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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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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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Staying Ahead of the Storm

By Elizabeth Gribkoff, ECO Americorps member with Watersheds United Vermont, and Marty Illick, Executive Director of the Lewis Creek Association One muggy Fourth of July in Burlington, while at a friend’s backyard barbecue, a huge rainstorm broke. As we frantically moved…

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Press Release: Resilient Vermont Progress Report

Institute for Sustainable Communities Releases Resilient Vermont Progress Report Resilient Vermont Network Will Advance Statewide Action Montpelier, VT– August 19, 2015 – Nearly four years after Tropical Storm Irene struck Vermont, the Institute for Sustainable Communities (ISC) announced the release…

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