Building Capacity for Rural Climate Adaptation Webinar

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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.

The webinar is hosted by the Rural Policy Learning Commons.  The School of Environmental Design and Rural Development is a member of the Rural Policy Learning Commons. To register for this free webinar click here.  

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