- Learn about green infrastructure and other natural- and nature-based features (NNBF)that can help manage water quantity and improve water quality.
- Watch Wetlands Watch SLR “Sojourn” videos.
- Read "Virginia Homeowner’s Handbook to Prepare for Natural Hazards"
- Learn about "Fight the Flood which connects property owners facing rising flood waters with funding mechanisms
- Be a citizen scientist and participate in projects that support coastal resilience, such as Measure the Muck or Catch the King Tide
- Help identify important community assets and flooding challenges by contributing to the ASERT participatory map.
- Support the various environmental nonprofits in Hampton Roads.
- Become familiar with general resources for residents.
- Protect yourself from flood losses by having flood insurance. Use a Flood Risk Calculator.
- Assess your carbon footprint with a Carbon Footprint Calculator.
- Engage youth in environmental education
- Encourage youth in resilience efforts
- Start now doing simple things that help.
- Businesses can also be resilient.
Check out other ODU faculty research related to coastal adaptation and resilience in the ICAR Digital Commons collection.
ASERT Participatory Map for Community Resilience, Sea Grant Virginia and Institute for Coastal Adaptation and Resilience, Old Dominion University
Businesses Can Also Be Resilient, Juita-Elena (Wie) Yusuf
Carbon Footprint Calculator, United States. Environmental Protection Agency
'Catch the King' Tide, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William & Mary
Environmental Non-Profit Organizations in Hampton Roads, Juita-Elena (Wie) Yusuf
Fight the Flood, Middle Peninsula Planning District Commission
Flood Risk Calculator, Daniel Richards
Get Flood Fluent, Hampton Roads Planning District Commission
Green Infrastructure at ODU: Walking Tour, Austin C. Connito
Measure the Muck (MTM), Margaret Mulholland
Nature-Based Solutions, Center for Coastal Resource Management, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William & Mary
ODU Campus Tree Trail, George McLeod
Resilient Youth: South Hampton Roads, Elizabeth River Project
Simple Things You Can Do Today, Juita-Elena (Wie) Yusuf
Virginia Homeowner’s Handbook to Prepare for Natural Hazards, Institute for Coastal Adaptation and Resilience, Old Dominion University; Virginia Sea Grant; and Virginia Department of Emergency Management
Wetlands Watch SLR “Sojourn” Videos, Wetlands Watch
Youth Resilience Clearinghouse from the Elizabeth River Project, Elizabeth River Project
Youth Educational Activity: Survey Your Neighbors, Friends, and Family, Juita-Elena Yusuf