Adaptation Guide

In the tidal region of Virginia, local governments are on the front lines of adaptation action. With evidence of increasing flooding impacts, localities struggle to find the resources and authority to do the work needed. We wanted to provide a Virginia-specific guide of existing programs and authorities that local governments could use today to take action on flooding and sea level rise.

This Guide is part of the effort to put together a comprehensive package of resources for Virginia's local governments. Wetlands Watch invites comments and suggestions for improving and updating this Guide.

 
 

How To Use This Guide

Each page within the Adaptation Guide contains different sections labeled by icon, which are shown below. 

 
 

Additionally, each section identifies characteristics about the selected tool, which are shown below. Clicking on these icons directs to an index, showing related tools.