Climate Change and Resilience Roundtable
Friday, March 31, 2017
1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. MDT
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Mountain town and resort community planners are faced with unique situations with regard to resilience and enduring the results of climate change. Many communities are in and/or adjacent to environmentally sensitive spaces prone to wildfire, flooding, and other weather related events. The economies of amenity communities – vacation destinations, second home communities, etc. – rely upon a natural environment continually under threat from climate change. The roundtable is intended to be a peer exchange regarding emerging trends and best practices for creating resilient communities in the face of a changing climate.
What are the specific training objectives? What do you want the attendees to learn from this event? Specific training objectives include:
● Sharing of lessons learned in mountain town and resort communities
● Discussion of best practices
● Identification of communities that have implemented innovative strategies
● Provision of the opportunity to organize post-Summit collaboration to develop new solutions to mountain town and resort issues.
Shawn Hill, firstname.lastname@example.org