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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

MCAP Work in Climate Resilience and Agriculture Guided by Lived Experiences

September 30, 2022

This essay by Greg Klinger shares his own recent experiences with extreme winter conditions in Rochester, MN and how those experiences are guiding his work as the first MCAP Climate Resilience Extension Educator. 


Job Opening: Principal Climate and Resilience Planner

September 29, 2022

MnDOT is now hiring for the position of Principal Climate and Resilience Planner. This is an exciting opportunity to explore how Minnesota's climate is changing, develop statewide plans to make our transportation system more resilient, and coordinate closely with MnDOT staff to implement projects. 


New Article by MCAP Climate Resilience Researcher Addresses Climate Change and Mental Health Impacts

September 26, 2022

This new research publication highlights results of an MCAP collaboration to assess how mental health professionals are dealing with the growing impacts of climate change-related mental health symptoms. 


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