Climate Corps Planner: February 2022

Major projects completed

•    Developed an initial training curriculum for a Climate Corps
•    Developed and updated a complete contact list for the incoming Climate Corps Coordinator
•    Environment and Natural Resources Joint Committee unanimously passed LD 1974, An Act To Establish and Fund the Maine Climate Corps Program Pursuant to Recommendations in the Report Required by Resolve 2021, Chapter 25
•    Continued conversation with the University of Maine System on developing a Coastal Zone Corps

Issues to be aware of

None at this time.

Major focus of effort in the next month

My contract concludes on March 11, so the focus of effort will transfer to whomever is chosen as the Climate Corps Coordinator. This person should continue outreach to Maine’s tribal communities, further develop a cohesive training curriculum for the Climate Corps, and continue development of programs in collaboration with organizations interested in being the administrative organization or host for Climate Corps. 

Prepared by Climate Corps Planner Kate Klibansky