2018 North Central Climate Collaborative (NC3) Northern Plains Climate Workshop

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: Oct 9th

The North Central Climate Collaborative will host a regional workshop on Oct. 9-11 at the Sioux Falls Convention Center (1201 Northwest Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD 57104).

This event is open to extension and outreach professionals in the North Central Region who are interested in weather and climate, and would like to explore how climate affects water, natural resources, communities and livelihoods in the region. Resources, programs and tools will be shared to create connections across states. This workshop will focus on North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas and Missouri. 

Co-sponsors of this workshop are North Central Region Water Network and NOAA’s National Integrated Drought Information System

Northern Great Plains Climate Workshop Agenda

Please check the North Central Climate Collaborative website for updates and details.

Tuesday, October 9

  • Session: Climate Starter
    Moderating: Laura Edwards, SDSU Extension

Wednesday, October 10th

  • Morning Concurrent Session 1: Climate and Agriculture 
    Moderating: Tyler Williams, University of Nebraska Extension
  • Morning Concurrent Session 2: Climate for Youth, Communities and Tribes 
    Moderating: Mary Knapp, Kansas State University 
  • Afternoon Session: Communicating Climate
    Moderating: Miranda Meehan, North Dakota State University

Thursday, October 11th

  • Session: Climate Applications for You


A hotel block is available at the Best Western Ramkota, 3200 W Maple St, Sioux Falls, SD 57107, phone: (605) 336-0650. Use group code “SDSU”. Please make your reservation as soon as possible for best room availability.

If you are traveling with SDSU funds, be sure to ask for the South Dakota state rate (this is different than federal rate).

For more information, see the hotel’s website.

Online Registration

Register by October 1, 2018. Payment Options: You can pay by credit card OR by check. Select the 'Order Now' button to pay with a credit card. If you would like to pay with a check, select 'Show other payment options' below the 'Order Now' button then choose the 'Pay Offline' button. Checks should be made payable to SDSU Extension and mailed to iGrow, SAG 217, Box 2207, SDSU, Brookings, SD 57007.