Up to $870,000 is available for planning projects to be awarded during FY22. This funding provides an opportunity for communities to assess vulnerabilities and begin planning for the effects of Minnesota’s changing climate.
To advance climate adaptation science and increase diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEM fields, the Climate Adaptation Scientists of Tomorrow Program brings undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty together with CASC partners to cultivate the next generation of climate scientists.
In late September, the U.S. Department of the Interior announced the University of Minnesota as the University host of the newest U.S. Geological Survey Climate Adaptation Science Center (CASC). It is the ninth and newest CASC in a national network dedicated to providing science to help managers of the country’s natural resources, including fish and wildlife, adapt to climate change.