Safeguarding California – The States Plan for Reducing Climate Risk

The State released the final Safeguarding California Plan for Reducing Climate Risk. The plan updates the 2009 California Climate Adaptation Strategy, highlights climate risks in nine sectors in California, discusses progress to date, and makes realistic sector-specific recommendations. Please visit http://www.resources.ca.gov/climate/for the final report.

Considering Multiple Futures: Scenario Planning to Address Uncertainty in Natural Resource Conservation

A new guide to scenario planning for natural resource management has been released: Considering Multiple Futures: Scenario Planning to Address Uncertainty in Natural Resource Conservation. This guide covers a range of scenario planning approaches and outlines 12 case studies in which this approach is being applied to natural resource management and climate change issues in the US.

West Coast Ocean Acidification and Hypoxia Science Panel

The West Coast Ocean Acidification and Hypoxia Science Panel was established in 2013 by the California Ocean Protection Council. The panel now has website that will disseminate information and distribute products produced by the Panel as they work to identify coastwide management approaches and provide an example for other regions striving to combat the effects of ocean acidification and hypoxia.

Board Meeting Minutes, 6 June 2014

Coastal Ecosystems Institute of Northern California Board Minutes Meeting: 6 June 2014 Board members present: Darren Mierau, Jill Demers, Frank Shaughnessy, Becky Price-Hall, and Sharon Kramer.  Susan Schlosser (by phone) Quorum present: Yes Absent: N/A   AGENDA 1:00        Board Recruitment update – Sharon 1:05        Web Design & Enews 1:25        Upcoming Grant Applications 1. OPC LCP Sea Read more.