Research Support for The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy Research

Research Support for The Nature Conservancy

Research support to create "flood smart communities" for the communities of Greece, Parma and Hilton, NY.

In partnership with municipalities and non-governmental organizations, the Regional Institute is working on a plan to create “flood smart communities,” that is, communities that are resilient to flooding, drainage and stormwater issues.

Research components include:

Community Flood Survey Findings

Flooding Vulnerability Assessment Mapping

Scenario Planning & Cost Benefit Analysis – to understand the costs of flooding and potential savings from future actions