Explore courses to help build knowledge and implementation of nature-based solutions.
This University of Hawaii course provides planners, government officials, and hazard mitigation professionals information on the types, applications, and benefits of nature-based solutions as well as the common barriers for their use.
Beyond an overview of nature-based solutions, the course focuses on the planning and implementation mechanisms that can be leveraged to employ these solutions in practice. FEMA collaborated with the National Disaster Preparedness Training Center in Hawaii to develop this course.
This course offered by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) prepares coastal planners and managers for planning and implementing green or natural infrastructure projects to reduce coastal natural hazards in their communities.
This Environmental Protection Agency module is intended for water quality and hazard mitigation professionals that are interested in integrating water quality issues and/or nature-based solutions into state or local Hazard Mitigation Plans (HMPs) and highlights the benefits of working across water quality and hazard mitigation programs.