BIPOC community members are invited to share how climate issues affect their communities as part of a session with the Douglas County sustainability team.
Indigenous community members are invited to join with the Douglas County Sustainability Team on Wednesday for a climate justice discussion.
Daniel Lassman has more than two decades of experience with controlled burns in rural Douglas County, but a recent burn on his family’s farm caused him to take a step back and re-evaluate his game plan.
The Lawrence City Commission on Tuesday received an update from city staff about the progress of the Climate Action Plan and expressed excitement about moving it forward.
The Lawrence-Douglas County Sustainability Office wants to hear from local residents about how to address and protect the community from potential climate change risks. In addition, the Lawrence City Commission will receive an update on the Climate Action Plan on Tuesday.
Douglas County commissioners heard an update Wednesday on local plans to address climate change. They commended the plan’s direction so far, as well as how it takes equity into account.
The Douglas County Climate Action Plan Community Engagement Survey is now available online.
The Lawrence City Commission agreed to proceed with a 2022 budget that increases utility rates but keeps property taxes flat after a public hearing on Tuesday.
“The Lawrence City Commission needs to refocus on creating and implementing the Climate Action Plan before expanding Lawrence,” Birdie Alt writes in this column.
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