News and Events

Upcoming Events

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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.


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Our Changing Precipitation Webinar Series

Weekly, September 14 - October 12, afternoon (Eastern)

NOAA's Climate Program Office and National Centers for Environmental Information, in partnership with The Water Research Foundation, are hosting a five-part webinar series on Our Changing Precipitation. Join to learn more about some of the considerations and methods for working with available precipitation science and information to advance resilience planning.



 

MCAP News

Thank You for Your Support!

November 22, 2022

Thank you to everyone who donated to the MCAP team on Give to the Max Day! Your support allows MCAP to help communities and landscapes prepare and thrive in a changing climate. 


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.


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