Climate Kids - Tribes
Supporting Tribal Youth and Climate Education
Climate Kids - Tribes is a collaborative partnership with local Tribal Nations across the Southwestern United States. We bring our activities and curriculum to Tribal earth day events, youth field trips, school programs, and community events.
Connecting Wildlands and Communities
Planning for Climate-Ready Landscapes in SoCal
An interdisciplinary team exploring how connected landscapes can support adaptation and resilience to climate change for both ecosystems and local communities in southern California.
Elder and Knowledge Holder Fellowship
An Initiative with Sacred Places Institute
The Elder and Knowledge Holder Fellowship provides support for a Tribal Elder or Knowledge Holder to participate, advise, and support the Climate Science Alliance team and partners to elevate and incorporate the critical voice, perspective, and deep knowledge from Indigenous communities into projects and programs.
Manzanita Tribal Resilience Project
Building Climate Resilience for ‘Synaaw and the People
The Manzanita Band of the Kumeyaay Nation is moving forward with a vision to protect and conserve the lands under their stewardship. The Climate Science Alliance team is honored to take part and support the Tribe in creating the Manzanita Tribal Resilience Project – one part of a larger effort to address climate impacts and build resilience into the future.
Advancing Ecological, Cultural, and Community Resilience
This collaborative project will work to promote Tribal resilience by developing knowledge and supporting actions that enhance persistence of cultural practices with a focus on preserving the ecosystems and species that are integral to Tribal communities
Southern Montane Forests
A Climate-Informed Conservation Strategy
Southern California’s Montane forests are “sky islands” of mountain habitat that feature conifers and several oak species. The goal of this project is to advance our collective understanding of the vulnerabilities and challenges facing these forests and the opportunities and strategies for increasing forest resilience.
2022 SW Tribal Climate Change Summit
January 19 - 21, 2022
The Climate Science Alliance, in partnership with the La Jolla Band of Luiseño Indians and the Pala Band of Mission Indians, is excited to announce the 2022 Southwestern Tribal Climate Change Summit.
La Jolla 2019 Climate Adaptation Plan
La Jolla Band of Luiseño Indians
The 2019 Climate Adaptation Plan for the La Jolla Band of Luiseño Indians is a living document that provides a foundation for the Tribe to address climate change impacts to a variety of sectors including natural resources, infrastructure and economy, health and wellness, and community and culture.
2019 Tribal Climate Change Summit
August 13-16 , 2019
The 2019 Southwestern Tribal Climate Change Summit provided an opportunity to come together, focus on climate strategies and solutions, and advance Tribal resilience efforts throughout the Southwest and North America.
2017 Tribal Climate Change Summit
September 19-21, 2017
The inaugural Southwestern Tribal Climate Change Summit provided environmental professionals from regional Tribes and other organizations an opportunity to meet and discuss strategies to respond to current policies, regulatory initiatives, and technical topics.