Urban Topics from the Northwest Hub Region
Northwest Urban Forests and Climate Change
Urban forests in the Northwest reduce urban heat islands, making cities more climate resilient and environmentally just.
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 across the city and state.
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.
Urban Agriculture and Climate Change in the Northwest
Robust urban agriculture systems in the Northwest can increase locally available foods and help urban areas adapt to climate change.
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.