Climate Change Adaptation

EOS conducts a range of research, action and outreach on climate change adaptation. We raise awareness of local impacts and how people can prepare and adapt. Check out our many adaptation projects below.

Planting a rain garden in Port Elgin

Natural Infrastructure Projects


Community/Urban Forest Project (2021-2024)

Monitoring and Maintenance of Food Forests and the Green Roof (Spring-Summer 2022)

Collaborating on Natural Infrastructure (2021-2022)

How Nature Can Help us Adapt to Climate Change (2021-2022) – Watch the webinars

Green Roof Project (2020-2022)

School Food Forests Project (2021)

Sackville Rain Garden Program (2018-2021)


Climate Change and Mental Health Projects 

Climate Stress Workshops (2019-2020)

Climate Change and Mental Resiliency (2018-2019)


Climate Change Adaptation Planning

Great Ideas for Inspiring Community Resilience to Climate Change

Adaptation Plans and Progress Reports

Implementing Climate Action Plans in Tantramar (2019-2020)

Dorchester Adaptation Plan (2017)

Climate Change Adaptation Planning (2016-2017)

Climate Change Adaptation Planning (2015-2016)

Port Elgin Adaptation Plan (Feb 2016)

Sackville Adaptation Plan (April 2016)

Climate Change Adaptation in Tantramar (2014-15)


Emergency Preparedness

72 hour emergency kit checklist


Community Resilience Projects

Going Beyond 72 Hour Preparedness: Resiliency Skills

Great Ideas for Inspiring Community Resilience to Climate Change

Sackville Community Climate Change Resilience Survey (Fall 2020)

Sackville Community Climate Change Resilience Project (2020-2021)


Flood Risk Reduction Projects

Home Flood Risk Reduction Assessment Program (2022-2023)

Sump Pump Bulk Purchase Program (winter 2021)

#RainAsA Resource – Summer 2019

Depaving Project (2019)

Backwater Valve Bulk Program (2019)

Preparing for Flooding in Tantramar

It Never Rains but it Pours – Storm Water Management Options for Tantramar Residents


Sea Level Rise Awareness Projects

Sea Level Rise and How Nature Can Help (2020-2021)


Climate Change Adaptation Education

Climate Change Week

Chignecto Climate Change Video Challenge 2020

EOS Lesson Plans and Activities

Climate Change Education and Engagement (2013-14)

Climate Change Education Resources


Chignecto Climate Change Collaborative

EOS coordinates the Chignecto Climate Change Collaborative, a network of professionals working on adaptation issues across the Chignecto Isthmus region. It was previously called the Tantramar Climate Change Adaptation Collaborative.


Climate Change Adaptation Resources

A variety of free brochures, toolkits, and how-to guides:


Our Funders

  • New Brunswick Environmental Trust Fund
  • Eco Action (Environment and Climate Change Canada)
  • Green Communities Canada
  • Fresh Water Alliance
  • Our Living Waters
  • Sackville Memorial Hospital Foundation
  • Horizon Health Network (COIN-G)
  • Mount Allison Students’ Union’s Green Investment Fund