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Maple Syrup Jars

Climate Adaptation Menus for Maple Syrup and Beyond

Adaptation in Action Webinar Series


Wednesday, September 20, Noon to 1:00 p.m.

Join the MCAP team on Wedesday, September 20 at Noon to hear from Scott Hershberger, a science communicator focusing on public engagement on climate change mitigation and adaptation, and learn more about his work with the Wisconsin Extension Maple Syrup Program developing a climate change adaptation menu for maple syrup producers in the Upper Midwest.

Ron Moen

Climate-driven changes in Minnesota mammal species

Adaptation in Action Webinar Series


Tuesday, August 15, Noon to 1:00 p.m.

Join the MCAP team on Tuesday, August 15 at Noon to hear from Dr. Ron Moen about how climate change will impact species distributions and population size across Minnesota. 

Peter Brickwedde

Strengthening Our Homes

Adaptation in Action Webinar Series


Tuesday, July 18, Noon to 1:00 p.m

Join the MCAP team on Tuesday, July 18 at Noon to hear from Peter Brickwedde, the Assistant Commissioner of Government and External Affairs at the MN Department of Commerce, about the Department's climate resiliency efforts with a specific focus on the Strengthen Minnesota Homes program. 



2024 Minnesota Climate Adaptation Awards Call for Nominations is Now Open

November 7, 2023

The call for nominations for the 2024 Minnesota Climate Adaptation Awards is now open! These wards, presented 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. Learn more about our awards categories and nomination your climate adaptation champion today!

Now Posted! GIS Specialist Opportunities with MCAP and U-Spatial

October 24, 2023

MCAP is collaborating with U-Spatial to hire a cohort of three (3) GIS Specialists who will work to identify, develop, and deliver appropriate technology solutions for a variety of projects. All three Specialists will be able to leverage resources available through the University of Minnesota and U-Spatial to allow for the development of creative solutions that integrate the expertise of the client with the Specialists’ geospatial expertise. Learn more on our Careers page

MCAP Postdoc Research Opportunity - Climate Resilience in the Built Environment

October 2, 2023

MCAP, along with our colleagues at the Center for Sustainable Building Research and HGA, an architecture and engineering firm, is seeking applicants for a postdoctoral research position to support the integration of climate data into architectural and engineering design. Learn more and apply at:, use Job ID 358032.

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