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Forest Trails & Forest Tales

Free public event on June 22 at the University of Minnesota’s Cloquet Forestry Center explores sense of place, story and climate change in Minnesota’s forests

Friday, June 21, 2013

How well do we know the forest? As climate change alters the landscape and its ecology, what does the future hold for northern Minnesota’s forests?

Join researchers from the University of Minnesota for a tour of the Cloquet Forestry Center, guided trail hike, presentations on climate research and more on June 22, 2013.

Participants will have an opportunity to engage in conversations with University researchers, fellow community members, artists, historians, musicians, storytellers and educators to discuss the future of Minnesota’s forests.  

This free public event is part of a project called "Conversation-E: Science + Art in Service to Sustainability" sponsored by University of Minnesota’s Institute on the Environment in partnership with Green Art Together Evolving (GATE) and the Cloquet Forestry Center.

The project is led by an interdisciplinary University of Minnesota team including Jonee Kulman Brigham, research fellow at the Center for Sustainable Building Research; Roslye Ultan, senior lecturer in the College of Continuing Education; Peter Reich, Regents professor in the Department of Forest Resources; and Rebecca A. Montgomery, associate professor in the Department of Forest Resources.

See the project website for a complete agenda and registration information: http://conversation-e.blogspot.com/p/forest-trails-forest-tales.html

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