The Lion: A talk with world’s leading lion expert Craig Packer

Bell Museum of Natural History 2088 Larpenteur Ave W, St Paul, MN, United States

Lions loom large in the collective imagination as a subject of fascination and fear. IonE Affiliate and expert on African lions Craig Packer has spent more than four decades studying the large cats. In The Lion: Behavior, Ecology, and Conservation of an Iconic Species, he offers a vivid snapshot of the lives of these remarkable animals, touching on scientific questions about lion behavior, human-lion interaction, and conservation challenges. Dr. Packer will share his insights from years observing lions in the field along with his thoughts on how to ensure that they survive and thrive in the future.

Free

Bell Expeditions

Bell Museum of Natural History 2088 Larpenteur Ave W, St Paul, MN, United States

Join us on the Bell Museum’s Learning Landscape to observe and ask questions about the process of measuring, cataloging, and preparing natural history specimens!

Free

Bell Expeditions

Bell Museum of Natural History 2088 Larpenteur Ave W, St Paul, MN, United States

Join us on the Bell Museum’s Learning Landscape to observe and ask questions about the process of measuring, cataloging, and preparing natural history specimens!

Free

Bell Expeditions

Bell Museum of Natural History 2088 Larpenteur Ave W, St Paul, MN, United States

Join us on the Bell Museum’s Learning Landscape to observe and ask questions about the process of measuring, cataloging, and preparing natural history specimens!

Free

Bell Expeditions

Bell Museum of Natural History 2088 Larpenteur Ave W, St Paul, MN, United States

Join us on the Bell Museum’s Learning Landscape to observe and ask questions about the process of measuring, cataloging, and preparing natural history specimens!

Free

Bell Expeditions

Bell Museum of Natural History 2088 Larpenteur Ave W, St Paul, MN, United States

Join us on the Bell Museum’s Learning Landscape to observe and ask questions about the process of measuring, cataloging, and preparing natural history specimens!

Free

SciPride at the Bell Museum

Bell Museum of Natural History 2088 Larpenteur Ave W, St Paul, MN, United States

SciPride celebrates the scientific contributions of the LGBTQIA+ community at the University of Minnesota.

Community Engaged Scholarship: Approaches, Techniques, and Storytelling

Bell Museum of Natural History 2088 Larpenteur Ave W, St Paul, MN, United States

Join IonE’s Boreas Sustainability Leaders on April 18 (3 – 5 p.m.) for a meal and a panel discussion at the Bell Museum on community engaged scholarship, centering community, and sustainability. The panel includes Sam Grant, Shanai Matteson, Tiffany Wolf, and Michelle Garvey.

Free

Conversations about Science and Society: Is there a Reproducibility in Climate Science?

Bell Museum of Natural History 2088 Larpenteur Ave W, St Paul, MN, United States

Studying climate processes and their history helps scientists understand how and why changes occur in the Earth’s climate. Conclusions that converge on similar answers despite incomplete data can increase confidence in the accuracy and predictions derived from climate models. Join us for a conversation to probe critical questions at the intersection of science and society.

Free

A Call to Climate Action: Book launch and talk with UMN climate scientist Dr. Heidi Roop

Bell Museum of Natural History 2088 Larpenteur Ave W, St Paul, MN, United States

Join us for the launch of UMN climate scientist Dr. Heidi Roop’s new book, The Climate Action Handbook. This visually stunning guide addresses climate change using easy-to-understand language and infographics and offers ideas, options, a roadmap for action – and more importantly, hope.

Free