The community-led Grampians Region Climate Adaptation Strategy is now available for public feedback.
Supported by DELWP, the Strategy has been developed by a Regional Climate Adaptation Group with representatives from state and local governments, agencies, business, agriculture, universities, conservation, and sustainability groups.
It is one of six draft strategies being produced under the Victorian Government's $9.3 million initiative Supporting our Regions to Adapt.
The Strategy defines community climate adaptation priorities and offers practical actions for the Grampians region during the next five years.
Grampians acting program manager community and partnership programs Mel Douglas said the organisation had worked closely with RCAG members to develop this regional strategy, ensuring that all aspects of the Central Highlands and Wimmera areas are included in how we can adjust and thrive in our changing climate.
Regional Climate Adaptation Group co-chair La Vergne Lehmann said being involved in the Regional Climate Adaptation Group had been a very rewarding experience.
"Not only have I learnt about some of the fantastic climate adaptation activities already going on in our region, but I have worked alongside some thoughtful and inspiring people who are committed to ensuring our region is ready and we are adjusting to climate change in the coming years," she said.
Community feedback received on the draft strategy is welcome and will be considered when the final version of the strategy is completed. Community feedback on the draft is open until May 23, 2021.
For more information visit engage.vic.gov.au/grampians-region-climate-adaptation-strategy.
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