Resilient California

Clearinghouse database for California climate resiliency efforts.

Cal-Adapt 2.0

Climate change geospatial data tool for California offering localized climate change projections for the state produced by California’s scientific and research community.

Ocean Protection Council Climate Change Program

Seeks to prepare for and reduce harmful impacts of climate change on ocean and coastal resources and coastal communities.

State Coastal Conservancy Climate Ready Program

Helping natural resources and human communities along California’s coast and San Francisco Bay adapt to the impacts of climate change.


SFBCDC Adapting to Rising Tides Program

San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission program providing support, guidance, tools and information to help agencies and organizations understand, communicate and begin to resolve complex climate change issues.

Bay Area Climate Adaptation Network (BayCAN)

Collaborative network of local government staff and partnering organizations working to help the Bay Area region to respond effectively and equitably to the impacts of climate change.

San Francisco Bay Regional Coastal Hazards Adaptation Resiliency Group (CHARG)

Organization of flood managers and scientists responsible for reducing flood risk in the San Francisco Bay area.

Bay Area Regional Collaborative

Working to collaborate and problem-solve for 21st century challenges that impact the Bay Area, including climate change and social and economic injustice.

San Francisco Estuary Institute Resilient Landscapes Program

Developing innovative, long-range, nature-based strategies to improve the health of our shorelines, cities, and rural areas.


Below is just a sampling of some city, county, and local initiatives. A comprehensive list with more detail  on local agency efforts can be found in this BayCAN matrix.

Alameda County

Community Action for a Sustainable Alameda

East Bay Regional Parks District Climate Smart Initiative

Oakland Climate Action Coalition

Contra Costa County

Cleaner Contra Costa Challenge

Marin County

BayWAVE – Marin Bayshore

C-SMART -Marin Ocean Coast

Drawdown Marin

San Rafael Climate Action

Corte Madera Adapts

Napa County

Napa Vision 2050

San Francisco County

San Francisco Waterfront Resilience Program

San Francisco City Planning Resilience Program

Ocean Beach Climate Adaptation Project

Santa Clara County

Silicon Valley 2.0

South San Francisco Bay Shoreline Project

San Mateo County

One Shoreline-San Mateo County Flood & Sea Level Rise Resiliency District

San Francisquito Creek Joint Powers Authority

Climate Read Collaborative San Mateo County

Sea Change San Mateo County

Sonoma County

Regional Climate Protection Authority

Sonoma County Climate Resilience Team

Pepperwood Preserve Climate and Fire Resilience Initiative

Sonoma County RCD Re-Oaking North Bay

Solano County

County of Solano Sea Level Rise Strategic Program