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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

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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

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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

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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. 



 

MCAP News

CFANS-MCAP Insights Survey Shows 76% of Minnesotans Concerned about Climate Change

October 3, 2022

A new CFANS and MCAP Insights survey finds 76% of Minnesota residents are concerned about climate change, especially potential impacts to our lakes and rivers. But, many respondents (56%) are hopeful that we will do enough to reduce the most severe impacts of climate change. 


MCAP Work in Climate Resilience and Agriculture Guided by Lived Experiences

September 30, 2022

This essay by Greg Klinger shares his own recent experiences with extreme winter conditions in Rochester, MN and how those experiences are guiding his work as the first MCAP Climate Resilience Extension Educator. 


Job Opening: Principal Climate and Resilience Planner

September 29, 2022

MnDOT is now hiring for the position of Principal Climate and Resilience Planner. This is an exciting opportunity to explore how Minnesota's climate is changing, develop statewide plans to make our transportation system more resilient, and coordinate closely with MnDOT staff to implement projects. 


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