To support building capacity and expertise at the municipal level for the implementation of nature-based climate solutions in this project, we are heavily focused on meaningful engagement with municipalities. This engagement is centered around two main stages of the project: the development of the cost-benefits framework for nature-based infrastructure, and training, education, and promotion of the cost-benefits tool. Throughout the entire project, we are working closely with the Union of Municipalities of New Brunswick and L’Association francophone des municipalités du Nouveau-Brunswick.

Presently on the second stage of this project, we will be hosting training sessions in different areas of the province with municipal staff and elected officials on the cost-benefits tool to illustrate how it can be applied in a decision-making context and to encourage the use of it to support growth in the use of nature-based climate solutions in early 2024. 

January 9th, 2024 - Saint John

January 18th, 2024 - Fredericton

January 25th, 2024 - Tantramar

January 30th, 2024 - Beaurivage

February 1st, 2024 - Shippagan

February 8th, 2024 - Moncton

February 15th, 2024 - Online French

February 20th, 2024 - Online English

In the first stage of the project, we hosted five engagement sessions throughout New Brunswick to understand what challenges and barriers municipalities face in implementing nature-based climate solutions as well as their levels of interest in pursuing them.

These engagement sessions took place on:

February 22nd, 2023 – Dieppe

February 28
th, 2023 – Fredericton

February 28th, 2023 – Edmundston

March 13th, 2023 - Online

March 21st, 2023 – Quispamsis/Saint John

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