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Climate Change Forum for Extension

April 19, 2021 @ 8:00 am April 21, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

Climate Change in Extension: Elevating and Amplifying Action

“This virtual 3-day forum will take place April 19-21, 2021, starting at noon ET each day.

The event will bring together Extension faculty, staff, federal representatives, administrators, interested partners, and constituents to address the question: What can/should the Cooperative Extension System do to advance climate change programming? 

  • USDA-NIFA’s Director Carrie Castille and Cooperative Extension System/ECOP Executive Director Caroline Henney will be panelists on April 19.
  • On April 20 Obahdiah Njue, University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff; Rich Bonanno (ECOP), NC State University, Karl Martin (North Central), University of Wisconsin, Brian Schilling, Rutgers University, and Ken White, Utah State University, empanel a leadership deep dive. 

Please share detailed registration link widely to encourage participation. For more information on the Initiative go online to the National Extension Climate Initiative.”