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Upcoming Events

Kelsey Wirth

3rd Annual Planetary Health Guest Lectureship

Building the Power We Need to Create a Better World for our Children

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Wednesday, April 26, 2023 11:00 a.m. to Noon 

The 3rd Annual Planetary Health Guest Lectureship will be held Wednesday, April 26 at the Bentson Healthy Communities Innovation Center. The event will feature Kelsey Wirth as the guest speaker. 


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MCAP Director Heidi Roop to give Keynote at 2023 Ag-Urban Partnership Forum

Extreme Weather Resiliency

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March 1, 2023, 9:00 a.m. to Noon

Register today for the 2023 Ag-Urban Partnership Forum to learn more about the ways that agricultural and urban partners are working together to prepare for extreme weather events and improve water quality around Minnesota. This fourth annual event will focus on extreme weather resiliency, featuring MCAP Director, Heidi Roop, as the keynote speaker. 


Minnesota Climate Adaptation Awards

2023 Minnesota Climate Adaptation Awards Ceremony

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Saturday, January 28, 2023
6:30 - 9:30 p.m. CT

Join us on Saturday, January 28, 2023 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at The Bell Museum to recognize Minnesota's climate adaptation leaders who are paving the way to a more resilient Minnesota for our future.



 

MCAP News

Public Comment Period Open for 5th National Climate Assessment

November 9, 2022

A draft version of the Fifth National Climate Assessment (NCA5) is now available for a 12-week public review and comment period. MCAP team members Heidi Roop and Brenda Hoppe contributed to this national effort. Additional information on this request can be found in the Federal Register Notice and in this USGCRP Open Notice.


MCAP Named Recipient of Climate Resilience Fund Grant Award

November 2, 2022

Amanda Farris, Senior Program Manager for MCAP, has been named 1 of 24 recipients of the Climate Resilience Fund Coordination and Collaboration in the Resilience Ecosystem Program. The grant program will provide funding for climate service practitioners who will support efforts to scale up and accelerate equity-centered adaptation planning across the U.S.


Thank you for the 2023 Minnesota Climate Adaptation Awards Nominations!

November 1, 2022

The University of Minnesota Climate Adaptation Partnership received over 30 nominiations for the 2023 Minnesota Climate Adaptation Awards! These awards celebrate exceptional achievements in leadership, education, research, policies, and practices that improve resilience or climate justice. We look forward to celebrating all of our nominees and award recipients on Saturday, January 28, 2023.  


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