What We’re Doing

The Roadmap to Resilience provided 23 recommendations about how to strengthen Vermont’s economic, environmental and social resilience. These recommendations were divided into four main categories. Click on the categories below to read about the progress that’s been made on each recommendation….

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The Network

The Resilient Vermont Network is a new collaboration of organizations and agencies in Vermont that are working to advance climate resilience. The Network is working to improve alignment, coordination, communication and strategic impact across a range of issues related to…


Get Involved!

Are you working to advance climate resilience in Vermont? If so, we’d love to have you get involved. The Resilient Vermont Network is open to participation from all organizations working to make our communities and our state stronger and more resilient. Learn more about how you can help build a resilient Vermont.

Latest Posts


Why Vermont Needs COADs

by Anne Goodrich, Director of Upper Valley Strong After Tropical Storm Irene, temporary Long-Term Recovery Committees popped up across the state to help coordinate support for flood victims. Upper Valley Strong (UVS) was one. When a localized flood hit the…


CROs: Building Resilience with Pie & Parades

By Rebecca Sanborn Stone, Resilient Vermont Network Coordinator and Principal at Community Workshop LLC Vermonters know all too well what disaster looks like. Whether our communities are hit by summer microbursts, paralyzed by winter ice or flooded by rising spring…

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The State of Resilience in Vermont

By Rebecca Sanborn Stone, Resilient Vermont Network Coordinator and Principal at Community Workshop LLC How does Vermont measure up on resilience? What’s working? Where should we go in 2016? The Resilient Vermont Progress Report, released this summer, evaluates progress on…


Funders Discuss the Future of Resilience

By Bill Roper of Slow Communities One of Irene’s biggest lessons was the power of communication and collaboration to solve big challenges. When neighbors, towns, or agencies worked together to find creative solutions, they moved mountains. It’s also true of…

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Resource: Vermont Climate Assessment Report

Want to better understand what climate change means for Vermont? The Vermont Climate Assessment Report, published in 2014, summarizes historical and projected climate trends, presents the potential impacts, reviews current climate policy in Vermont, and provides recommendations for action…

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