Joanne Throwe to Speak at Annual Resilient Virginia Conference

Throwe Environmental President Joanne Throwe will speak at the upcoming 2021 Resilient Virginia Annual Conference on Friday, August 27, 2021. The session will focus on examples from urban and rural communities on approaches to resiliency that include climate risk assessments that lead to economic, health, and equity considerations.

Resilient Virginia 2021: From Recovery to Resilience

From Resiliency Plans to Action Plans
Friday, August 27th, 10:10 AM – 12:30 PM EST

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Once resiliency solutions are identified, the challenge becomes implementation of the prioritized actions. This workshop takes an in-depth look at urban and rural localities in Virginia and elsewhere that are making progress on the critical next steps of implementation. This session will include a discussion of how to address and overcome policy and funding challenges.


  • Joanne Throwe, President, Throwe Environmental
  • Doug Beaver, Chief Resilience Officer, City of Norfolk, VA
  • Gwen Griffith, Resilient Rural America Project, Model Forest Policy Program


  • Anna McGinn, Policy Manager, Environmental and Energy Study Institute