By Becca Clark
Wrangell Sentinel 

WCA awarded federal funds to develop climate change response plan


April 24, 2024

Wrangell Cooperative Association’s Tl’átḵ - Earth Branch was awarded over $200,000 from the Bureau of Indian Affairs for its climate action and adaptation plan to help respond to the growing concerns and risks of climate change.

In surveys conducted last spring, WCA learned that tribal and community members have observed warmer winters and cooler summers, earlier and weaker salmon runs, less game on the island and an increased presence of invasive species, said Alex Angerman, Earth Branch coordinator.

The climate action and adaptation plan will help people adjust to the changes and reduce the...

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