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Ininaatig Dibaajimowinan: Virtual sugar maple storytelling


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


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


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!



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.

Advancing Health & Disaster Resiliency in Minnesota

September 15, 2021

This paper from the Minnesota Department of Health describes a novel effort to develop, promote, and evaluate the application of climate projection data for emergency management planning through the co-production of knowledge with local emergency managers.

PhD Student Opportunity

August 31, 2021

Dr. Heidi Roop and Dr. Melissa Kenney are seeking applicants for a PhD-level graduate research assistant to drive the Extension and social science research agenda for the USDA-funded Dashboard for Agricultural Water Use and Nutrient Management (DAWN) project. This position is jointly supported by the Minnesota Climate Adaptation Partnership and the Institute on the Environment.

Full position and application details are available at:

Questions can be directed to Heidi Roop and Melissa Kenney.

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