A Climate Resilience Forum


Local and tribal government leaders in the western Lake Superior region are invited to participate in a free half-day online event focused on learning, talking and doing to increase climate resilience. Participants will hear about projected changes for our local climate, impacts already observed, and opportunities for building resilience.


February 9, 2022

Join us for a free, virtual event

Why attend?

  • Learn current, accurate information about climate change and impacts in the western Lake Superior region.
  • Engage with local and regional colleagues on topics of climate change and resilience.
  • Build and increase connections with peers and regional government agencies.
  • Find support and create opportunities for collaboration on climate action.


Resources for attendees

What is Learn, Talk, Do: A Climate Resilience Forum?

This Forum is an event tailored for local and tribal government leaders and regional agencies to unite in learning and sharing. The goal of this event to promote climate resilience and collaboration in the western Lake Superior region.

Participants will:

  • See presentations on current climate trends and projections specific to this region.
  • Share, hear and discuss local impacts and resilience actions in western Lake Superior communities.
  • Meet, connect and engage in conversations about resilient communities
  • Have opportunities to identify technical assistance needs related to climate change and resilience.
  • Be inspired by increased connections, identified support and opportunities for collaboration on resilience projects.

Questions about the Forum?

Julie McDonnell, Julie McDonnell
Minnesota’s Lake Superior Coastal Program

Event Partners

  • Minnesota Department of Natural Resources – Lake Superior Coastal Program
  • City of Duluth
  • Minnesota Department of Public Safety – Homeland Security Emergency Management
  • Wisconsin Coastal Management Program
  • Great Plains Institute
  • Arrowhead Regional Development Commission
  • Northwest Regional Planning Commission
  • Wisconsin Sea Grant
  • Lake Superior National Estuarine and Research Reserve
  • Minnesota Sea Grant

Funding for this event was provided in part by Great Lakes Integrated Sciences + Assessments and National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration - Office for Coastal Management.