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Resilient Protection Frameworks: Incentivizing Action Plan

Client: The Nature Conservancy (MD/DC)

Timeline: June 2022 - December 2023

TE led the Incentivizing Action Plan portion of TNC’s Resilient Protection Frameworks project, developing a sustainable financing strategy to support land owners and users in developing and implementing Resilience Easements and Management Plans.

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Baltimore County Resilience Authority Feasibility Study

Client: Baltimore County, MD

Timeline: January - November 2023

TE 's feasibility study evaluated the efficacy of a resilience authority in Baltimore County and ultimately produced a decision-making framework that allowed the County to chart a path forward on implementation of resilience projects.

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Southeast New England Program (SNEP) Network Technical Assistance

Client: SNEP Network, USM EFC

Timeline: 2019 - 2023

As a core partner, TE led the Network's sustainable finance and leadership development technical assistance projects in Massachusetts and Rhode Island, developed the Planning to Action: Climate Toolkit (PACT), and facilitated a peer-to-peer leadership exchange workshop/podcast series.

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Middletown, RI: Resilience Planning and Financing

Client: Town of Middletown, RI

Timeline: October 2022 - September 2023

TE developed a resilience capital improvement plan (RCIP) to support implementation of Middletown's high priority climate projects. We also held an Islandwide Resilience Leadership Exchange engaging three municipalities and Naval Station Newport.

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"The Leadership Exchange Podcast"

Season 2: Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)

Season 1: Town of Wareham, MA

Timeline: 2020 - 2023

TE produced and hosted “The Leadership Exchange Podcast” to highlight audio case studies of communities across New England and country as they look to enhance their resilience to climate change.

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Newport, RI: Climate Resilience and Financing Prioritization

Client: City of Newport, RI

Timeline: October 2021 - September 2022

TE led the development of a community-based climate resilience prioritization list to determine high priority adaptation projects and the steps needed for long-term implementation, funding, financing, and investment.

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Conowingo Financing Strategy and Implementation Plan

Partners: Chesapeake Bay Trust, University of Maryland

Timeline: 2021 - 2022

TE partnered with CBT and the UMD Center for Global Sustainability to establish an innovative financing system to support water quality and pollution reductions associated with the Conowingo Dam Watershed Implementation Plan.

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WTGHA Tribal Climate Adaptation Plan

Client: Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)

Timeline: October 2021 - September 2022

TE helped WTGHA finalize a Tribal Climate Adaptation Plan to become more resilient and prioritize next steps for action and implementation. TE also worked with WTGHA to host a regional Tribal Leadership Exchange, capturing the stories of Elders, leaders, and members in Season 2 of “The Leadership Exchange Podcast.”

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Bourne, MA: Resilience Investment System Implementation Strategy

Client: Town of Bourne, MA

Timeline: 2020-2022

Through this two-phase project, TE developed climate action and investment system strategies to identify the Town's greatest climate needs and explore sustainable and scalable financing options to achieve long-term project implementation.

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Portsmouth, RI: Climate Resilience Planning and Financing Strategy

Client: Town of Portsmouth, RI

Timeline: 2020 - 2021

TE developed a resilience capital improvement program (RCIP) and a comprehensive Climate Resilience Action and Financing Strategy that collectively identify priority resilience needs and opportunities for funding and implementation.

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Planning to Action: Climate Toolkit (PACT)

Client: SNEP Network

Timeline: 2020 - 2023

TE adapted and expanded the existing US Climate Toolkit to guide communities through the process of turning climate planning into sustainable financing of on-the-ground projects. PACT was developed for use in the SNEP Network technical assistance projects in Bourne, MA; Portsmouth, RI; WTGHA (MA); and Middletown, RI.

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Wareham, RI: Leadership Exchange & Sustainable Redevelopment

Client: Town of Wareham, MA

Timeline: June 2020 - March 2021

TE hosted a leadership exchange webinar and podcast series to inform the redevelopment of Wareham Village with a focus on resilience, stormwater management, and green infrastructure. TE also explored sustainable finance opportunities associated with Wareham’s redevelopment, including public-private partnership opportunities.

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Pleasant Bay Alliance: Stormwater & Resilience Funding Strategy

Client: Pleasant Bay Alliance

Timeline: 2020 - 2021

TE outlined sustainable and scalable financing options for stormwater management across the four Pleasant Bay Alliance communities on Cape Cod, Massachusetts (the Towns of Brewster, Chatham, Harwich, and Orleans).

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COVID-19 Preparedness and Recovery Webinars

Partners: Association of Climate Change Officers, SNEP Network

Timeline: Spring 2020

TE co-hosted a four-part webinar series examining how communities can respond to the pandemic while building a stronger New England, revitalizing communities, and protecting against future disasters.

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