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Petri Dish | Concrete and Canopy: Urban nature in the spotlight

October 27, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


Think nature and chances are that the landscapes that come to mind are far removed from city life. Yet nature not only exists in urban spaces but has a multitude of impacts on people. A new long-term ecological research program based in the Twin Cities promises to expand our understanding of how the natural world persists in urban settings. Our panelists will discuss the often invisible role urban nature plays in our daily lives and what they hope to learn going forward.

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Registration is requested here. The conversation will be held via Zoom. You will receive the link to join in a confirmation e-mail and two days before the event.

The Petri Dish explores how biology affects our lives and what it means for our future. No PowerPoints. Just lively, curiosity-driven conversations on timely topics with University of Minnesota experts.

Presented by the College of Biological Sciences and the Bell Museum, co-sponsored by IonE


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