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Project Shows that Low Value Tamarack is a Marketable Product

August 1, 2021

Research at the Natural Resources Research Institute (NRRI) in Duluth has shown that tamarack wood from trees that have been damaged by the Eastern Larch Beetle can be treated and repurposed. 


PostDoctoral Research Associate Position

The newly formed Midwest Climate Adaptation Science Center is seeking a PostDoctoral Research Associate in Conservation Social Sciences and Climate Change Adaptation. The start date for the position is January 2022, and the deadline to apply is October 31, 2021.

 


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Upcoming Events

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MCAP Monthly Webinar

FEMA Hazard Mitigation - Current Grant Opportunities - Millions of Dollars Available!

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September 21, 2021
12:00 PM

Ms. Davis will present on the newly announced Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funds for Minnesota and the nationally competitive Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) priorities. She will outline traditional program eligibility and projects types. She will be available to discuss opportunities to include climate change adaptation to make communities in Minnesota more resilient to the hazards we face.


Minnesota State Climate Office - Climate Services Workshop

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August 30 - September 1
1 pm - 4:30 pm

On the Afternoons of August 30 – September 1, 2021, the Minnesota State Climate Office is proud to host its first Climate Services Workshop. This workshop will aim to bring together a broad domain of climate experts from a diverse set of state, regional and national agencies, for the purposes of showcasing and improving climate services that are available to the citizens of Minnesota.


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Our Changing Precipitation Webinar Series

Weekly, September 14 - October 12, afternoon (Eastern)

NOAA's Climate Program Office and National Centers for Environmental Information, in partnership with The Water Research Foundation, are hosting a five-part webinar series on Our Changing Precipitation. Join to learn more about some of the considerations and methods for working with available precipitation science and information to advance resilience planning.