2021 Southwest Adaptation Forum: Now Accepting Applications!

We are excited to announce that applications are now open for the 2021 Southwest Adaptation Forum on April 6th - 8th, 2021. Apply today!



The 2021 Southwest Adaptation Forum will virtually convene leaders, practitioners, and researchers from across the Southwest to explore efforts that are advancing climate change adaptation, and includes hands-on activities, networking, and professional training. The deadline to submit applications is March 17th, 2021.


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Forum Features:

  • Highlighting the Connecting Wildlands and Communities project as a model for advancing transformational adaptation through interdisciplinary collaboration to support resilient ecosystems and communities.

  • ​Immersive workshop on cultivating meaningful and authentic collaborations with Indigenous communities.

  • A series of roundtable discussions focused on overcoming challenges to fire and forest management in the Southwest.

  • A Climate Showcase featuring organizations leading the way on climate adaptation and community engagement.


Thanks to a generous gift, we are excited to offer the 2021 Southwest Adaptation Forum free for accepted applicants. We encourage applicants to consider supporting our youth climate education initiatives with your offset registration fees (Suggested: $75). Learn more about our Climate Kids program here and SUPPORT the next generation today!


The 2021 Southwest Adaptation Forum was supported by The Department of the Interior Southwest Climate Adaptation Science Center, which is managed by the USGS National Climate Adaptation Science Center.


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