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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

Position - Assistant Professor in Climate Adaptation

October 25, 2021

Applications are open for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the University of Washington's Department of Environmental and Forest Sciences. This position will be one of three 9-month appointments hired simultaneously in the area of climate adaptation. Applicants may specialize in Chemical Engineering, Data Science & Discovery, Ecological Restoration and Management, Ecosystem Science and Management, Environmental Governance, or Environmental Social Science.


Job Opening: Ramsey County Climate and Health Planner

October 11, 2021

Ramsey County is seeking a Climate and Health Planner to specialize principally in climate, resilience and health planning. This position will focus on building staff capacity to address climate change and health equity across the organization, with an initial focus on the programs, policies and plans of the department.


Postdoctoral and Post-master’s J. Philip Keillor Wisconsin Coastal Management-Sea Grant Fellow

September 22, 2021

The Wisconsin Sea Grant College Program and the Wisconsin Coastal Management Program seek postdoctoral and post-master’s candidates interested in tackling science and policy challenges related to increasing coastal community resilience across the Great Lakes region, with a focus on Wisconsin and Minnesota’s Lake Superior shoreline. The application deadline is October 17, 2021.


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