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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

Climate Adaptation Scientists of Tomorrow Program

November 5, 2021

To advance climate adaptation science and increase diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEM fields, the Climate Adaptation Scientists of Tomorrow Program brings undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty together with CASC partners to cultivate the next generation of climate scientists. 


New Midwest Climate Center to be hosted at the University of Minnesota

October 11, 2021

In late September, the U.S. Department of the Interior announced the University of Minnesota as the University host of the newest U.S. Geological Survey Climate Adaptation Science Center (CASC). It is the ninth and newest CASC in a national network dedicated to providing science to help managers of the country’s natural resources, including fish and wildlife, adapt to climate change.


Job Opening - Assistant Professorship at UC Berkeley

November 5, 2021

The Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management (ESPM) at the University of California, Berkeley (UCB) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor nine-month faculty position in the area of Physical Environmental Science.


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