In Adapting to Drought, It Takes a Village

By Alexandra Williams | December 16, 2019

Beaver dams naturally increase the water capacity of reservation streams and decrease the impacts of future drought. Photo credit: Jeff Burrell

hen it comes to natural disasters, people are often only motivated to take precaution when they have witnessed the impact of such an event. Climate adaptation, however, requires preparing for these impacts in advance — something that does not come naturally to everyone. Community members lacking connections to the natural environment may be unaware…