September 1-2, 2015; San Diego, CA


Join us at a workshop for Southern California Tribes to learn about developing and implementing climate adaptation plans.
Participants will learn about identifying current and future impacts of climate change on tribal natural resources, ways to assess tribal-specific vulnerabilities, and develop adaptation strategies. We will also discuss opportunities to obtain funding to help develop and implement climate adaptation plans.

Key Speakers

  • Sue Wotkyns, Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals
  • Nilmini Silva, Assistant Director Energy Policy Initiatives Center, Co-Principal Investigator Climate Education Partners, University of San Diego
  • Mike Connolly (Kumeyaay) President, Laguna Resources Services, Inc.

The workshop is being collaboratively hosted by the CA LCC, CA Dept. of Water Resources, Southwest Climate Science Center, CA State Coastal Conservancy, and San Diego Climate Science Alliance.


Poster Session - September 1st 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM


We are seeking posters that illustrate climate adaptation planning projects. Tribal, non-tribal, and student work are all acceptable. We are also siiking posters or similar presentation materials that hightlight funging or partnership opportunities for Tribes doing climate adaptation planning projects. 


If you are interested in doing a poster or sharing resources and opportunities, please contact Stephanie Lucero ( or 916-505-0177) by August 21st.



Speaker Presentations

​Click here to access the Climate Adaptation Planning Toolkit.

Event date: 
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 (All day) to Wednesday, September 2, 2015 (All day)
Event location: 
San Diego, CA