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MCAP May Webinar: Tribal Adaptation and Resilience in the Midwest

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May 17, 2022, noon to 1 p.m.

This presentation will cover climate impacts that are affecting Tribal Nations in the Midwest, Tribal actions being done in climate adaptation and resilience, tools and resources that have been developed and used to help with these, and the role and efforts of the Midwest Tribal Resilience Liaison.


Join us for the next MCAP webinar

MCAP April Webinar: Stakeholder climate data needs in the U.S. Corn Belt

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April 19, 2022, noon to 1 p.m.

Dr. Suzi Clark, a postdoctoral associate with the Minnesota Climate Adaptation Partnership, will share the results of a study that is part of the Dashboard for Agricultural Water Use and Nutrient Management (DAWN) project.


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Climate & Community Mental Health Symposium

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April 1, 2022

Mental health professionals are seeing impacts on the mental health and well-being of their clients directly or indirectly related to climate change, as indicated by a 2019 survey. This symposium will discuss the survey results and where to go from here.



 

MCAP News

2023 Minnesota Climate Adaptation Awards Call for Nominations Now Open

October 5, 2022

The University of Minnesota Climate Adaptation Partnership is now accepting nominations 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 through the development, advancement, or implementation of climate adaptation strategies.


CFANS-MCAP Insights Survey Shows 76% of Minnesotans Concerned about Climate Change

October 3, 2022

A new CFANS and MCAP Insights survey finds 76% of Minnesota residents are concerned about climate change, especially potential impacts to our lakes and rivers. But, many respondents (56%) are hopeful that we will do enough to reduce the most severe impacts of climate change. 


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. 


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