The Climate is Changing.

Now is the Time for Action.

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Together, we can make our communities, ecosystems and economies safer and more resilient.

The American Society of Adaptation Professionals (ASAP) supports and connects professionals to better prepare for climate change. ASAP helps members strengthen their professional network, exchange best practices and practical advice, and accelerate innovation-all leading to a more equitable and effective climate adaptation practice.

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Give back to the field of climate change adaptation and help shape its future

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ASAP members are planners working to make communities safer, policy makers on both sides of the aisle, young professionals just starting out in a climate-related field, researchers testing and answering climate questions and many more!


Adaptation Innovations

Walnut Way Conservation Corp: Blue Skies Landscaping

In Lindsay Heights, an African American neighborhood in Milwaukee, WI. Walnut Way Conservation Corp. is building community resilience through their program, Blue Skies Landscaping. Specializing in green infrastructure projects, Blue Skies focuses on beautifying vacant lots, residential, and commercial properties while reducing storm water pollution. Walnut Way employs community members, leading to economic opportunity in…
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Fayette and Kanawha Counties Improve CRS Ratings

West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM) recently recognized the counties of Fayette and Kanawha in their efforts towards fostering more disaster-resistant ...
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Greater Miami Resilient305 Strategy Released

This past month in Southeast Florida, Miami-Dade County, an ASAP organizational member, alongside the City of Miami and the City of Miami Beach released their Resilient305 Strateg. ...
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Mentorship Spotlight: Entering Adaptation with Confidence

Mentee Lucienne Cross works in climate adaptation, stakeholder engagement, and disaster risk reduction. She currently works for Miyamoto International, an international disaster management consulting firm. Previously, Lucienne worked on adaptation and conservation throughout the Caribbean with a focus on community- and nature-based solutions to the impacts of climate change. Mentor Beth Stys is an Associate Research Scientist with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), Fish and Wildlife Research Institute. She has worked for the FWC for over 28 years, focusing on spatial analyses for landscape level and statewide conservation planning. She has been involved with FWC’s climate change work since 2008 and currently serves as the Climate Change Team lead. She also leads an FWC agency-wide landscape conservation ...
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Serving at the Nexus of State and Local Climate Planning

Facilitation Team for Matheny Tract community outreach event that took place on Martin Luther King day. From left to right: Arlin Benavides (CivicSpark Opportunity Access ...
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Mentorship Spotlight: Creativity in Research and Planning

Mentee Katy Barlow is the Restoration Manager for The Nature Conservancy's (TNC) Central Appalachians Program. The program’s mission is to protect and manage the climate-resilient ...
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