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Public School Sustainability Task Force Facilitation

Public School Sustainability Task Force Facilitation

Client: Bellingham Public Schools Case Study: In affiliation with Peak, Rachel Myers is currently facilitating a 30-member Sustainability Task Force for Bellingham’s only school district. As the facilitator, Rachel is partnering with the Sustainability Manager and other district staff to ensure an inclusive and creative process resulting in recommendations for a vision and mission on…

Community Forest Master Plan Facilitation

Community Forest Master Plan Facilitation

Client: City of Bellingham Parks and Recreation Case Study: Peak is facilitating the meetings of the Steering Committee in developing the Chuckanut Community Forest Master Plan addressing priorities and strategies for public use and protection of the forest, trails, and open space. Peak helped to develop a community survey to assess current and future uses…

Farm Fish and Floods Initiative (3FI)

Farm Fish and Floods Initiative (3FI)

Client: 3FI (The Nature Conservancy, WA Department of Fish and Wildlife) Case Study: Peak provided facilitation services for seven years to the Farms Fish and Flood Initiative (3FI)—a multi-interest group pioneering mutually-beneficial approaches to saving farmland, restoring salmon runs, and reducing flood risk. Impact: A key outcome was the development of the Skagit Delta Hydrodynamic…

Flood Risk Reduction on the Nooksack River

Flood Risk Reduction on the Nooksack River

Client: Nooksack Tribe Case Study: Peak facilitated a multi-year collaborative process involving over 80 stakeholders and seven teams to prioritize and implement system‐wide improvements to the levee system on the Nooksack River. The System Wide Improvement Framework (SWIF) We completed a key component—the Nooksack River Levee Vegetation Management Plan. Value/Benefit: Managing vegetation along levees is…

Climate Protection Action Plan Update

Climate Protection Action Plan Update

Client: City of Bellingham Case Study: Peak helped the City update its City’s Climate Action Plan with new emissions inventories to track progress, and new emissions forecasts and planning scenarios to meet climate goals for both the city government and the community. The City Council will review the draft plan in December 2017. The City…

Bellingham Climate Action Plan Task Force

Bellingham Climate Action Plan Task Force

Client: City of Bellingham, WA Case Study: Peak facilitated and provided administrative support to the Climate Action Plan Task Force tasked with developing recommendations to accelerate the city’s 100% renewable energy targets to 2030 and 2035. The resulting report adopted a triple bottom line approach to evaluating each measure; determined feasibility, costs, and impacts of…

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