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Peak has a long history of hundreds of diverse projects in sustainability, climate change, community engagement, facilitation, and technical services. See them all or click on a category for more specifics.

Skagit Riparian Buffer Incentives Pilot Project

Skagit Riparian Buffer Incentives Pilot Project

Client: Skagit Watershed Council  Case Study: Peak evaluated a range of riparian vegetation incentive programs used in Skagit County. These programs aim to provide agricultural landowners with funding and assistance for installing riparian buffers along waterways. Our team conducted research and interviewed a diverse pool of individuals working in the conservation field to assess the…

Wildcat Cove Eelgrass Protection Social Marketing Campaign

Wildcat Cove Eelgrass Protection Social Marketing Campaign

Client: Whatcom County Marine Resources Committee  Case Study: Peak developed a Wildcat Cove eelgrass protection social marketing campaign aimed at reducing harmful boat launching activities. We worked with Shew Design – a strategic communications company – to develop messaging that encourages boaters to engage in behaviors that protect eelgrass beds when they are launching their boats….

No-Anchor Zone Social Marketing Campaign

No-Anchor Zone Social Marketing Campaign

Client: Washington Department of Ecology   Case Study: Peak and Shew Design developed a social marketing campaign to improve voluntary no-anchor zone compliance by recreational boaters in the Northwest Straits region. No anchor zones aim to protect eelgrass beds from recreational boater anchors. The project goal was to build a consistent strategy across all partners to…

Community Based Social Marketing Streamside Vegetation Restoration

Community Based Social Marketing Streamside Vegetation Restoration

Client: Skagit Conservation District Problem: Current streamside vegetation restoration in Skagit County is not achieving adequate shading of streams, reduction in stream temperatures, and associated increases in salmon survivability. Several streams in the Skagit Watershed are reaching temperatures in the summer months that are detrimental and potentially lethal to juvenile salmon. While there are several…

Jackson Road Bridge Replacement Public Engagement

Jackson Road Bridge Replacement Public Engagement

Case Study: The Peak team developed a public participation plan, in conjunction with County staff from Public Works and Planning and Development Services, to provide the public with an opportunity to discuss the bridge replacement project, identify needs and constraints, and develop preliminary concepts for the crossing. Our process also provided an opportunity for the…

Local Agriculture Consumer Survey

Local Agriculture Consumer Survey

Client: Sustainable Lands Strategy in Snohomish County Case Study: In partnership with the Sustainable Lands Strategy (SLS), Peak developed and implemented a comprehensive survey on local consumer behaviors, attitudes, and barriers to supporting a quality, healthy, and local food system in Snohomish County. Anna Santo, a Peak employee (and Ph.D. candidate at the University of…

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