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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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ASAP Connects

Discover and connect with like-minded colleagues.

ASAP Lifts up Member Voices

Read member stories and accomplishments and share your own

ASAP Serves

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

ASAP Advances Adaptation Careers

Excel in your current job, and explore new jobs and opportunities.

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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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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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Meet the Speakers for the 2023 Climate Service Providers Academy

Are you still waiting to register for the 2023 Climate Service Providers Academy? Register today to learn how to use the very best regional climate data and information in your services and programs. The lineup of presenters and panelists is now live for all sessions of the academy!  The Opening Session kicks off on October 17, where participants will have the opportunity to hear from Keynote Speaker Dr. Julian Reyes. Dr. Julian Reyes is the Assistant Director for Climate Services at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, and Deputy Director for Services at the U.S. Global Change Research Program. Register Now Learn More Principles of Quality Adaptation - October 24 Graham Knibbs (Case Study) is a Geohazard Specialist with Stantec Consulting ...
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MENTORSHIP SPOTLIGHT: Embracing Adaptation, A Journey of Career Development and Resilience

This Mentorship Program Spotlight highlights a mentee and mentor duo focused on a journey to navigate the adaptation field. Meet Mentee Dolly Na-Yemeh and Mentor ...
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MENTORSHIP SPOTLIGHT: Your Values and Pivoting to an Adaptation Career

This Mentorship Program Spotlight highlights a mentee and mentor duo focused on values and making successful transitions to a career in adaptation. Meet Mentee James ...
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