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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.

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….

South Fork Nooksack River Watershed Planning

South Fork Nooksack River Watershed Planning

Client: Nooksack Tribe Case Study: Peak facilitated a South Fork Nooksack River Watershed community engagement effort to inform watershed planning and engage citizens on issues, challenges, and desired outcomes affecting their tight-knit community. Challenges included high flows and flooding in the winter, reduced streamflows in the summer, increasing sediment and stream temperatures, and worsening drought conditions…

Little Bear Creek Stormwater Management

Little Bear Creek Stormwater Management

Client: Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Snohomish County, WA Case Study: Peak developed a public engagement and outreach strategy for communities impacted by Little Bear Creek stormwater and flooding in Snohomish County. Our work on Little Bear Creek Watershed Management emphasized outreach and appropriate outreach materials to overburdened communities in the development of the…

Climate Action and Community Conversations

Climate Action and Community Conversations

Client: City of Bellingham, WA Case Study: Peak team members planned and implemented Bellingham’s 2022 Climate Action Week to “Inspire Community Action Through Climate Conversations.” With guidance from staff at the City of Bellingham, the Peak team developed and promoted the event theme supported by the development of communication materials. We coordinated community events and developed/distributed…

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…

Building Resilience through Comprehensive Planning

Building Resilience through Comprehensive Planning

Client: Whatcom County Case Study: While at Western Washington University (Western), Sarah Parker served as project manager for a WA Department of Commerce-funded project facilitated through a partnership between Western and Whatcom County. During the project, Sarah coordinated the efforts of Western students and faculty as they developed climate measure recommendations for small cities in…

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