Events & Resources

Member Highlight – Tulalip Tribes

The Tulalip Tribes are the successors in interest to the Snohomish, Snoqualmie, and Skykomish and other allied bands signatory to the Treaty of Point Elliot of 1855. As part of the treaty, our ancestors ceded millions of acres of land in exchange for the recognition and protection of our inherent rights to sovereignty and self-determination. … Continue reading Member Highlight – Tulalip Tribes

Washington Department of Natural Resources Climate Resilience Strategy Workshop Recap

On October 3rd, the Puget Sound Climate Preparedness Collaborative co-hosted a half day workshop with the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (WA DNR) on their forthcoming climate resilience strategy and local level needs related to climate preparedness.  Over 45 experts from various sectors, primarily from the central Puget Sound region, attended the workshop to … Continue reading Washington Department of Natural Resources Climate Resilience Strategy Workshop Recap

10th Annual Northwest Climate Conference Recap

The 10th annual Northwest Climate Conference celebrated its 10th year this fall, bringing together more than 400 attendees from the public and private sector to share knowledge, ideas, and best practices related to climate change impacts and adaptation in the Pacific Northwest. The conference was held October 8-10 in Portland, Oregon. This year’s conference sessions … Continue reading 10th Annual Northwest Climate Conference Recap

Future Events

Each event hosted by the Collaborative will focus on a climate preparedness issue of importance to local, tribal, and county governments as well as regional agencies. Future topics may include wildfires, flooding, state-level action, public health, and hazard mitigation planning. The goal of these workshops is to increase understanding of climate impacts and preparedness issues, … Continue reading Future Events

Past Event: Managing Western Washington Wildfire Risk in a Changing Climate

The Puget Sound Climate Preparedness Collaborative, along with co-hosts from the University of Washington Climate Impacts Group, the Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center, and the Tulalip Tribes, hosted a one-day workshop on Managing Western Washington Wildfire Risk in a Changing Climate on Monday, December 3 in Tulalip, WA.  Recent smoke events in western Washington – driven by large wildfires in the Northwest, British … Continue reading Past Event: Managing Western Washington Wildfire Risk in a Changing Climate

Past Event: Addressing Sea Level Rise in Shoreline Master Programs Workshop

The Puget Sound Climate Preparedness Collaborative hosted the Addressing Sea Level Rise in Shoreline Master Programs Workshop on August 2, 2018. Over the next two years, shoreline jurisdictions in the Puget Sound region will update their Shoreline Master Programs, creating an opportunity to strengthen local-level responses to sea level rise. This one-day workshop addressed how to best incorporate sea … Continue reading Past Event: Addressing Sea Level Rise in Shoreline Master Programs Workshop

Past Event: Climate Change & Extreme Precipitation in Puget Sound Spring Workshop

Friday, May 11, 2018 The Puget Sound Climate Preparedness Collaborative hosted an inaugural workshop at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. This convening provided an opportunity to connect with a broad network of experts and leaders as they discussed the regional and local needs and opportunities related to climate change, extreme precipitation, and stormwater management. The event was … Continue reading Past Event: Climate Change & Extreme Precipitation in Puget Sound Spring Workshop