Coastal Adaptation Planning Guide:
Five Steps for Beginners

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Adapting to climate change is a complex issue faced by coastal communities across the nation. It can be challenging to know where to start. This planning guide provides beginners with an easy-to-use, modifiable process. Each step in this five-step framework includes

  • key actions, tips, and ideas to consider
  • common pitfalls to avoid
  • equitable planning considerations and engagement ideas
  • real-world examples
  • resources to use when digging deeper