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April 2017

Challenge of Science Leadership Workshop

April 25 @ 9:00 am - April 27 @ 5:30 pm
R380 – Learning and Environmental Sciences, 1954 Buford Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55108 United States
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$300

A training covering strategic planning and techniques for building more effective research and outreach programs.

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The 35th National Pesticide Forum, Healthy Hives, Healthy Lives, Healthy Land

April 28 @ 4:00 pm - April 29 @ 10:30 pm
Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota, 301 19th Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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$20 - $170

The 35th National Pesticide Forum, Healthy Hives, Healthy Lives, Healthy Land, will focus on the adoption of policies to protect human health and the environment, and organic land and building management strategies. The Forum, with its broad range of speakers and collaborators, will provide an opportunity for grassroots advocates, students, scientists, and policy makers to share efforts in building local, state and national strategies for strength and growth.

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May 2017

Valuing Environmental Risk Through Financial Assurance Planning in Copper-Nickel Mining: A Case Study

May 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
R380 – Learning and Environmental Sciences, 1954 Buford Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55108 United States
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Free

Join the Institute on the Environment for a presentation from Jim Kuipers, international expert on financial assurance for mining.

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Cultural Continuity and Sustainability in the Gullah/Geechee Sea Islands

May 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
R380 – Learning and Environmental Sciences, 1954 Buford Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55108 United States
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Free

Join the Institute on the Environment for an interactive discussion with Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation and Elder Carlie Towne of the Gullah/Geechee Angel Network on the components of cultural continuation that are often left out of the discussions of sustainability and adaptation.

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National Adaptation Forum

May 9 @ 8:00 am - May 11 @ 5:00 pm
RiverCentre, 175 West Kellogg Blvd
St Paul, MN 55102 United States
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The National Adaptation Forum is the gathering of the adaptation minded. Since the forum is created by and for the members of the adaptation community, the meeting focuses on issues of the day — established and emerging. For more information on the events and registration, please see the this website.

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“We Watch the Stream” Environmental Art Exhibit and Reception

May 12 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
MWMO Stormwater Park and Learning Center, 2522 Marshall Street NE
Minneapolis, MN 55418-3329 United States
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Free

Join Mississippi Watershed Management Organization to celebrate the opening of We Watch the Stream: Impressions from River Journey, an art exhibit by artist and educator Jonee Kulman Brigham in collaboration with River’s Edge Academy.

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Institute on the Environment Writing Workshop

May 15 @ 9:00 am - May 16 @ 4:00 pm
R380 – Learning and Environmental Sciences, 1954 Buford Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55108 United States
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This two-day writing retreat and workshop is focused on making rapid progress on a manuscript that will be submitted for publication.

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June 2017

Reinventing Power Programs through Sustainability-Focused Curriculum

June 16 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
McNamara Alumni Center, 200 SE Oak St
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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$195 - $245

Interested in sustainability and emerging power and electrical technologies? Consider attending this UMN-sponsored conference in June!

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Summer Institute for Climate Change Education

June 26 @ 8:00 am - June 28 @ 5:00 pm
Institute on the Environment, 1954 Buford Ave
St Paul, MN 55108 United States
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$150

The Institute on the Environment is proud to host Climate Generation's Summer Institute at the University of Minnesota.

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Climate Change in the Age of Alternative Facts

June 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cowles Auditorium, 301 19th Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Free

On Monday, June 26 – the first day of our 12th annual Summer Institute for Climate Change Education – we’re co-hosting a free public forum with the U of M Institute on the Environment and the Humphrey School’s Center for Science, Technology & Environmental Policy: Climate Change in the Age of Alternative Facts U of M Humphrey School of Public Affairs, Cowles Auditorium Monday, June 26, 7-8 pm Pre-forum reception with teachers and supporters in Cowles Atrium, 6-7 pm The…

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