3rd Annual Planetary Health Guest Lectureship
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.
The Value of Natural Climate Solutions in Minnesota
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.
MCAP Director Heidi Roop to give Keynote at 2023 Ag-Urban Partnership Forum
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.
Thank You for Your Support!
Thank you to everyone who donated to the MCAP team on Give to the Max Day! Your support allows MCAP to help communities and landscapes prepare and thrive in a changing climate.
Public Comment Period Open for 5th National Climate Assessment
A draft version of the Fifth National Climate Assessment (NCA5) is now available for a 12-week public review and comment period. MCAP team members Heidi Roop and Brenda Hoppe contributed to this national effort. Additional information on this request can be found in the Federal Register Notice and in this USGCRP Open Notice.
MCAP Named Recipient of Climate Resilience Fund Grant Award
Amanda Farris, Senior Program Manager for MCAP, has been named 1 of 24 recipients of the Climate Resilience Fund Coordination and Collaboration in the Resilience Ecosystem Program. The grant program will provide funding for climate service practitioners who will support efforts to scale up and accelerate equity-centered adaptation planning across the U.S.