About Adaptation Planning in Memramcook-Tantramar
Due to its low-lying coastal location, the Memramcook-Tantramar region is one of the most vulnerable areas to climate change in NB. The region has been impacted by hurricanes and coastal storm surges, faster erosion rates, fresh water floods, wind storms, and longer drought periods, etc. Annual temperatures are increasing. Storms are becoming more intense and more frequent. Sea levels are rising. Storms are leading to more frequent devastation. These impacts can affect the economy, infrastructure, livelihoods, safety, and human health. Thus, local communities in the Memramcook-Tantramar have climate adaptation/resilience plans. The Chignecto Climate Change Collaborative also has a regional action plan. These plans have been coordinated by EOS and funded by the NB Environmental Trust Fund. EOS works with implementation committees to constantly review plans, report on progress and renew or develop new plans.
Village of Port Elgin
Village of Dorchester
Town of Sackville
Note that future progress reports and municipal plan implementation will be coordinated by Town of Sackville staff.
Community-Based Climate Change Resilience Guide for Residents, Businesses and Organizations in Sackville
This guide complements the Town of Sackville’s municipal adaptation plan above and offers a resource for the community. Community focus groups, key informant interviews and over 250 responses were collected from residents, students and business owners in a community survey. All of this information was compiled into the guide.
Chignecto Climate Change Collaborative
Formerly the Tantramar Climate Change Adaptation Collaborative, this network of 90+ professionals works on adaptation issues across the Chignecto region and is coordinated by EOS. Find out more about the CCCC here. The CCCC has a 5 year action plan to help advance adaptation at the regional level.