Antioch University New England is hosting the 2018 Local Solutions: Eastern Climate Preparedness Conference on April 30, May 1 and May 2nd 2018 at the Radisson Hotel in Manchester, NH.
Planning and Process Track
Participants in this session learned how to approach development, financing and implementation of climate adaptation strategies.
This session covered:
How to determine those activities that a municipality already does and how to incorporate adaptation thinking into such day-today municipal processes.
Incorporating climate preparedness strategies into a comprehensive Master Plan.
Developing measurable benchmarks for assessing progress towards stated climate adaptation and mitigation objectives.
Participants left this session with strategies of finding funding for climate adaptation efforts, and how best to (plan to) cover budget gaps.
Moderator: Steve Whitman, AICP – Resilience Planning and Design
Rhett Lamb – Director of Planning, City of Keene, NH
Jessica Grannis – Georgetown Climate Center