Climate and Resilience Community of Practice and Spirit of Community Awards
The Gulf of Mexico Regional Collaboration Team supports the 8th annual Gulf of Mexico Climate and Resilience Community of Practice (CoP) meeting in Covington, Louisiana on May 16-18, 2017. The CoP brings together education, outreach, and extension professionals with local community decision-makers and climate experts for an exchange of ideas and best practices. The CoP enables opportunities for increased public awareness and improved resilience to climate and storm-related impacts in coastal communities around the Gulf of Mexico region.
The CoP also seeks nominations for individuals and local communities for its Spirit of Community Awards. These awards celebrate outstanding effort in climate communication and mitigation in the Gulf of Mexico region. Applications are due March 10, 2017.