This Northwest Climate Hub series, “Adaptation in Action,” highlights the climate resilience work of those implementing climate change adaptation and mitigation practices on the ground. These profiles highlight the work of farmers, ranchers, foresters, land managers, and scientists. The profiles include specific information about project implementation, tools used, funding received, and suggestions for individuals interested in adopting similar practices.
Reducing Urban Heat through Tree Planting in Boise
This Adaptation in Action profile highlights Boise, Idaho’s tree planting campaign to reduce urban heat, offset greenhouse gas emissions and build more resilient forests both within the city and…
Food Security and Justice at Calypso Farm, Alaska
This Adaptation in Action profile highlights Calypso Farm’s efforts to increase community access to local food and agricultural education.
Targeted Grazing for Wildfire Fuel Breaks
This Adaptation in Action profile highlights the use of targeted cattle grazing to create fuel breaks for wildfire containment in the Great Basin.
Climate Resilience at Peak of Abundance Urban Farm
This Adaptation in Action profile highlights the use of high tunnels, shade cloths, and drip irrigation at Peak of Abundance urban farm in Spokane, WA.
Assisted Population Migration for Forests of the Future in Washington
This Adaptation in Action profile describes the use of seeds adapted to current and future climates for assisted migration in Washington.
Integrating Climate Change into Watershed Planning on the Gifford Pinchot National Forest
Restoring functioning watersheds in Washington helps national forests adapt to changing snowpack and streamflow.
Virtual Fencing Excludes Cattle from Burned Areas in Sagebrush Steppe
This Adaptation in Action profile highlights the exclusion of cattle from a burned area within a sagebrush steppe pasture using virtual fencing technology.