The Climate Resiliency program is committed to developing broad, diverse, and inclusive partnerships to guarantee that our efforts are effective, equitable, and carries us towards a more climate-resilient future. Our work involves supporting rural communities in transitioning to clean and renewable energy sources, which helps in reducing carbon emissions, lowering costs, and preserving natural resources. In addition, we collaborate closely with local partners to put in place practical actions to prepare our communities for the risk of wildfire.
El programa estatal Desarrollo de Energía Rural para Washington (Rural Energy Development for Washington) ayuda a implementar proyectos de eficiencia energética y energía renovable en las granjas y en las pequeñas empresas rurales proporcionando.
The Pierce County Rural Climate Dialogue brought together a microcosm of the county for a five-day deliberative event modeled on the Citizens’ Jury method of deliberative democracy. Participants were tasked with creating a shared, community-based response to climate change and extreme weather events.
Pierce Conservation District offers residents free wildfire services to improve the safety and defensible space of their homes against wildfire risks. Services include hazard ignition zone structure assessments, education, Firewise training, and delivery of other valuable safety resources.