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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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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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Resilient DC: A Strategy to Thrive in the Face of Change

DC is boldly moving their resilience strategy forward. After two years of iterative engagement with residents, the capital city’s unique approach includes one of our ...
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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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Announcing the New York State Climate Migration Modeling Accelerator. Applications due December 10.

INTRODUCTION As communities, ecosystems, and economies are pummelled by worsening climate disasters, the world is opening its eyes to an unavoidable consequence: human migration. But researchers and practitioners are just beginning to think about where people will move to -- and how to prepare so-called climate-receiving communities. We must act now to establish the foundation for socially just and environmentally sound growth in climate receiving regions.  American Society of Adaptation Professionals (ASAP) is excited to announce the launch of an applied research program to address this gap: the New York State Climate Migration Modeling Accelerator. Through this program, supported by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), three to five multidisciplinary teams will develop models for predicting ...
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New Mentorship Program Co-Chairs

ASAP is excited to kick off the 2021 Mentorship Program with the leadership of our new program co-chairs. Welcome to the team, Kim and Tori!  ...
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Adaptation Is On The Ballot

Very few events in the world are as influential as the U.S. federal election, and this election is like none other. Throughout our history we ...
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