Climate Adaptation

Natural Hazard and Climate Change Adaptation Tool Kit for Delaware Communities

Delaware communities are susceptible to a variety of natural hazards. Additionally, communities face an increasing degree of uncertainty related to the impacts that future climatic conditions may have on their areas.  This toolkit was developed to assist communities in identifying planning,...Read more

MADE CLEAR Climate Science Academy

Sunday, July 14, 2013 - 5:00pm

Dear Teachers: Please join us for an exciting new program funded by the National Science Foundation, and conducted by the University of Delaware, University System of Maryland, Delaware State University, and Towson University. Your participation in The 2013 MADE CLEAR Climate...Read more

Convergent Sustainability in Delaware

Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 8:30am
A Common Path to Low-Carbon, High Quality, Sustainable Living in our Changing Climate Thursday, April 18, 2013 UD Virden Conference Center - Lewes, DE 8:30 – 5:00 Registration fee for Virden Center Event of $35 covers, continental breakfast,...Read more

Climate Preparedness and Adaptation for Delaware Communities Training Program

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 9:00am

Location: Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve, St. Jones Reserve, 818 Kitts Hummock Rd., Dover, DE Delaware faces multiple challenges from climate change that impact physical, ecological, economic, and cultural aspects of the entire state. Effect in Delaware will likely...Read more

Delaware Homeowners Handbook to Prepare for Natural Hazards

More than 80 major storms have threatened Delaware’s coast over the past three decades, putting lives and property at risk. The resource guides residents on practical measures that can keep them safe and minimize damage to homes and property.

A PDF download is available. Hard copies are available upon request from the Environmental Public Education Office.Read more

Lewes pilot project - process and workshops

Through a series of workshops, the City of Lewes developed a plan for mitigating and adapting to natural hazards and climate change. Throughout this process, the intent was to work with residents and local officials to develop a plan for adapting to existing and future natural hazards and...Read more

City of Lewes Pilot Project - Process and Workshops

Workshop One: Discussion on Mitigating and Adapting to Natural Hazards and Climate Change in the City of Lewes. Throughout this project, the intent is to work with residents and local officials to develop a plan for adapting to existing and future natural hazards and climate...Read more

The City of Lewes Hazard Mitigation and Climate Adaptation Pilot Project


Pilot Project for The City of Lewes, Delaware: Mitigation and Adaptation to Natural Hazards and Climate Change – Planning and Building Resilient Coastal Communities

Working with partners, the City of Lewes...Read more