Coastal Training Program

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Delaware Coastal Programs offers training and assistance to local governments through the Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve. The Coastal Training Program offers resources to help communities make informed decisions.

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Lynne Pusey
Coastal Training Program Coordinator

The Coastal Training Program addresses critical coastal resource management issues in Delaware by providing current scientific information and access to technologies and skill-building opportunities to Delawareans responsible for making decisions about the state’s coastal resources.

The Coastal Training Program’s activities range from technical assistance, seminars, hands-on skill training, and participatory workshops to lectures and technology demonstrations.

Through these programs, coastal resource decision makers also have opportunities to share experiences, network in a multidisciplinary setting, and participate in field activities.

The Coastal Training Program provides professional development opportunities through thematic trainings, workshops and technical conferences.

Past training examples include Climate Communications Training, Creating a Flood Ready Community, Facilitation Basics for Coastal Managers and Nature-Based Solutions for Coastal Hazards.

Contact the Coastal Training Program Coordinator to learn more or to request a training (by topic or theme).

Resilient and Sustainable Communities League

The Delaware Resilient and Sustainable Communities League is a collaborative network of state, nonprofit, and academic partners working to help Delaware communities as they adapt to the impacts of climate change and work towards a more sustainable future.

Each year, RASCL hosts a statewide summit to bring together resilience practitioners, elected officials, government agencies, and community members to discuss the issues that matter to Delawareans.


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The Land-Water-Community Connections E-Newsletter features resources to help plan smarter for safer and more sustainable communities. This roundup of resources includes training schedules and highlights, tools, technical assistance programs, and funding sources from the CTP as well as other local practitioners and technical experts.