Browsing Tag Resilience

Resiliency Takes Many Shapes and Approaches

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This post first appeared in the Resilient Vermont blog and is reprinted with permission by the Institute for Sustainable Communities. Much of the work in combating rising sea levels and flooding entails building stronger walls and barriers, so Netherland’s approach to water management and flooding by letting the water in at times really caught my more…

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Implementing Vermont’s Roadmap to Resilience

As you may have noticed, Slow Communities’ blog has been quiet.  That is because at the beginning of this year Slow Communities partnered with the Institute for Sustainable to work on building resilience in Vermont.  The following  post and the next few will bring you up to speed on what we at Slow Communities are more…

Resilience Takes Time and Action

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I recently participated in a Resiliency Summit hosted by the Institute for Sustainable Communities (ISC), and by pure coincidence the summit was held on a day when Colorado experienced devastating flooding.  It brought me right back to Vermont’s own terrible floods two years ago when Hurricane Irene laid waste to many of our rivers, roads more…

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