Martha’s Vineyard is home to globally rare ecosystems and a wide array of biodiversity. The actions in this focus area strive to preserve and better manage the Island's natural resources. Actions also focus on improving zoning and land use management to ensure safety of our community. Learn More
Take Action to Protect our Natural Resources and Biodiversity!
Choose native plants and trees; they are easier to care for, increase biodiversity, and absorb storm and rainwater.
Actions in this focus area aim to build more resilient ferry transportation and infrastructure and a reliable supply chain to ensure an adequate flow of goods, materials, and services. Actions also include building self-sufficiency and reducing waste. Learn More
Take Action for Resilient Transportation, Infrastructure, and Waste Systems!
Drive less, and walk, bike, or take public transportation instead.
The actions in this focus area strive to protect and improve the health and welfare of people in our community in the face of climate change threats. Actions also prepare our community to be able to respond and recover from extreme events. Learn More
Take Action to Make Our Community Resilient to Climate Change!
Sign up for CodeRED online to receive emergency notifications.
The actions in this focus area strive to increase the local economy's capacity to handle shocks that may occur due to extreme weather and build a workforce that can take advantage of new climate opportunities and fosters sustainability. Learn More
The actions in this focus area strive to ensure that all people always have reliable access to - and a sufficient quantity of - affordable, nutritious food that meets their preferences and needs. Actions also focus on increasing locally-produced and regionally-sourced foods. Learn More
The actions in this focus area highlight the process by which our energy supply will become more reliant on renewable electric sources (solar, wind, waterpower) and less on fossil fuels. Actions also focus on building resilience of our energy supply. Learn More
Take Action to Transform Our Energy Systems!
Start your energy efficiency process with a FREE home energy assessment from Cape Light Compact!