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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 Katharine Hayhoe

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January 31, 2022, 3:00-4:30 p.m. (for virtual participants)

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.


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Fifth National Climate Assessment: Midwest Chapter Public Engagement Workshop

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January 24, 2022, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

The National Climate Assessment, a major U.S. Government report published every four years, brings together scientists from across the country to summarize the state of the science on climate change and how it is impacting the people and places of the United States. Now, you can be a part of the process!



 

MCAP News

Op-Ed: We shouldn't rely on atmospheric river miracles

December 16, 2021

MCAP's own Dr. Katerina Gonzales recently published an Op-Ed in Bay Nature about Atmospheric Rivers, adaptation, and drought. 


Job Opening - MCAP Climate Resilience Researcher

December 6, 2021

We're Hiring! MCAP is looking for a climate resilience researcher to join our team to help advance the use of climate change information in decision-making.


New Planning Grants for Climate Resilience

November 18, 2021

Up to $870,000 is available for planning projects to be awarded during FY22. This funding provides an opportunity for communities to assess vulnerabilities and begin planning for the effects of Minnesota’s changing climate.


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