This section was created in May 2017. Why?
At Kanaka Bar, we have been observing changes around us like temperature ups and downs, precipitation irregularities, increased droughts, weird wind, higher wildfire threats and loss of wild salmon. What is happening? The answer, we intuitively know, is 'climate change'. We do not know whether it is man-made or natural, but what we do know is what is happening is increasing in intensity, duration, and frequency. The worst thing is, our weather is no longer predictable.
Kanaka Bar is now tracking observations about our watersheds, sharing them, and what we are doing to prepare for climate change impacts and adapt. The sub-menus to the right will be updated as information becomes available.
We believe that climate change is therefore real and that we live in the age of consequence. So, we simply want our people to be prepared for the environment and economy of tomorrow and to do that we are actively investing and working on the following self-sufficiency goals: