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regenerate the tidal marshlands

regenerate the tidal marshlands to recapture carbon and create storm surge buffers and resilience.

Photo of Lance A
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Written by

sunnyvale climate action IDEO event 

How are you connected to Sunnyvale?

  • I live in Sunnyvale.
  • I work in Sunnyvale.

What type of applicant are you?

  • Community member

Stage of Development.

  • Early concept or idea (<few months of work)

What problem are you aiming to solve? (100 words)

sequestering atmospheric carbon, buffering against storm surge, regenerating bayland habitat

Tell us more about your climate strategy or solution (500 words)

work with measure AA funds, environmental groups, neighboring cities. stop developing in the 50-100 year floodplanes

Evaluation results

1 evaluation so far

1. From a range of 1-5, how interested/compelled are you to bring this idea into your own life or into the city?

1 - Not Interested - 0%

2 - 0%

3 - 0%

4 - 100%

5 - Very interested - 0%

2. From a range of 1-5, does this idea provide benefits aside from reducing carbon emissions?

1 - Low co-benefits - 0%

2 - 0%

3 - 0%

4 - 0%

5 - High co-benefits - 100%

3. From a scale of 1-5, what do you feel is the feasibility of this idea to work well in Sunnyvale?

1 - Not feasible - 0%

2 - 0%

3 - 0%

4 - 100%

5 - Very feasible - 0%

4. From a range of 1-5, what is your hunch about how much this idea will cost the Sunnyvale community to implement properly?

1 - High cost to the community - 0%

2 - 0%

3 - 100%

4 - 0%

5 - Low cost to the community - 0%


Join the conversation:

Photo of Jérémie Gluckman-Picard

Hey Lance A I’m Jeremie and I’m helping out OpenIDEO to guide you in refining your idea. Don’t hesitate to reach out to me if you have any questions about the challenge. I'm wondering if you have heard of the Resilient By Design Bay Area Challenge

We'd be happy to connect them with you. They presented at the CAP 2.0 workshop and have many connections in the region focusing on, to quote from your proposal "sequestering atmospheric carbon, buffering against storm surge, regenerating baylang habitat"

They are active in the South Bay:

Photo of Jordan Daniels

Hi Lance, great idea that could also help mitigate the impacts of sea level rise and storm surges. FYI, SPUR (the San Francisco Bay Area Planning and Urban Research Association) published a guide that might be helpful: the Floating Wetlands Handbook: