Building Capacity for Rural Climate Adaptation

Webinar takes place on Tuesday, February 27th, 2018 at 1:00 PM CST

This webinar includes two presentations exploring climate change and rural communities: Indicators of Community Climate Adaptation: Results and Lessons from the Columbia Basin, presented by Lauren Rethoret, and Lessons from a Decade of Adaptation,presented by Ingrid Liepa. Throughout this webinar, the presenters will share reflections on supporting adaptation work in rural communities, including lessons for policy-makers and practitioners. You'll also learn about innovative climate adaptation initiatives includ-ing the Columbia Basin Rural Development Institutes's State of Climate Adaptation project, and Columbia Basin Trust's Climate Action Program. These initiatives have helped communities better understand their climate vulnerabilities, adopt rurally-relevant policies and practices, and work in collaboration with other organizations to build their capacity to adapt.

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