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Upcoming Events

Showcasing Leading Practices in Climate Adaptation Webinar Series

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Bi-weekly from November 4, 2021 to February 17, 2022


County road under a cloudy sky. Text at the bottom: "Our Minnesota Climate" with the Minnesota government logo and a graphic of the state of Minnesota in blue.

MCAP Monthly Webinar

FEMA Hazard Mitigation - Current Grant Opportunities - Millions of Dollars Available!

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September 21, 2021
12:00 PM

Ms. Davis will present on the newly announced Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funds for Minnesota and the nationally competitive Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) priorities. She will outline traditional program eligibility and projects types. She will be available to discuss opportunities to include climate change adaptation to make communities in Minnesota more resilient to the hazards we face.


Minnesota State Climate Office - Climate Services Workshop

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August 30 - September 1
1 pm - 4:30 pm

On the Afternoons of August 30 – September 1, 2021, the Minnesota State Climate Office is proud to host its first Climate Services Workshop. This workshop will aim to bring together a broad domain of climate experts from a diverse set of state, regional and national agencies, for the purposes of showcasing and improving climate services that are available to the citizens of 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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