Join CRANE to Assess Erie's Vulnerabilities

If you are a community leader in Erie County, you can help contribute to the CRANE vulnerability assessment project by participating in an upcoming engagement session. 

Erie's is conducting a Vulnerability Assessment

CRANE received funding to conduct a Vulnerability Assessment. This process will identify the areas in Erie County that are most at risk to hazardous weather. Learn about what this process looks like and how you can get involved!

Erie County: Top 10 Prospect for GSI Projects

The Climate Risks and Opportunities in the Great Lakes Region report explains how to leverage green infrastructure as a resilience measure for stormwater infrastructure. Erie County was ranked as the 8th best fit Great Lakes basin county for GSI (Green Stormwater Infrastructure) projects due to climate risk, social vulnerability, workforce agility, and financial flexibility.

Extreme Weather Survey

We are gathering information on the perceptions and experiences of stakeholders in Erie County when it comes to extreme weather events. We will use this information to develop methods & strategies for building resilience to such events.

Make Erie More Sustainable and Resilient

Our Story Map highlights projects that help to build sustainability and resilience in Erie County by reducing reliance and impacts on natural resources, adapting to hazardous events, and so much more. Join forces with us by submitting your projects below!

Erie is One of the Top 10 Fastest Warming U.S. Cities

Climate Central released a list of the 20 fastest warming American cities, and Erie, PA is number 8 with an average annual temperature increase of more than 4 degrees.

What Does Erie Think of Climate Change?

Yale Climate Opinion Maps show Erie’s climate change beliefs, risk perceptions, and support for policy.

Who Are We?

CRANE, the Community Resilience Action Network of Erie, is an alliance of organizations that have a commitment to developing a climate-conscious community through education, coordination, and implementation of projects that address climate change and build a resilient community.

What Do We Do?

Our mission is to engage the community using education and collaboration to identify climate vulnerabilities and implement proactive responses that foster a vibrant and resilient region.