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Friday, February 28, 2014: River at Our Doorstep

The River at Our Doorstep

Friday, February 28, 2014, 9:00am-3:30pm
President’s Room, 3rd Floor, Coffman Union

No RSVP necessary. Questions can be sent to Pat Nunnally at pdn@umn.edu.

December 5 RCRJoin the River Life Program for a one-day symposium of roundtable discussions on research and student/public programs.

Participants will discuss use of the river corridor as a field study location: What are we doing? What would we like to do? How do we make our ideas come to fruition?

9:00 Opening, welcome, review of agenda/hopes for the day


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Ann Waltner, Director, Institute for Advanced Study
Paul Labovitz, Superintendent, National Park Service
Katie Nyberg, Executive Director, Mississippi River Fund
Pat Nunnally, Coordinator, River Life

9:45-11:30 The Mississippi River corridor as a site for research

A. What we’re already doing,
B. What we’d like to do in the future,
C. What we should do in the near term to get new work started,
Report out, comment wrap-up.

11:30-1:00 Lunch (on your own)

1:00-3:00 The Mississippi River corridor as a site for teaching and public programs

A. What we’re already doing,
B. What we’d like to do in the future,
C. What we should do in the near term to get new work started,
Report out, comment wrap-up.

3:00-3:30 Overall wrapup, next steps, what we learned, etc.,

Lewis Gilbert, Institute on the Environment

Sponsored by River Life and the Institute for Advanced Study. For more information on River at Our Doorstep visit http://riverlife.umn.edu/events

 

 

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