The long-term future of emergency management is strongly correlated to how we treat this marvelous Earth that we've been entrusted with. We have many failures, and a few successes. Here is a presentation of the treatment of one critical species that's on the knife's edge, where we can do what's right or do what's negligent. As with all things that enhance or condemn our civilization, what we ultimately choose to do is up to us.
Floodwaters are inundating the Pacific Northwest. This crisis, although record-setting in the present, may be indicative of a new normal that we must deal with if our civilization is to survive and thrive. Here are resources that can help.