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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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The Value of Natural Climate Solutions in Minnesota

Adaptation in Action Webinar Series


March 21, 2023, Noon to 1:00 p.m.

Join the MCAP team on Tuesday, March 21 at Noon for our Adaptation in Action monthly webinar where we'll hear about a new study completed by Earth Economics for The Nature Conservancy in Minnesota that shows how investing in natural climate solutions pays big economic benefits in addition to producing valuable ecosystem services. 

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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. 



A Call to Climate Action: Book launch and talk with MCAP Director Dr. Heidi Roop

March 3, 2023

Join us on Tuesday, March 28 at 7:00 p.m. at The Bell Museum to celebrate the release of The Climate Action Handbook, a new book by MCAP Director, Dr. Heidi Roop that shows us WHY we need to take action now to combat climate change and HOW through easy-to-understand language and stunning infographics. 

MCAP Director, Heidi Roop, Featured in CBS Climate Change Series

February 21, 2023

David Schechter, host of CBS's "On the Dot" interviews MCAP Director Heidi Roop and others about the impacts of climate change on the winter season and how it is affecting our communities. 

Job Opening: 1854 Treaty Authority Climate Specialist

February 17, 2023

The 1854 Treaty Authority is seeking applicants for a Climate Specialist to assist in understanding and communicating the impacts of climate change on the resources within the 1854 Ceded Territory of northeastern Minnesota and to lead the development of a successful climate change program. 

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