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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.


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.


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Upcoming Events

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MCAP Monthly Webinar

FEMA Hazard Mitigation - Current Grant Opportunities - Millions of Dollars Available!

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September 21, 2021
12:00 PM

Ms. Davis will present on the newly announced Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funds for Minnesota and the nationally competitive Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) priorities. She will outline traditional program eligibility and projects types. She will be available to discuss opportunities to include climate change adaptation to make communities in Minnesota more resilient to the hazards we face.


Minnesota State Climate Office - Climate Services Workshop

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August 30 - September 1
1 pm - 4:30 pm

On the Afternoons of August 30 – September 1, 2021, the Minnesota State Climate Office is proud to host its first Climate Services Workshop. This workshop will aim to bring together a broad domain of climate experts from a diverse set of state, regional and national agencies, for the purposes of showcasing and improving climate services that are available to the citizens of Minnesota.


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Our Changing Precipitation Webinar Series

Weekly, September 14 - October 12, afternoon (Eastern)

NOAA's Climate Program Office and National Centers for Environmental Information, in partnership with The Water Research Foundation, are hosting a five-part webinar series on Our Changing Precipitation. Join to learn more about some of the considerations and methods for working with available precipitation science and information to advance resilience planning.