Let’s talk about climate change.

Our communities and natural environment are changing quickly. How we prepare for and respond to these changes will determine our resilience now and into the future.

The Geos Institute team develops solutions that are effective, equitable, and science‑based. You can be part of this important work.

Learn more about what we do and how you can help.


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Who We Are

Members of our team come from a variety of scientific disciplines and personal experiences, but what binds us together is that we all care deeply about the people and wildlife who share this world. The window of opportunity to make a significant impact in this global crisis is small and we recognize the urgency with which we need to act.

We believe that while there may not always be a clear solution, there is always a way to move towards reducing the overall magnitude of climate change and adapting well to the changes. Our goal is win-win-win-win wherever possible. We believe the best solutions come from a variety of perspectives, so we partner with a diverse organizations to move our work forward.

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Our Initiatives


    We are helping ensure that all communities, no matter their location, wealth, or size, can access the help they need to build climate resilience by leading the development of a nationwide system that supports local governments by strengthening existing climate services within each state, connecting those resources, and filling in the gaps.


    We bring Whole Community Resilience to local governments through an assisted “Do-It-Yourself” approach with 3 elements:

    • The comprehensive Practical Guide to Building Climate Resilience
    • Support Package with templates and tutorials
    • Additional support services

    We work to ensure that communities across the country are responding to the threat of climate change by building resilience in ways that are effective and beneficial over the long-term for people and nature. Our team supports community leaders in understanding likely future conditions and developing locally appropriate solutions.


    We believe that watershed restoration is an important and effective way to provide clean, inexpensive drinking water to communities and protect native fish populations, particularly when downstream and upstream users work together. The Partnership coordinates an annual, competitive grant solicitation and award program for environmental conservation and restoration projects in municipal watersheds across the Northwest.

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It’s Easy To Talk To Us

If you would like more information about our work or are interested in partnering with us through one of our initiatives, feel free to reach out to us.

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