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MCAP Director Heidi Roop to give Keynote at 2023 Ag-Urban Partnership Forum

Extreme Weather Resiliency


March 1, 2023, 9:00 a.m. to Noon

Register today for the 2023 Ag-Urban Partnership Forum to learn more about the ways that agricultural and urban partners are working together to prepare for extreme weather events and improve water quality around Minnesota. This fourth annual event will focus on extreme weather resiliency, featuring MCAP Director, Heidi Roop, as the keynote speaker. 

Minnesota's Climate Action Framework - collaborative award 2023

February MCAP Webinar - The Minnesota Climate Action Framework


February 21, 2023, 12:00 p.m. CT

Join us on Tuesday, February 21 for our monthly webinar series featuring Sharon Stephens, Climate Change Adaptation Coordinator for the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), and Amanda Farris, MCAP's Senior Program Manager. Sharon will provide an overview of the Minnesota Climate Action Framework followed by a presentation from Amanda on MCAP's work to support the development of climate resilience indicators and metrics to monitor the State's progress in implementing the strategies laid out in the Framework. 

Minnesota Climate Adaptation Awards

2023 Minnesota Climate Adaptation Awards Ceremony


Saturday, January 28, 2023
6:30 - 9:30 p.m. CT

Join us on Saturday, January 28, 2023 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at The Bell Museum to recognize Minnesota's climate adaptation leaders who are paving the way to a more resilient Minnesota for our future.



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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