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Come to the 8th Annual Range of the Arts. Celebrating the arts & culture of the Iron Range! There are daily activities the week of March 7th through March 13th, 2011. Check it out Lyric Center for the Arts Poster
Spring 2011, University of Minnesota, Duluth Public Speaker Series
Sponsored by the Sustainable Agriculture Project@UMD, Institute for Advanced Study, University of Minnesota, and Institute for Sustainable Future
Thursday, February 17: “Assessing the Western Lake Superior Region for Food Localization”
David Abazs, Senior Fellow, Endowed Chair in Agriculture, Univ. of MN
Stacey Stark, UMD , Geography, Director of GIS Lab.
Friday, February 18: “Incubating Farm(er)s, Creating the Duluth Community Farm: the Intervale Model”
Andrea Tursini, Director of Consulting and Land Stewardship at Intervale Center, Burlington, VT, Location and time t.b.d.
Tuesday, March 1: “Community Based Education in Duluth around Food, Farming, and Gardening”
Angie Miller and Michael Latsch, Seeds of Success
Cree Bradley, Farm Beginnings Program, Lake Superior Sustainable Farming Association Sarah Nelson, Duluth Community Garden Program
Thursday, March 31: “Institutionalizing Good Food: the Case of the Univ. of MN Morris”
Sandra Olson Loy, Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs, UM Morris
Thursday, April 7: “Cornercopia Farm: Creating Student Centered College and University Gardens”
Courtney Tchida, Student Program Coordinator, MISA, U of MN St. Paul
Friday, April 22: “Growing Power and Growing Food”
Will Allen, GROWING POWER, Milwaukee, WI
7:00 pm: Public Address, UMD Kirby Ballroom
Thursday, April 28: “Food Systems in Healthcare”
Diane Imre, MBA, RD Director of Nutrition Services, Fletcher Allen Healthcare, VT
Thursday, May 5 : “Food Hubs and Healthy Foods: Building Change in Eau Claire, WI”
Representatives from Sacred Heart Hospital, Eau Claire, WI
Unless otherwise noted, Speaker sessions begin promptly at 3:45pm, UMD, in the Library Rotunda
Parking is available for a nominal fee close to the library at Paylot G, which is off University Drive just south of St. Marie Street. A map can be viewed at the following website: http://www.duluth.umn.edu/parking/lots.html
For further information or a copy of this schedule, contact email@example.com or 218-349-2956
Speaker Series funded by Institute for Advanced Study, Univ. of Minnesota
Energy Efficient Ely presents the 2011 Energy Symposium Speaker Series Hosted by Vermilion Community College in Room CL104 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. Check out it out at 2011 Energy Symposium speaker Series0001. For more information visit Energy Efficient Ely’s website at www.eeely.org
February 13, 1 – 3 p.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church
Jesse Dahl, Presenter
Learn about how solar power works, and its practical possibilities for your churches, homes, or other facilities.
Jesse Dahl is a Solar pv instructor at Hibbing Community College, as well as a licensed electrician and a certified NABCEP solar installer. He will give a power point presentation, as well as answer questions. Jesse will also be bringing solar panels and inverters, and instruments that do site analysis for solar potential.
Messiah Lutheran Church is located at 8590 Enterprise Drive South in Mountain Iron, adjacent the Mountain Iron Community Center.
Sponsored by Congregations Caring for the Earth
Clean Energy Resource Teams 2011 Clean Energy Convergence will unite you with other Minnesotans who are blazing the paths to a clean energy future by working on energy efficiency and renewable energy projects in their communities. Get ready to learn, connect, and act with CERTs and 600 engaged community members on February 2-3, 2011 in Saint Cloud, MN!
CERTs 2011 is a venue for both broad and in-depth learning opportunities, connecting and networking with engaged community members, and taking action on energy efficiency and clean energy projects. The event will begin with In-Depth Workshops and an Evening Reception on February 2nd, and continue with a Daylong Conference on the 3rd.
Register now… Early Bird Registration ends December 1st. For more information visit http://www.cleanenergyresourceteams.org/events/CERTs2011
Mesabi Range Community & Technical College will be hosting a FREE global warming presentation on Wednesday, October 13, 2010 starting at 7:00 P.M. and held in Room F-100 (Theatre) on the Virginia Campus.
Mesabi graduate and best-selling author George Erickson will present a PowerPoint program titled: A Matter of Degrees: Global Warming is Real!, which is based on his 38 journeys in the far north and on the science that has been warning us to “get serious” for more than 50 years.
He is a former president of the Minnesota Humanists, a past director of the American Humanist Association, a recent Vice-President of the Minnesota Seaplane Pilots’ Assoc. and a former chairman of the Worthington, MN Airport Commission and the Nobles County, MN Art Center. He has served on the New Brighton, MN Environmental Quality Commission. Since 1967 he has made 38 flights through Alaska, the Yukon, the Northwest Territories, Nunavut, northern Quebec and Australia.
Dr. Erickson has published many articles on a variety of subjects and written four books: the best seller, True North: Exploring the Great Wilderness by Bush Plane, its sequel, Back to the Barrens: on the Wing with da Vinci & Friends, Time Traveling with Science and the Saints and Eyes Wide Open: Living, Laughing, Loving and Learning in a Religion-troubled World, which was published in May, 2010.
For more information on Dr. Erickson, please visit his website: w.tundracub.com.
This event is being co-sponsored by Mesabi Range College Continuing Education, Mesabi Range College Sustainability Team and the Virginia Sustainability Task Force.
For more information, please contact Toby Anderson at Mesabi College, 218-749-0319.
Energy Efficient Ely Presents
The Energy Symposium Speaker Series
Hosted at Vermilion Community College in Room – CL104
5:00pm – 7:00 pm every Wednesday from January – March
Come learn about renewable and efficient energy, right down the road!
Election Day in Virginia is this Tuesday, November 3. VSTF asked your city council candidates to respond to several questions about sustainability, and here are their answers. Keep these in mind when you head to the polls on Tuesday!
You are invited to attend a discussion about local sustainability with Pat Benson from the Transition US Board of Directors.
Learn about the Transition Movement which is a process of community development focused on our common goals of sustainable economic and environmental balance within a framework that honors individuals and enhances community in the deepest sense, creating the gift of a healthy future for our children and grandchildren.
Wednesday, November 18, 2009
Virginia Regional Medical Center basement
McMillian Auditorium Room A
Hosted by the Virginia Sustainability Task Force (VSTF)
Free of Charge
Learn more about the Transition Movement at www.transitionus.org
Or call Ardy at 218-749-4331
The Arrowhead Regional Development Commission, working in partnership with the Northeast Minnesota Regional Sustainable Development Partnership, the REDI Program (Rural Energy Development Initiative) The Minnesota Project, and Iron Range Resources will be holding a Northeast Minnesota Wind Energy Forum on Thursday, November 12th from 1:00-3:00 pm at the Mesabi Range Community and Technical College in Virginia, MN. This meeting will provide information to local units of government and community members in the Arrowhead Region who are interested in learning more about opportunities for wind energy development.
See the agenda flier for more information. Please share this forum invitation with others who may be interested.
Please RSVP by phone, email, or mail to make your reservation by Thursday, November 5th.
For questions, or to RSVP, please call, email or mail forms to:
Arrowhead Regional Development Commission
221 West 1st Street
Duluth, MN 55802