Flood and groundwater climate change modeling is underway to inform development of resilience projects for the local farming community. Learn about the latest progress of this initiative here.
Get the latest on development of an Agriculture Resilience Plan for Snohomish County in Washington. The goal of this farmer-led initiative is to implement a strategy to maintain agricultural viability in the face climate related changes and a growing population.
The Nature Conservancy is working with the state Department of Ecology, Sea Grant and others through the Washington Coastal Resilience Project (WCRP) to update Washington’s coastal planning guidance on sea-level rise, and are using Coastal Resilience to visualize flooding potential for communities in the hopes of influencing restoration decisions to maintain resilience along a changing coastline.
Join us on a journey through Washington’s ecosystems, to find out how climate-change impacts each individually — as well as comprehensively. By understanding how our landscapes, neighborhoods and climate are all connected, we can better forge our own connections to adapt together.
Washington has more than 2,300 miles of coastline that sustain communities, livelihoods, recreation and diverse ecosystems. Though robust, our coasts are especially vulnerable to climate-change impacts, including flooding, sea-level rise, increased erosion and others.
Floodplains by Design uses science, collaboration and partnership to create and integrate projects that improve flood protection for towns and farms, restore salmon habitats, improve water quality and enhance outdoor recreation.