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Upcoming Events

Patrick Hamilton

The Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Potential of Solar

Adaptation in Action Webinar Series


Tuesday, June 20, Noon to 1:00 p.m.

Kelsey Wirth

3rd Annual Planetary Health Guest Lectureship

Building the Power We Need to Create a Better World for our Children


Wednesday, April 26, 2023 11:00 a.m. to Noon 

The 3rd Annual Planetary Health Guest Lectureship will be held Wednesday, April 26 at the Bentson Healthy Communities Innovation Center. The event will feature Kelsey Wirth as the guest speaker. 

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Adaptive Forest Management

Adaptation in Action Webinar Series


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

Join the MCAP team on Tuesday, April 18 at Noon for our Adaptation in Action monthly webinar where we'll learn about adaptive forest management, including findings from the Adaptive Silviculture for Climate Change experiment in north-central Minnesota, tree species responses to climate change, and insights on best practices in adaptive planting and prioritizing areas for reforestation. 



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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