Climate Change Adaptation Planning Documents of the Northwest

John Day River, Oregon

Adaptation strategies provide long-term guidance for states, counties, Tribes and communities to plan for future change with the best available science regarding anticipated climate change impacts. These documents are intended to inform a range of planning process at a variety of scales. They are generated at multiple levels of governance, nesting larger-scale impacts and objectives with values, priorities and concerns that are specific to people and their environment at a particular place and time. Below is a growing list of adaptation plans organized by audience level, including regional, state, county, Tribes, community scales, and more.