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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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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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ASAP to Support the National Environmental Justice Thriving Communities Technical Assistance Center

The American Society of Adaptation Professionals will collaborate with the Institute for Sustainable Communities (ISC) and Atma Connect to engage with one of three national Environmental Justice Thriving Communities Technical Assistance Centers (EJ TCTACs) developed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Energy.  The goal of the TCTAC program is to remove institutional barriers and to improve accessibility to federal funding for disinvested communities impacted by decades of structural environmental injustice. Our national EJ TCTAC will work alongside the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and the National Indian Health Board (NIHB) to support the regional EJ TCTACs designated by the EPA.  In partnership with ISC and Atma Connect, ASAP will strengthen and enhance the capacity of ...
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2023 Climate Service Providers Academy Recap

Last year marked the return of ASAP's Private Sector Climate Service Providers Academy, a virtual course providing participants with the tools to develop higher-quality climate ...
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Introducing Maya Buchanan, ASAP’s New Board President

To start the year, we are excited to share recent changes to ASAP's Board of Directors!  Effective this January 2024, Maya Buchanan became the newly ...
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