Looking north along St. Andrew's Road (Orange County Route 85) from NY 52 east of Walden, NY, USA after Hurricane Irene led to nearby Tin Brook flooding, 28 August 2011.
Image by Daniel Case

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POSTPONED: Caroline Climate Vulnerability Assessment Workshop

  • Wednesday, April 1, 2020, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Caroline Climate Vulnerability Assessment Workshop is officially is postponed until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead we will schedule a Zoom meeting in the week of April 7th, please complete the Doodle Poll below to help us identify the most convenient date.

We want to hear from you, especially if you or someone you know has been affected in any way by recent weather events. As the Town works to finalize its new Comprehensive Plan and the County works on developing its All Hazard Mitigation Plan, your personal experience and knowledge matters to help direct your community and influence how your municipal and regional leaders and government will direct and allocate funding and resources in its short and long term goals.

Zoom Scheduling

To help us schedule the most convenient time for a Zoom meeting, please indicate which dates and times work best for you on this doodle poll (link: https://doodle.com/poll/b4vd47w3shimq7vz) by the deadline of Sunday 4/5/20.

NOTE: Please DO NOT enter your name, please type in your EMAIL ADDRESS or PHONE NUMBER instead.  If you happen to miss the doodle poll deadline of 4/5/20, please contact Osamu Tsuda at ojt3@cornell.edu or Terry Carroll at tc629@cornell.edu.

Until then:

In the meantime, please take a look at the Climate Vulnerability Assessment Presentation (link: https://southerntiercec.org/caroline-cva) which provides an overview of the CVA process as well as climate projections in the Southern Tier region.

We also encourage you to  take a survey designed to identify the vulnerabilities you and your community face. Information you provide in the survey (other than your personal info) will be used in the final analysis of the assessment for the Town of Caroline. If you have any questions or concerns regarding the survey or presentation, please contact Osamu Tsuda at ojt3@cornell.edu.

The survey can be accessed through the following link: https://cornell.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_56JNMQRkihkUlff



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Osamu Tsuda
Outreach & Climate Smart Specialist, Clean Energy Communities
(607) 272-2292

Last updated March 26, 2020