Guidance For Grantees
Grant Selection Criteria: The Conservancy Board updated the Climate Change Policy and the Project Selection Criteria on November 10, 2011.
Sea Level Rise Guidance: The Coastal Conservancy is a member of the California Coast and Ocean Climate Adaptation Team and has been involved in the development of the California Sea Level Rise Guidance. All Coastal Conservancy grantees and project partners are encouraged to use this guidance when evaluating potential impacts of sea level rise on a project.
Guidance for Addressing Climate Change in Conservancy Projects: The Coastal Conservancy has posted the first components of the Guidance for Addressing Climate Change in California Coastal Conservancy Projects. The purpose of the guidance is to assist you in understanding and applying the Conservancy’s adopted Climate Change Policy and Project Selection Criteria.
The completed sections of the guidance can be viewed through the links below:
- Introduction, Purpose and Description
- Section I: Addressing Project Greenhouse Gas Emissions
- Section IV: Vulnerability to Sea Level Rise
- Appendix VI.1, Best Management Practices Checklist for Project Grantees
- Appendix VI.2, Methodology for Calculating GHG Emissions and Reductions
- Appendix VI.3, State of California Sea-Level Rise Guidance Document, March 2013
- Appendix VI.4, Resolution of the California Ocean Protection Council on Sea Level Rise, March 11, 2011
The Conservancy is preparing the remaining sections of the guidance and will post them when they are available. These include:
- Section II: Overview of Climate Change Impacts
- Section III: Adaptive Management
- Section V: Vulnerability from Other Climate Change Impacts
- Appendix VI.5: Annotated Bibliography of Climate Change Adaptation and Greenhouse Gas Reduction Resources
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