns and climate change. Lack of resources and staff expertise make it more important than ever that research and support designed to assist municipalities with resiliency planning and implementation be something they can truly use. Read Report



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