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National Extension Climate Initiative

The National Extension Climate Initiative serves to link climate change-related education and research across Extension program areas and associations. This subgroup acts as a place to share opportunities and resources, and discuss all things related to climate change extension.

Tagged With "Evaluations and Surveys Working Group"

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Curriculum Development Committee description

Sabrina L Drill ·
Curriculum Development Committee: Coordinate the development of existing and new climate-based curricular materials; Investigate the restructuring of traditional Extension programming around new areas more relevant to today's issues and populations; Work with partners like Federal level employees, USDA Climate Hubs, etc. to develop and promote new materials (ex. national youth climate stewards curriculum); Work to develop community programs on energy literacy, green workforce development,...
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JEDI Committee description

Sabrina L Drill ·
Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee: Investigate strategies to engage with marginalized populations to address meaningful and impactful change; Work with other committees on developing resources to educate about and empower allyship in Extension climate justice work; Investigate strategies for shifting away from information exchange and harness knowledge of different world views to build relationships engaging diverse knowledge forms as the foundation for driving action
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Policy and Partnerships Committee description

Sabrina L Drill ·
Extension Policy Committee: Identify, strengthen, and develop new relationships, partnerships, and pathways to leverage and grow current work on climate change; Facilitate compensation of expertise; Encourage land grant universities/administration to support climate programming by identifying or designating state-level Extension specialists/faculty points of contact; Improve willingness to act throughout the system .
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Beta tester group sessions

Sabrina L Drill ·
We can add the recordings of our Nov. meetings here.
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Re: Beta tester group sessions

Rick Schumann ·
We had our kickoff meeting for the NECI Beta Test this afternoon. For those who were not able to attend I am putting the link to the recording here: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/sh...Hwf.qlQ2LmpffXXs-Z3I Passcode:us3=Y=*$ I tried it just now by copying the link above without the passcode and pasting it into my browser. It brought up the recording just fine. Some people had asked for a copy of the PowerPoint slides I had today and I am attaching them here as well.
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Leslie Boby

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Funding for Community Science

Sabrina L Drill ·
Does your climate extension program include citizen or community science? If so, you may want to attend this webinar series hosted by NASA on federal funding for community science, starting 2/2/23 with a discussion about budgetting for community science - https://nasacitsci.gmri.org/#miniseries Note: registration is required. Each event will begin promptly at 3:00 pm Eastern / 2:00 pm Central / 1:00 pm Mountain / 12:00 pm Pacific / 11:00 am Alaskan time zone. Line will open 15 minutes before...
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Dave Dickson

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