Draft Climate Change Action Plan
The Columbia River Gorge Commission is seeking public comment on the draft Climate Change Action Plan. The period to comment has been extended through August 9, 2022. - LINK to Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Climate Action Plan 2022 - Draft for Public Comment. For easier navigation and to enable bookmarks, you may want to download the draft Action Plan to your computer.
Please submit your comments to ClimateAction@gorgecommission.org.
Commission staff will host four virtual Question and Answer sessions to provide an overview of the Action Plan and address questions. There will also be public comment opportunities at our July 12th and August 9th Commission meetings. Agendas and materials are posted on the Commission website at least one week in advance of those meetings.
Draft Climate Change Action Plan: Public Q&A Sessions – Zoom Meetings. Registration is required to attend the Q&A Sessions. Each session has a separate meeting registration link.
The Commission identified the need for a climate action plan during the Gorge 2020 Management Plan update and included a new Climate Change
chapter in the approved Plan.
Staff Reports and Resources
June 8, 2021
- Progress update on assessing vulnerabilities and setting criteria for prioritizing actions.
March 9, 2021
- Introduction to the climate change action planning process and approach.
For more information, please contact Jessica Olson, Natural Resources Planner.