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Upcoming Events

MCAP February Webinar

Climate Smart Municipalities Panel

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February 15, 2022 12-1 PM

Representatives from Duluth, Rochester, and Morris, MN will participate in a panel about the Climate Smart Municipalities program. 


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Ininaatig Dibaajimowinan: Virtual sugar maple storytelling

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February 8, 2022 at 6 p.m.

The Ininaatig Workgroup's virtual ininaatig dibaajimowinan (sugar maple storytelling) event bring together community members from across sugar maple territory to talk about our relationship with iskigamizigan (sugarbush). A panel of elders, harvesters, and resource managers will share stories, experiences, concerns, and items of importance for the next generation to care for the sugarbush.


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2022 Climate Adaptation Awards featuring Dr. Katharine Hayhoe

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January 31, 2022, 3:00-4:30 p.m. CT

The Minnesota Climate Adaptation Awards, presented by MCAP annually since 2014, 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.

This year's Adaptation Awards Ceremony is presented in partnership with The Nature Conservancy in Minnesota/North Dakota/South Dakota. Special guest Dr. Katharine Hayhoe will be joining us at the event to help celebrate adaptation leadership across Minnesota.



 

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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