Iowa has not developed a statewide adaptation plan. Other resources from the Adaptation Clearinghouse, which have been developed by the state and localities to help communities prepare for climate change, are highlighted below.
The Georgetown Climate Center’s State Adaptation Progress Tracker, which tracks the progress states are making in preparing for the impacts of climate change, was supported by the MacArthur Foundation.
|Resource Name||Resource Type||Date|
|Iowa Code 2009, Title 11, Subtitle 4, Section 473 - Energy Development and Conservation||Law and Governance||November 4, 2009|
|Resource Name||Sector(s) Covered||Date|
|Iowa Wildlife Action Plan - Securing a Future for Fish and Wildlife: A Conservation Legacy for Iowans||Biodiversity and ecosystems, Fish and fisheries, Land management and conservation, Wildlife||2015|
|Securing a Future for Fish and Wildlife: a Conservation Legacy for Iowans (Iowa Wildlife Action Plan)||Biodiversity and ecosystems, Fish and fisheries, Wildlife||2007|
|Iowa City Climate Action and Adaptation Plan||September 18, 2018|
|Storm Lake, Iowa Green Infrastructure Plan for Water||April 2015|
|Linn County, Iowa Comprehensive Plan - A Smarter Course: Building on the Past and Embracing the Future of Rural Linn County||July 19, 2013|
|Resource Name||Resource Category||Date|
|Climate Change Impacts on Iowa 2010||Assessments||January 1, 2011|
|Iowa Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Report||Planning||2011|
|Rainscaping Iowa - Permeable Pavement Projects||Solutions||2010|