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MCAP May Webinar: Tribal Adaptation and Resilience in the Midwest

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May 17, 2022, noon to 1 p.m.

This presentation will cover climate impacts that are affecting Tribal Nations in the Midwest, Tribal actions being done in climate adaptation and resilience, tools and resources that have been developed and used to help with these, and the role and efforts of the Midwest Tribal Resilience Liaison.


Join us for the next MCAP webinar

MCAP April Webinar: Stakeholder climate data needs in the U.S. Corn Belt

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April 19, 2022, noon to 1 p.m.

Dr. Suzi Clark, a postdoctoral associate with the Minnesota Climate Adaptation Partnership, will share the results of a study that is part of the Dashboard for Agricultural Water Use and Nutrient Management (DAWN) project.


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Climate & Community Mental Health Symposium

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April 1, 2022

Mental health professionals are seeing impacts on the mental health and well-being of their clients directly or indirectly related to climate change, as indicated by a 2019 survey. This symposium will discuss the survey results and where to go from here.



 

MCAP News

Seeking Adaptation Program Director, Georgetown Climate Center

September 22, 2021

The nonpartisan Georgetown Climate Center (GCC) seeks to advance effective climate and energy policies in the United States and serves as a resource to state and local communities that are working to cut carbon pollution and prepare for climate change. The Adaptation Program Director leads and oversees advanced research and writing projects and ensures the delivery of quality work products, and provide strategic oversight to our extensive body of work including reports, analysis, and databases


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:  https://z.umn.edu/climate-phd

Questions can be directed to Heidi Roop and Melissa Kenney.


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