Gulf of Mexico Region

Gulf of Mexico Climate Outreach Community of PracticeThe Gulf of Mexico Regional Collaboration Team supports the 7th annual Gulf of Mexico Climate Outreach Community of Practice (CoP) meeting in Biloxi, Mississippi on April 19-21, 2016.  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. Attendees at the meeting will: discuss climate adaptation challenges as well as climate science and how it’s being applied to planning, design and communication efforts; hear from local community representatives about techniques they use to address resilience; participate in a Tools Café and poster session; and join in small-group activities focusing on specific climate adaptation challenges.

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