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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. 



New Article Examines Climate Data Needs in the U.S. Corn Belt

March 7, 2023

This new article led by MCAP Postdoctoral Associate, Dr. Suzanne Clark, examines climate information needs and priorities of stakeholders in the U.S. Corn Belt. 

A Call to Climate Action: Book launch and talk with MCAP Director Dr. Heidi Roop

March 3, 2023

Join us on Tuesday, March 28 at 7:00 p.m. at The Bell Museum to celebrate the release of The Climate Action Handbook, a new book by MCAP Director, Dr. Heidi Roop that shows us WHY we need to take action now to combat climate change and HOW through easy-to-understand language and stunning infographics. 

MCAP Director, Heidi Roop, Featured in CBS Climate Change Series

February 21, 2023

David Schechter, host of CBS's "On the Dot" interviews MCAP Director Heidi Roop and others about the impacts of climate change on the winter season and how it is affecting our communities. 

Mississippi headwaters