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The National Extension Climate Initiative serves to link climate change-related education and research across Extension program areas and associations. 


We hold a variety of monthly meetings designed to offer the latest information about climate change science, research, and communication for Extension educators and to offer a safe space to share ideas, obstacles, and solutions to advance climate change outreach in Extension.
Everyone is welcome at these meetings; make sure you are subscribed to the listserv to recieve information about these meetings.

Professional Development Meetings are on the first Wednesday of each month at 3:00 pm ET.
Steering Committee Meetings are on the second Wednesday of each month at 11:00 am ET.
Engagement Meetings are on the third Wednesday of each month at 3:00 pm ET.


About Us

This initiative serves to link climate change-related education and research across extension program areas and associations.  This effort is open to all professionals.

Participants

Join the 400+ professionals throughout the United States and Territories, each with a unique set of skills, abilities, and knowledge.

Resources

A selection of resources addressing climate change-related education and research.

Events

Join NECI and other supporters for various events, including the April 19-21 three-day Action Forum, Climate Change in Extension: Elevating and Amplifying Action

The National Extension Climate Initiative is a collaborative effort by members
of the initiative and the Western Rural Development Center.

NECI is based upon work that is supported by the Western Rural Development Center,
National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and
Extension Foundation under awards 2022-51150-38140 and NTAE-2021-2134.