Below are some community-specific resources developed by CREW and other organizations to help you prepare your home and community for climate change. We have divided resources into categories based on what they offer, and have further labelled most resources as either 'Basic' (simpler; faster) or 'Detailed' (higher time commitment; more data required). Click on each category below to learn more.
Greater Burlington, VT:
Sign up for UVM's CATAlert System - UVM students and employees can sign up for UVM's campus-wide emergency alert system. Receive messages via text, phone call, or email if an emergency situation affects campus.
Register for VT-Alert - Get notifications via text, email, or phone call when an emergency affects your community.
State of Vermont's "Our Changing Climate" Website - Learn about six different ways that climate change will affect Vermont.
On Call for Vermont - Check out volunteer opportunities with the Vermont Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) and Vermont's Emergency Medical Services (EMS).
Vermont Climate Assessment Website - Detailed information on climate projections in Vermont, and a list of additional reports and resources on climate change in Vermont.
State of Vermont's Flood Ready Vermont Website - A repository of community planning materials, events, and trainings related to preparing for floods in Vermont.
Vermont Emergency Management - Detailed information on events, trainings, and funding opportunities to prepare for emergencies. Resources and documents on emergency preparedness and planning for communities and individuals.
Interested to explore more tools and resources? Visit the following climate resilience databases, where you can search by resource type, subject area, or geographic region.
Georgetown Climate Center's Adaptation Clearinghouse
EcoAdapt's Climate Adaptation Knowledge Exchange