Puget Sound Climate Preparedness workshop (Oct. 3)

Please join the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (WA DNR) and the Puget Sound Climate Preparedness Collaborative on October 3rd from 11am – 3pm in Seattle for a workshop on DNR’s forthcoming climate resilience strategy and local level needs related to climate preparedness.

WA DNR is developing a climate change resilience strategy to guide planning related to the agency’s high-priority climate-related risks and responses, and to spur collaboration between WA DNR, communities, and other entities in preparing for and adapting to the impacts of climate change.

As part of the strategy’s development, WA DNR would like to hear from local government stakeholders and other partners about the challenges, needs, and opportunities they face in planning for and building climate resilience. WA DNR is also requesting feedback on preliminary themes emerging from the planning process. Input gathered at this meeting will be used to inform the plan’s strategies and identify potential partnership opportunities. 

Please save the date for this opportunity to help shape the DNR strategy and to share your experiences and insights on local climate resilience with peers. 

WHAT:      Input for WA DNR climate resilience plan

WHEN:     Thursday, October 3, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

WHERE:    Downtown Seattle, location TBD

WHO:       Local governments, tribal governments, agencies, and organizations actively engaged in planning and  implementing actions to build climate resilience in Puget Sound, and WA DNR staff

RSVP:        Via Eventbrite. This is a free event and lunch will be provided.

We invite you to share this with colleagues in your organization who are also working on adaptation or climate resiliency.  

Questions? Please contact Dan Stonington at dan.stonington@dnr.wa.gov, executive policy advisor with DNR, or me with any questions.

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