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Rural Resilience: A Framework for Working with Communities to Adapt in Place

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  • Event Date: Feb 28, 2023 01:00pm - 02:00pm
  • Registration Opens: Feb 16, 2023 08:00am
  • Early Bird Rate Ends: Feb 16, 2023 08:00am
  • Registration Closes: Feb 28, 2023 09:00am

Rural communities in the U.S. face a wide range of steadily increasing climate threats, yet they often lack the financial and technical capacity to properly prepare for and recover from natural disasters. The second LAF Research Grant in Honor of Deb Mitchell was awarded to “Developing a Disaster Adaptation Framework for Rural Resilience. Through a series of mapping and capacity studies, the research underscored the need to help communities adapt-in-place or micro-migrate so that they maintain their social networks and connection to place.

Join the Landscape Architecture Foundation on February 28 at 1pm EST to hear the Principal Investigators share their findings and introduce a Rural Resilience Framework with concrete actions planners and designers can take to work with under-resourced rural communities that are preparing for or recovering from natural disasters.