“Being strong in a world where things go wrong”
What do we mean when we say “resilience?"
Resilience is used in many contexts now. We’re seeking to raise resilient children, live in resilient communities and to become resilient in the face of climate change.
The Two-Minute Takeaway
A quick explanation of scientific terms and concepts we use regularly in conservation
The phrase “being strong when things go wrong” sums it up — we want people, communities and ecological systems that bend instead of break; that recover from stress, injury and disaster; that can find new paths toward success when one path is blocked.
Here in Washington we’re working to build resiliency in natural systems and communities so people and nature can thrive.