From Sept. 12-14, Coastal Resilience Center (CRC) researchers and students in CRC education projects presented at the Carolinas Climate Resilience Conference, a biennial meeting convened to provide an opportunity for practitioners and academics to share information about climate-related tools, resources, experiences and activities in North and South Carolina.




  • Sierra Woodruff,  a PhD candidate at UNC-Chapel Hill, was a student in a CRC education program at UNC, a graduate certificate in natural hazards resilience, and was a Department of Homeland Security Office of University Programs Graduate Student Climate Preparedness Intern in the summer of 2014. Her research focuses on how planning can help communities preserve ecosystem services and reduce the impacts of climate change, and was the theme of her presentation. She also presented on integrating climate adaptation and hazard mitigation in the Eno-Haw region in North Carolina.


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