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Climate Smart Montana is a non-partisan, non-profit network with the goal of sharing information and resources to better coordinate community-based climate solutions and resiliency efforts in Montana.


Specific Activities Include:

  1. Collect and distribute the most relevant climate science materials, news, and resources.
  2. Share best practices and highlight success stories of communities that have adopted local climate solutions.
  3. Understand local challenges related to a shifting climate and share strategies to adapt to those changes.
  4. Facilitate community efforts to accelerate the transition to a clean energy economy.
  5. Identify and obtain funds to strengthen community resilience across Montana.
  6. Encourage other communities to participate in this network and support their efforts to advance local climate solutions.

We have an unmoderated list serve ([email protected]) to share information and network. To join the Climate Smart Montana list serve, send an email to: [email protected] with the following text in the Subject: subscribe climatesmartmontana YourFirstName YourLastName

For more information, contact Paul Lachapelle at [email protected]


Montana Community Resiliency Plans

See the existing and proposed community resiliency plans in Montana and learn more about the term 'community resiliency.'



Get names and contact information for participating individuals and organizations.

Participant Information 

Resources and Publications

See resources and publications on topics relevant to Climate Smart Montana's work.


Climate Smart Montana Meeting Recordings:

January 7, 2021

December 10, 2020

November 12, 2020

October 8, 2020

September 10, 2020

August 6, 2020

July 9, 2020

June 4, 2020

May 7, 2020

April 2, 2020

March 5, 2020

Feb. 6, 2020

Jan. 9, 2020


 Upcoming and Past Events

October 16, 2019: Institute on Ecosystems Rough Cut Science lecture "Creating Climate Resilient Communities"

October 3, 2019: Montana League of Cities and Towns 88th Annual Conference presentation "Creating Climate Resilient Communities"


Our Partners Include: 

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