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Kelsey Wirth

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. 



Thank you for the 2023 Minnesota Climate Adaptation Awards Nominations!

November 1, 2022

The University of Minnesota Climate Adaptation Partnership received over 30 nominiations for the 2023 Minnesota Climate Adaptation Awards! These awards celebrate exceptional achievements in leadership, education, research, policies, and practices that improve resilience or climate justice. We look forward to celebrating all of our nominees and award recipients on Saturday, January 28, 2023.  

MCAP at the National Adaptation Forum

October 20, 2022

Heading to the National Adaptation Forum in Baltimore, MD next week? Be sure to look for the MCAP team and check out the presentations we will be sharing about our work! 

Climate Change Communications Internship Opportunity

October 10, 2022

The USDA Forest Service is seeking a Climate Change Communications Specialist Intern to assist with developing and updating content for the Climate Change Resource Center, a national website managed by the Forest Service, as well as other external and internal communications on climate change and natural resources for the Office of Sustainability and Climate and the Research and Development science delivery team. 

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