Cowichan Agriculture Extreme Weather Event Preparedness & Mitigation Pilot Project(2014)
This report details the work of one of four projects in the CVRD’s Regional Adaptation Strategies planning process. The process coordinates producers, producer organizations, provincial government and local specialists and local governments to develop climate change adaptation strategies for agriculture. This report reviews the anticipated risks and vulnerabilities of agricultural operations in the Cowichan Valley Regional District area to extreme weather events caused or influenced by climate change, such as droughts (or extended dry conditions), forest fires, storms and floods. The report outlines strategies and actions agricultural producers and key partners can take to prepare for extreme weather events.
Link to the Cowichan Agriculture Extreme Weather Event Preparedness & Mitigation Pilot Project report (PDF)