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In 2010, the Model Forest Policy Program (MFPP), the Cumberland River Compact, and the Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association (NSEA) came together to create a climate adaptation plan for the community of Whatcom County, Washington. It came about because MFPP recognized the critical need for local community resilience against the impacts of climate change by protecting forest and water resources. This climate adaptation plan for Whatcom County, WA presents the results of a year of community team effort, deep and broad information gathering, critical analysis and thoughtful planning.

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200 — 2006 West 10th Avenue
V6J 2B3 Vancouver, BC
Canada
50° 0' 27.8604" N, 124° 45' 38.6712" W
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Preparing for Climate Change: An Implementation Guide for Local Governments in BC is designed to assist local government elected officials and staff, including planners, engineers, chief administrative officers, financial officers and others, to plan and act in ways that will make their communities more resilient to the impacts of climate change. This resource identifies the tools that local governments can use to implement climate change adaptation strategies.

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This publication is the product of an international study led by the Division for Sustainable Development (DSD) of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) in cooperation with the Ministry of Environment, Foreign Trade and Export Development of Grenada.

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As a coastal state, Delaware’s economy and quality of life have historically been linked to its shores, its vast expanses of protected tidal wetlands, and its fertile farm fields.

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Making Climate-Resilient Communities: HRWC is bringing together our community partners up and down the river to examine the topic of a changing climate and how communities in the watershed, and Michigan, can maintain quality of life under projected scenarios. GLISA and River Network are partners.

Saving Water Saves Energy:In an effort to begin both mitigating and adapting to climate change the Masco Corporation Foundation and HRWC have launched a 3-year project to develop and disseminate a home “Saving Water Saves Energy” campaign and toolkit for distribution to households in Southeast Michigan and for use by HRWC business partners as well as watershed organizations across the country.

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1100 N. Main, Suite 210
48104 Ann Arbor, MI
United States
42° 17' 7.5732" N, 83° 44' 16.0548" W

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Louisiana's Comprehensive Master Plan for a Sustainable Coast - Integrated Ecosystem Restoration and Hurricane ProtectionThe Comprehensive Master Plan is the principal means for establishing a clear set of priorities for comprehensive coastal protection in Louisiana. This first report from 2007 presents a series of recommended hurricane protection and coastal restoration measures. Maps and explanations about the measures, as well as a management strategy for implementing them are also provided.

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