News from Resilient Virginia

  • 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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  • Sea Level Rise Preparedness: An Intergovernmental Pilot Project as a Blueprint for Community Resiliency

    The Hampton Roads Sea Level Rise Preparedness and Resilience Intergovernmental Pilot Project (IPP) (convened by Old Dominion University and launched in June 2014) was one of four National Security Council pilots and three Department of Defense pilots established to prepare the United States for the impacts of a changing climate.

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  • Resilient Virginia News: November 2017

    In the November 2017 Resilient Virginia Newsletter: 2017 National Climate Assessment, COP 23, and Stateside Commitments; New Videos: You’ll Want to See These Microgrid Presentations; The Urgency of Now: A Timely Event Honoring Cross-Generational Sustainability; more.

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  • Resilient Virginia News: October 2017

    In the October 2017 Resilient Virginia Newsletter: Improving Resiliency Through Microgrids and Storage Solutions: October 19; Virginia’s Clean Power Plan; USGBC to Explore Resiliency at GreenBuild 2017; Resilient Virginia Conference Resources Available; Resilient Events Calendar; more.

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  • 2017 Resilient Virginia Conference Delivers on its Promise to Connect Communities, Businesses, and Educators for Resiliency Solutions

    For the second year, our Resilient Virginia Conference was a great success, bringing together state, local, and national leaders to share know-how and inspire further efforts toward local resiliency actions. We are pleased that Governor Terry McAuliffe kicked off the event with a statement about the importance of holding the second Resilient Virginia Conference. You can view his statement here.

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  • Resilient Virginia Provides Local Governments Guide to Resiliency Planning

    In collaboration with GoGreen Virginia, a Virginia Municipal League and Virginia Association of Counties program, Resilient Virginia is offering a guide to resiliency planning — the Resiliency Checklist.

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