About Us

Our Purpose

Community Resilience Action Network of Erie (CRANE)

We are an alliance of several organizations in the region 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. The core group includes representatives from the City of Erie, the Erie County Department of Planning and Community Development, the Green Building Alliance, Pennsylvania Sea Grant, the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, and the Regional Science Consortium. 

For more information, view our white paper.

Our Mission

Engage the community using education and collaboration to identify climate vulnerabilities and implement proactive responses that foster a vibrant and resilient region.”