Clallam commissioners adopt climate change work plan

(Peninsula Daily News 4/12/16) PORT ANGELES — Clallam County commissioners have approved a work plan to adapt to potential impacts of climate change. After hearing testimony from a split group of public speakers Tuesday, county commissioners voted 3-0 to pass a resolution directing six county departments to consider impacts and strategies contained in a North …

Local climate adaptation report released

Presentation at the PA Public Library Nov. 11, 6 pm 2009 The grant project on which OCA served as a partner is now complete, and the Climate Change Preparedness Plan for the North Olympic Peninsula is available online and at the Port Angeles, Sequim, and Port Townsend libraries.  The project coordinators will be giving a …

Local climate presentations this Wednesday

Local climate study and other local/state climate actions to be discussed by DRMT This Wednesday, at a meeting of the Dungeness River Management Team at the Dungeness River Audubon Center, climate change will be the central focus: At 2:20: Climate Change on the Olympic Peninsula Kate Dean and Cindy Jayne, North Olympic Peninsula Resource Conservation …

Climate adaptation grant for North Olympic Peninsula

Olympic Climate Action helped develop this grant , "Planning for Climate Change on the North Olympic Peninsula Summary" and serves as a partner on it.  We will encourage local elected bodies to implement the changes recommended in the report, which will be developed with reference to the best available science and in discussion with the …

Climate adaptation grant announced in PT Leader

This commentary piece in the Port Townsend Leader describes the grant on which OCA is collaborating with the North Olympic Peninsula Resource Conservation & Development Council, to study the probable impacts of climate change on the North Olympic Peninsula and work with local governments to develop strategies to take those impacts into account.

OCA helps land climate-impacts grant

A consortium led by the North Olympic Peninsula Resource Conservation and Development Council, including Olympic Climate Action in Clallam County and the Local 2020 Climate Action Group in east Jefferson County, has been awarded a $152,000 grant from the National Estuary Program's Watershed Protection & Restoration Fund, administered by the the WA State Dept. of Ecology.  The project, pending finalization of …