Climate Change

The Georgetown Tribal Council worked last summer with the GEOS Institute, in order to complete a Vulnerability Assessment related to Climate Change for the Native Village of Georgetown and surrounding communities. It is our hope that this document will help all of those living in the area to better prepare for the future changes in our environment occuring because of climate change.  

Regional Climate Science Primer

This document gives a brief introduction to finding out What is Climate Change?  It gives a detailed look at the Historical Trends, and Future Projections for Climate Change Impacts in the Middle Kuskokwim Region.

Published June 2017

Vulnerability Assessment

Combining Traditional Ecolgoical Knowledge with Western Science, with input from Georgetown Members & Staff and others from the area, this document gives detailed information about the Vulnerabilities we face due to the changing climate, and concludes with those vulnerabilities being ranked.  

What is Climate Change? Where Can I Get More Information?

Everyone is talking about climate change!  What is it?  What kinds of projects can I do to address climate change in my community?  Where can I find funding for these types of projects?  Are their trainings available? 

If you have asked yourself any of the above questions, we have the resource that may answer your questions. The Environmental Coordinator for the Georgetown Tribal Council has created this guide for you, in the hopes that it will help you in your search for information about climate change. If you are conducting research, need a few tools to help you with your project related to climate change, are seeking funding for your projects, looking for trainings, or want to peruse some guides developed for tribes…this is the place to look for those resources!

Click on the link above or the image below to view the guide. Feel free to share with others!

Articles about Climate Change:

Climate Change: Glaciers, People, and Options

SNAP: Resources for Climate Change Planning

             Staying informed and preparing for a changing world.

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