Linnaeus Symposium

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LocationAlumni Hall located at 800 W College Ave in St. Peter

Alumni Hall

Cec Eckhoff Alumni Hall, O.J. Johnson Student Union

800 W College Ave
St. Peter

You are invited to attend the Linnaeus Symposium from 1-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 18, 2019.
The theme is The Changing Climate: How Will We Respond?.

Spend the day at Gustavus Adolphus College learning about the changing climate in Minnesota. In addition to an opening overview of the science, speakers will address the issue through the lens of vegetation changes, public policy initiatives, and individual action. The day will conclude with a closing dinner and an optional walking tour of the Linnaeus Arboretum.

Featured Speakers
An amazing group of Minnesota experts has been assembled as speakers for the Symposium.
Dr. Mark Seeley is a Professor Emeritus, University of Minnesota Department of Soil, Water, and Climate and a regular commentator on Minnesota Public Radio
Dr. Lee Frelich is the Director of the University of Minnesota’s Center for Forest Ecology and Institute on the Environment
Joe Sullivan, JD, is the Deputy Commissioner for the Division of Energy Resources at the Minnesota Department of Commerce
J. Drake Hamilton is the Science Policy Director at Fresh Energy
Dr. Jim Dontje is the Director of the Johnson Center for Environmental Innovation at Gustavus Adolphus College

Ticket Information
$25 per person including dinner for Linnaeus Symposium Members (Join now if you are not a member)
$40 per person for non-members
To order, visit, call 507-933-7520, or send a check to Linnaeus Arboretum, 800 West College Avenue, Saint Peter, MN 56082.

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per person including dinner for Linnaeus Symposium Members (Join now if you are not a member)
per person, if a non-member

Appropriate for:

All Ages
College/Young Adults

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