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BayCAN is a membership organization, achieving network sustainability through a sliding scale of annual dues developed to make joining affordable.


The Bay Area Climate Adaptation Network is designed to help your organization take action on climate adaptation and resilience. Only BayCAN members can participate in all network activities. BayCAN members will get the latest news and information, a fabulous network of Bay Area and California peers, direct links to state policy development and funding, in-depth learning on critical topics, and personal consultations to problem-solve your key issues.


To join, contact Michael McCormick ( or Carolyn Yvellez (

Benefits of Membership

Regional Meetings

Two Bay Area-wide meetings (half day) per year—information, networking and in-depth learning.


Sub-Regional Meetings

Two sub-regional meetings per year (North Bay, Central Bay, or South Bay)—information, networking, in-depth learning—in conjunction with existing local groups/networks.



Four webinars annually on critical adaptation topics.


BayCAN Web

Access to news, information and colleagues on the BayCAN website


BayCAN Newsletter

News on BayCAN and key regional and state-level activities


Alliance of Regional Collaboratives for Climate Adaptation (ARCCA)

  • Input to the State on new policies, funding programs, regulations, etc.

  • Input on draft state reports

  • Participation in statewide ARCCA meetings with Los Angeles, Inland Empire, San Diego, Sierra, Sacramento, and Central Coast and North Coast collaboratives and state agencies.

  • Participation in statewide funding proposals



Two Personal Consultations per year with BayCAN staff to help problem-solve your top questions/needs (via phone/web).

Member Dues Structure
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