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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. 



GLISA Small Grants Competition Now Open

May 22, 2023

GLISA, a NOAA CAP/RISA Team, is seeking applications for a small grants competition designed to amplify justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion in adaptation action. Letters of intent are due Friday, June 23. 

Registration Now Open for the Midwest CASC Annual Gathering

May 22, 2023

Registration is now open for the Midwest Climate Adaptation Science Center's Annual Gathering to be held August 14 - 16 in Indianapolis. 

UMN Efforts to Address Climate Change

May 17, 2023

MCAP Director, Dr. Heidi Roop, joins UMN Chief Sustainability Officer, Shane Stennes, in a presentation to the UMN President and Board of Regents to provide updates on the University's Climate Action Plan and current and future efforts in addressing climate change. 

Mississippi headwaters