News from Resilient Virginia

  • Rural Resiliency — First Steps Taken with Resiliency Forum

    Rural Resiliency Forum October 23, 2018

    By Sean Tubbs, Guest Contributor

    As both average temperatures and rainfall counts continue to climb, government agencies, businesses and other organizations are seeking ways to ensure that Virginia is prepared to withstand whatever changes are caused by changing weather patterns.

    To convene a conversation about rural resiliency concerns, Resilient Virginia held a forum on October 23 at the Frontier Culture Museum in Staunton that covered how the fields of agriculture and emergency management are responding, as well ... Read more…

  • Rural Resiliency Forum 2018

    Rural Resiliency Forum
    Resilient Virginia’s Rural Resiliency Forum was held October 23, 2018 at the Frontier Culture Museum in Staunton, Virginia. Presentations from this event are now available.

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  • Utilities of the Future: Recap

    Utilities of the Future: October 4, 2018On October 4th, 2018, Leaders in Energy (LE), in partnership with Resilient Virginia, held its “Utilities of the Future Forum” at the US Navy Memorial in Washington DC. The event had over 80 attendees and was an exciting opportunity to look at recent developments in the role of utilities and future of energy provision and new changes.

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  • Resilient Virginia News: August 2018

    Save the Date for the Rural Resiliency Forum: October 23, 2018…. Reflections on the 2018 Resilient Virginia’s Annual Meeting…. 2018 PrepareAthon at the Science Museum of Virginia, more.

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  • Reflections on the 2018 Resilient Virginia Annual Meeting

    Resilient Virginia invited its members and various stakeholders to the 2018 Resilient Virginia Annual Meeting and launched the featured topic for the upcoming year, “Resiliency and the Rural/Urban Interface.”

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  • PrepareAthon at Science Museum of Virginia August 25

    Join the Science Museum of Virginia on August 25, 2018 for PrepareAthon, a free festival that teaches the community how to be more resilient when disaster strikes.

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  • Resilient Virginia News: June 2018

    Resilient Virginia: Priorities and Approaches in the Next Four Years; Resiliency Explained: Interview of Annette Osso, Managing Director, Resilient Virginia by Virginia Delegate Ken Plum; Global Cooperation for a Better World: Taking Action at the City and Local Level; USGBC Virginia and Resilient Virginia Offer Resiliency Education Series; GoGreen Virginia: Your Local Government’s Guidepost to Sustainability and Resiliency; Resilience Events Calendar

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  • Resilient Virginia Supports These Summer Resiliency Events

    Resilient Virginia is teaming with groups around the Commonwealth to offer events this summer. June 8: Green Leaders for Local Impact Retreat; June 12: Community and Building Resilience; July 17: Collaborations on Flooding Adaptation; July 19: Resilient Virginia Annual Meeting; August 25: PrepareAthon at Science Museum of Virginia.

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  • Resilient Virginia Co-hosts Three Early Spring Events

    Resilient Virginia co-hosts three events in March and April
    – March 19: The Envision Rating System for Sustainable Infrastructure and the City of Roanoke
    – April 3: Your Home: Cool, Dry and Green
    – April 14: Arlington Home Show and Garden Expo

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  • Resilient Virginia News: March 2018

    Sea Level Rise Preparedness: An Intergovernmental Pilot Project as a Blueprint for Community Resiliency; Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming; KidWind Challenges: The Best Program You’ve Probably Never Heard Of!; Don’t Just Talk About Backup Power from Your Electric Car — Make It Happen!; more.

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