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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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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…

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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…

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40 Ideas to Advance Vermont’s Climate Economy

By Jenna Whitson, Community and Policy Senior Associate, Vermont Council on Rural Development 1) What are Vermont businesses doing today that make them leaders in the climate economy? 2) What are some ideas to promote business, economic development, and job…

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Vermont’s Climate Change Economy

By Jenna Whitson, Vermont Council on Rural Development Area businesses and nonprofits are increasingly involved with climate change – both its challenges and opportunities. Their creative solutions are becoming a growing part of our state’s economy, and our resilient future. You…

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