A Leading Voice

Resiliency Florida

We’re a leading voice in Florida, helping communities in their efforts to plan and adapt for the future impacts of weather and sea level rise.

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“The implementation of long-term solutions will require time, coordination, research, planning and funding, none of which has been dedicated in significant enough quantities to combat this threat.”

– Roman Gastesi, Monroe County Administrator

from Resiliency Florida

Kristin Jacobs, Executive Director

Resiliency Florida Executive Director Kristin Jacobs at BDA Executive Forum Miami – October 18, 2018

Representatives says education and public awareness about Bermuda’s critical reinsurance market is vital, and Florida and Bermuda must work together on resiliency issues to benefit both stakeholder communities.

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Key Areas of Focus

When dealing with such a broad issue and important issue, we have chosen to focus on key areas that can have the most impact and result in the biggest change.

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Saltwater Intrusion is a Threat to the St. Johns River

Op-Ed by Lisa Rinaman, St. Johns Waterkeeper, Oct. 20, 2019 https://www.jacksonville.com/opinion/20191020/guest-column-saltwater-intrusion-is-threat-to-st-johns-river While some may view ...

More Parks and Resilient Spaces Hold Key to Fort Lauderdale’s Development, says Urban Land Institute

Caitie Switalski, WLRN, Oct. 18, 2019 Link: https://www.wlrn.org/post/more-parks-and-resilient-spaces-hold-key-fort-lauderdales-development-says-urban-land-institute More parks, more parks management, and more ...

Seas Are Rising in South Florida, So Why Don’t Tide Forecasts Show That?

Jenny Staletovich, WLRN, Oct. 18, 2019 Link: https://www.wlrn.org/post/seas-are-rising-south-florida-so-why-dont-tide-forecasts-show Some of the most dramatic sea rise ...

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