The Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR) and the Integrated Climate Adaptation and Resiliency Program (ICARP) are pleased to invite public comment on the Adaptation Planning Grant Program (APGP) Draft Round 1 Grant Guidelines for public review from September 28, 2022 to October 28, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
To learn more about our approach, including how the APGP will help local, regional and tribal communities identify climate resilience priorities, address planning needs, and support the development of a pipeline of climate resilient infrastructure projects across the state, visit the APGP Webpage and read the latest news announcement.
Public comments can be made during guideline workshops, submitted via email to email@example.com, or mailed to “Office of Planning and Research, 1400 10th St, Sacramento, CA 95814” no later than October 28th at 5:00p.m. If you like accessibility or language access accommodations for the workshops, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A special guideline workshop will focus on Tribal Communities will take place on Thursday, October 20, please register here:
Guideline Workshop for Tribal Communities
Thursday, October 20, 2022 @1:00
Register for the workshop by hitting the read more button below.
The Final Guidelines will be published online following the public review period. Additional information is available on the APGP Webpage. To receive updates on the Adaptation Planning Grant Program, please sign up for the APGP Email List.
Thank you for helping ensure the Adaptation Planning Grant Program is supporting your urgent climate adaption planning needs.
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The event will feature experts from diverse sectors who will explore key challenges and opportunities to address extreme heat.
The Symposium is open to the public. Guests may attend the event in-person at the California Natural Resources Agency Headquarters (715 P Street, 1st Floor Auditorium, Sacramento, CA 95814) or virtually via Zoom.
Reasonable Accommodation & Language Access: The Symposium will be hybrid, with in-person and remote participation options. Both options will have opportunities for participants to submit questions. To register for the Zoom, please hit the read more button below. CNRA and OPR remain steadfast in their goals to promote transparency and public participation. To do so, CNRA and OPR have arranged for multiple options to listen, view, and/or comment during the symposium.
If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to fully participate in this event, please email Kimberly Arbuckle, at Kimberly.Arbuckle@resources.ca.gov, as soon as possible to discuss your accessibility needs.
Spanish translation will be provided virtually. In-person interpretation services may be provided upon request. To ensure availability of these services, please make your request no later than 14 days prior to the meeting by contacting Kimberly Arbuckle, at Kimberly.Arbuckle@resources.ca.gov.
Servicios de accesibilidad adicionales, como traducción de inglés a otros idiomas, pueden hacerse disponibles si usted los pide. Para asegurar la disponibilidad de estos servicios, por favor haga su petición 14 días antes del taller público, a Kimberly Arbuckle at Kimberly.Arbuckle@resources.ca.gov.
When: November 28-30, 2022
What: The Summit will engage Tribal leaders, citizens, staff, youth and collaborators in conversation about navigating the cultural, economic, and social challenges of climate change. Our goals include:
Hear from Tribal communities on the frontlines of climate change;
Explore what a just transition looks like for diverse Tribal Nations; and
Discuss how Tribal sovereignty and co-management can advance climate action.
Who: Audience includes:
Tribal leaders, staff, and interested citizens;
Tribal and non-tribal organization staff; and
Tribal collaborators (including advocacy groups, academics, or governmental staff).
Lodging: The Summit will be held at the Northern Quest Resort; a block of rooms has been reserved at a reduced rate ($129/night) until Oct. 31, 2022. To make a reservation, call 1-877-871-6772 and mention the “ATNI Climate Summit (Block 27309)”.
Presentations: Want to present a poster or lightning (3 to 5 min.) talk? Submit your abstract today!
MONDAY NOVEMBER 28
Registration; Welcome, drum circle, sponsored networking reception
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29
8:45 am Opening (Facilitator: TBD)
8:50 am Welcoming Prayer: Kalispel or Spokane Tribe
9:00 am Keynote IA: Fawn Sharp, National Congress of American Indians President (invited)
9:30 am Keynote IB: Daniel Wildcat, Haskell Indian Nations University
10:00 am Panel I: Front Line Communities and Climate Change. (Facilitator: TBD) This session will explore the climate challenges being faced by Tribal communities and identify strategies for successful Tribal climate actions.
11:15 am Breakout I: Front Line Communities
Session II (Facilitator: TBD)
12:00 pm Lunch and Keynote II: Frank Ettawageshik (invited)
1:30 pm Panel II: A Just Transition for Tribal Nations Panel (Panelists: TBD)
2:45 pm Breakout II: Just Transition for Tribal Nations
3:30 pm Day 1 Wrap-up and Reflections
4:30 pm Lightning Presentations and Networking Session (Facilitator: Amelia Marchand)
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30
8:45 am Opening (Facilitator: TBD)
8:50 am Welcoming Prayer: Kalispel or Spokane Tribe
Session III (Facilitator: TBD)
9:00 am Welcome and Keynote III: Debra Lekanoff, Representative of the 40th Legislative
District in Washington State
9:30 am Panel III: Sovereignty and Co-management. This session will explore the impacts of climate change on tribal sovereignty, trust resources and treaty rights and examine how co-management and other federal policies can assist Tribes in achieving goals related to Tribal sovereignty and climate change.
10:45 am Breakout III: Sovereignty and Co-management
12:00 pm Lunch and Raffle (Keynote: TBD)
Session IV (Facilitator: TBD)
1:00 pm Tribute to Terry Williams (Tulalip Tribes)
NCAI President Fawn Sharp; ATNI President Leonard Forsman, Yellowwash Washines, & others
3:00 pm Closing
Summit Partners include Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians, Bureau of Indian Affairs, PNW Tribal Climate Change Network, Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center, Oregon State Univ., World Medical Guide., Univ. of Washington, Washington Environmental Council, and Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals.
Chas Jones, Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians
Amelia Marchand, Affiliated Tribes of NW Indians / NW Climate Adaptation Science Center
Luhui Whitebear, Oregon State University
Clarita Lefthand-Begay, Univ. of Washington
Jody Olney, Washington Environmental Council
Nikki Cooley, Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals
John Mankowski, Mankowski Environmental
Kathy Lynn, Tribal Climate Change Network
To inquire about being a speaker or presenter, the agenda, youth participation, exhibits, or sponsorship opportunities, please contact Chas Jones, ATNI Climate Change Program Director at email@example.com.
To register, hit the read more button below.
The Commission will retain remote public participation similar to our online meeting format. This hybrid platform allows the public to participate in multiple ways.
To participate in person, please join the Commission at the Warren-Alquist State Energy Building, 1516 9th Street, Rosenfeld Hearing Room, Sacramento, CA 95814. Masks are strongly recommended for all regardless of vaccination status, but not required.
To participate remotely, you may join the meeting on Zoom (https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83534702265?pwd=T2VHc0FsNFMwSXhFNWhjK2FhSWJtdz09). More detailed instructions on how to use Zoom and participate in the meeting can be found on the Commission website.
Offer verbal comments by telephone by calling one of the numbers below:
Meeting ID: 835 3470 2265
Individuals who only want to watch or listen can view the live webcast at: https://www.water-ca.com as it preserves interactive meeting resources for those who are commenting on items.
Public comments made in person will precede public comments from remote participants. For those wishing to make an in-person comment, comment cards will be available at the meeting to establish a comment queue.
Written comments received at the Commission office by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, October 17, 2022, will be made available to Commissioners prior to the meeting. Comments related to meeting agenda items will not be edited and will be posted to the Commission’s webpage in their entirety. Individuals who require special accommodations are requested to contact the Commission by phone at: (916) 873-5774 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.