Examples of climate resilient rivers and watershed projects include river corridor assessment and mapping, analysis of potential sources of pollution in a watershed, watershed management plans, and zoning bylaw updates. Other projects focus on innovative technologies and techniques that mitigate impacts to resource areas, particularly water resources. Examples of projects include river restoration and flood mitigation projects, and the planning and implementation of stormwater management and climate change adaptation projects.
Climate resilient stormwater management practices in a rural area like Franklin County are an essential component of efforts to preserve natural resources, protect critical transportation infrastructure, and foster sustainable growth and development.
Learn more about healthy and climate resilient rivers by navigating through this StoryMap.
The Toolkit can be used by state agency staff, communities and landowners in the Deerfield River Watershed and across the Commonwealth who are interested in river restoration and protection, climate…
A Framework for Resilience is the first watershed-based climate change resiliency plan in the Commonwealth. The Deerfield River Watershed includes all or a portion of fourteen Franklin County towns: Ashfield, Buckland,…
These reports provide a summary of the road-stream crossings (culverts and bridges) in the towns linked below that are considered to be at high risk of failure from heavy precipitation…
Kimberly MacPhee, P.G., CFM