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Midwest Climate Resilience Conference

2023 Midwest Climate Resilience Conference

Inspiring and encouraging climate adaptation in communities throughout the Midwest


October 25 - 27, 2023 | Duluth, MN

In collaboration with a wide range of partners and supporters, the University of Minnesota Climate Adaptation Partnership (MCAP) will host the first Midwest Climate Resilience Conference, October 25 - 27, 2023 in Duluth, MN. The call for session and presentation proposals is now open. 

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. 



MCAP is Hiring a Climate Communications Specialist

July 7, 2023

MCAP is currently seeking applicants for a Climate Communications Specialist to create and implement effective communications about the MCAP team and our climate adaptation projects and programs. The application deadline is July 27. 

June 21 is #ShowYourStripes Day

June 20, 2023

June 21, 2023 is the sixth annual #ShowYourStripes Day, a global campaign to spread awareness about climate change using warming stripes graphics. The iconic blue and red barcode will appear on landmarks, TV screens, magazines, and hopefully you, as the world unites to show their stripes. 

MCAP Is Hiring!

June 14, 2023

MCAP is currently seeking applicants for an Extension Educator in Climate Adaptation & Resilience. The position will bring in-depth climate science expertise to assist Minnesota’s agricultural sector, water and natural resource managers, and  communities in responding to impacts of a changing climate. The application deadline is July 9. 

Mississippi headwaters