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Lewes, Delaware, Climate Change Adaptation and Hazard Mitigation Workshops

Lewes, Delaware

View presentations on the City of Lewes's climate adaptation planning efforts, or join us for an upcoming workshop.

Working with partners, the City of Lewes has made significant planning progress in mitigating natural hazards and adapting to climate change. Local officials and residents have been engaged throughout this process in developing a plan to improve community sustainability and resilience. 

Building on these successes, this effort will continue over thenext several months, ending in spring 2011.


Workshop Four Presentations:
Selecting Primary Climate Change Adaptation and Hazard Mitigation Actions in Lewes, Delaware

View or download the agenda and presentations from the January 26th, 2011 workshop.

9:00 am     Welcome and Participant Introductions
9:10 am     Overview of Project (Wendy Carey, Delaware Sea Grant)
9:20 am     Top Ranked Climate Change Adaptation and Hazard Mitigation Actions-
               
  A Look Back and A Look Ahead (Missy Stults and Daniella Hirschfeld,
                 ICLEI and Wendy Carey, Delaware Sea Grant)
10:10 am    Break
10:20 am    Selecting Primary Climate Change Adaptation and Hazard Mitigation
                  Actions to Propose to the City of Lewes
(Missy Stults, Daniella Hirschfeld,
                  and Wendy Carey)
12:10 pm    Implementation in Lewes Delaware - Who, What, When, Where, Why, How
                  (Missy Stults, Daniella Hirschfeld, and Wendy Carey)
12:40 pm    Closing and Next Steps
12:45 pm    Adjourn


Workshop Three Presentations:
Prioritizing Approaches for Climate Change Adaptation and Hazard Mitigation in Lewes, Delaware

View or download the agenda, presentations, and handouts from the December 9, 2010 workshop.

9:00 a.m.     Welcome and Participant Introductions
9:10 a.m.     Overview of Project
(Wendy Carey, Delaware Sea Grant and Missy Stults,
                   ICLEI
)
9:25 a.m.     Managing Flood Risk with Rising Sea Levels (Mike Powell, Delaware
                   DNREC and Mark Nardi, USGS
)
9:55 a.m.     Best Practices and Possible Actions for Increasing Resilience (Missy
                   Stults and Daniella Hirschfeld, ICLEI
)
10:25 a.m.   Break
10:35 a.m.   Assessing Feasibility & Prioritizing Potential Climate Change Adaptation
                   and Hazard Mitigation Actions
(Missy Stults and Daniella Hirschfeld, ICLEI
                   and Wendy Carey, Delaware Sea Grant
)
11:40 a.m.   Implementing Mitigation Actions – A FEMA Perspective (Therese Grubb,
                  Federal Emergency Management Agency
)
12:00 p.m.   Hazard Mitigation Grant Funding (David Carlson, Delaware Emergency
                  Management Agency
)
12:20 p.m.   Closing and Next Steps
12:30 p.m.   Adjourn

Workshop Handouts   


Workshop Two Presentations:
Assessing Existing and Future Vulnerability in Lewes Delaware

View or download the agenda, presentations, and notes from the October 21, 2010 workshop.

9:00 a.m.     Welcome and Participant Introductions
9:15 a.m.     Overview of Project
(Wendy Carey, Delaware Sea Grant and Missy Stults,
                    ICLEI)

9:35 a.m.      Impacts of Climate Change on Existing Natural Hazards and Associated
                    Vulnerabilities
(Missy Stults and Daniella Hirschfeld, ICLEI)
                    Part 1: Presentation – Understanding Climate Change and Potential
                    Impacts on Existing Natural Hazards

10:25 a.m.    Break
10:35 a.m.    Part 2: Exercise and Discussion – Identifying Local Vulnerability
                    Concerns
11:35 a.m.    Vulnerability reduction dialogue and best practices

                    (Missy Stults and Daniella Hirschfeld, ICLEI and Wendy Carey, Delaware Sea
                    Grant)

12:15 p.m.    Closing and Next Steps
12:30 p.m.    Adjourn


Workshop One Presentations:
Introduction to Hazard Mitigating and Climate Change Adaptation and Planning for Next Steps

View or download the presentations, products and notes from the July 21, 2010 workshop.

9:00 a.m.      Welcome and Participant Introductions
9:15 a.m.      Overview of Project
(Wendy Carey, DE Sea Grant and Missy Stults, ICLEI)
9:30 a.m.      Historic and Current Natural Hazards for Lewes
                    (Wendy Carey, DE Sea Grant)

10:00 a.m.    Preparing for Future Flood Risks (Mike Powell, Delaware DNREC)
10:30 a.m.    Climate Resilient Communities Program Overview (Missy Stults, ICLEI)
11:00 a.m.    The City of Lewes Hazard Mitigation Plan (2010 Update)
11:30 a.m.    Group discussion and comments
12:00 p.m.    Lunch
1:00 p.m.      Visualizing Vulnerabilities
2:30 p.m.      Report Back from Visualization Exercise
2:45 p.m.      Closing and Next Steps


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