Climate Ready Providence Speaker Series

Climate Ready Providence Speaker Series

Together with The Providence Foundation, the Providence Resilience Partnership is bringing several national experts to Providence in a virtual speaker series this fall. Lunch and learn with us to better understand the climate risk we are facing, and learn about tools to help individuals, families and businesses better prepare for what’s ahead. ____________________________ Thursday, October 19…

SNEP 2023-24 Stormwater Planning Series: Applications Due

SNEP 2023-24 Stormwater Planning Series: Applications Due

Next week is the deadline to apply for the Southeast New England Program (SNEP) Network Stormwater Planning Series 2023/2024 Cohort! This facilitated training series offers FREE training and technical assistance to help guide your community through the process of developing a conceptual design for a nature-based stormwater retrofit in a selected drainage area in your…

Webinar:  The Power of a New Climate Language

Webinar:  The Power of a New Climate Language

Join the Security and Sustainability Forum and George Washington University’s Environmental and Energy Management Institute for an engaging and thought-provoking webinar featuring Herb Simmens, former Executive Director of the New Jersey State Planning Commission, to celebrate the launch of the second edition of his book, “A Climate Vocabulary of the Future.”   Blending the realms…

Webinar:  New tools to help state & municipal leaders meet air quality, climate & energy objectives

Webinar:  New tools to help state & municipal leaders meet air quality, climate & energy objectives

The U.S. EPA has created two tools designed to help state and municipal decision-makers navigate the challenge of meeting short & long-term economic & environmental goals.  This webinar offers a chance to learn more about these planning tools.  The two planning tools developed by the U.S. EPA’s Office of Research and Development are called GLIMPSE…

Learn about the U.S. EPA’s National Environmental Youth Advisory Council

Learn about the U.S. EPA’s National Environmental Youth Advisory Council

Do you know anyone between the ages of 16 and 29 who’s interested in having a say in U.S. environmental policy?  This webinar will offer them a chance to learn about the EPA’s new National Environmental Youth Advisory Council (NEYAC) and the application process to become a member of the Council.  The U.S. EPA announced…

ASAP: 2023 Climate Service Providers Academy

ASAP: 2023 Climate Service Providers Academy

The Climate Service Providers Academy, sponsored by the NOAA Climate Adaptation Partnerships Program, is a six-week virtual course hosted by the American Society of Adaptation Professionals. Designed for climate adaptation practitioners, this virtual academy will provide tools and examples of the strategies and approaches that constitute high-quality climate change adaptation and resilience practice across North…

SNEP: Demystifying Floodplain Management- What you need to know

Join the EPA Region 1 Southeast New England Program for an upcoming webinar that delves into the fundamentals of floodplain management, tailored for municipalities and property owners. Led by experts from the Narragansett Bay Research Reserve and the Blackstone Watershed Collaborative, the webinar will cover important topics such as FEMA’s guidelines on elevation certificates and…

Georgetown Climate Center: Decreasing Flood Risk through Regional Collaborations: Lessons from the Field
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Georgetown Climate Center: Decreasing Flood Risk through Regional Collaborations: Lessons from the Field

Every year, flooding causes billions of dollars in damage across the U.S. with devastating losses for individuals, families, and communities. Join this webinar hosted by the Georgetown Climate Center (GCC) and Headwaters Economics that examines the disconnect between the impacts of major flooding and the availability of federal funding through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs…