As the most densely wooded district in Germany, Siegen-Wittgenstein is particularly affected by the effects of drought, including the strong spread of the bark beetle. At the same time, heavy rainfall events are also known to occur in the region. They pose a particular threat to the low mountain valleys densely populated with residential and industrial areas.
In Siegen-Wittgenstein, the main phase of the regional climate adaptation process started in February 2021.
End of main cycle in Siegen-Wittgenstein
With the conclusion of the thematic workshops, the main cycle in the Siegen-Wittgenstein region is over. After the official end in January 2022 with the second key actors’ workshop, the focus is on political anchoring.