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2016 Linnaeus Symposium: Shining Light on Minnesota's Changing Landscapes

June 20

Celebrate the summer solstice at the Linnaeus Arboretum. Afternoon presentations by regional experts on Minnesota's grasslands, woodlands, and waters. Dinner featuring locally grown food and a keynote adress by naturalist Jim Gilbert who will lead a guided solstice stroll through the arboretum following dinner.

Featuring presentations from 1-5 p.m.

Grasslands: Dr. Pam Kittleson, professor, department of biology, environmental studies at Gustavus Adolphus College and Doug Mensing, senior ecologist at Applied Ecologial Services, Inc.

Waters: Steve Heiskary, research scientist, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and Carolyn Dindorf, limnologist and Vice President of Fortin Consulting.

Woodlands: Dr. Eli Sagor, sustainable forests education coorperative manager and associate extension professor at the University of Minnesota and Dr. Matt Russell, assistant professor in the department of forest resources and and an extension specialist at the University of Minnesota.

Ticket Cost:

  • $40 for non-members
  • $25 for current Linnaeus Arboretum members (become a member)

New Members receive 2 complimentary tickets

For more information and to buy tickets, go to https://gustavus.edu/events/linnaeus/, email arboretum@gustavus.edu or call 507-933-6181.

Upcoming events
Date Event
Jun 20 15 pm 2016 Linnaeus Symposium: Shining Light on Minnesota's Changing Landscapeshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/2016-linnaeus-symposium-shining-light-on-minnesota-s-changing-landscapes/48524Linnaeus Arboretum
Past events
Date Event
May 12 5:308 pm End of the Year Bash in the Arbhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/end-of-the-year-bash-in-the-arb/48263Linnaeus Arboretum Interpretive Center, Gustavus Adolphus College
58 pm End of the Year Bashhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/end-of-the-year-bash-2/48904Linnaeus Arboretum
May 11 11:30 am to 1 pm Soup and Sandwich Seminar: Gustavus's Strategic Plan – Gustavus ACTShttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/soup-and-sandwich-seminar-gustavus-s-strategic-plan-gustavus-acts/48180Melva Interpretive Center, Linnaeus Arboretum
Apr 23 1011:30 am Live Raptors at the Arbhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/live-raptors-at-the-arb/48553Linnaeus Arboretum
Apr 6 11:30 am to 1 pm Soup and Sandwich Seminar: Interfaith Advocacy in Minnesota: The Story of the Joint Religious Legislative Coalition.https://gustavus.edu/calendar/soup-and-sandwich-seminar-interfaith-advocacy-in-minnesota-the-story-of-the-joint-religious-legislative-coalition-2/48560Melva Interpretive Center, Linnaeus Arboretum
Mar 16 11:30 am to 1 pm Soup and Sandwich Seminar: Launching the Gustavus Academy for Faith, Science, and Ethicshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/soup-and-sandwich-seminar-launching-the-gustavus-academy-for-faith-science-and-ethics/48102Melva Interpretive Center, Linnaeus Arboretum
Mar 12 1011:30 am "Make Your Own Maple Syrup” Waffle Brunch at Linnaeus Arboretumhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/make-your-own-maple-syrup-waffle-brunch-at-linnaeus-arboretum/48313Melva Lind Interpretive Center
Feb 17 11:30 am to 1 pm Soup and Sandwich Seminar: Semester in Indiahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/soup-and-sandwich-seminar-semester-in-india/48103Melva Interpretive Center, Linnaeus Arboretum
Dec 16, 2015 11:30 am to 1 pm Soup and Sandwich Seminar: Sister Cities, Then and Now: Saint Peter, MN and Petatlan, Mexicohttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/soup-and-sandwich-seminar-sister-cities-then-and-now-saint-peter-mn-and-petatlan-mexico/46887Melva Lind Interpretive Center
Dec 9, 2015 6:308 pm Arboretum Christmashttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/arboretum-christmas/47182Interpretive Center
Nov 18, 2015 11:30 am to 1 pm Soup and Sandwich Seminar: China's High Economic Growth and Environmental Destruction: A National and Global Problemhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/soup-and-sandwich-seminar-china-s-high-economic-growth-and-environmental-destruction-a-national-and-global-problem/46845Melva Lind Interpretive Center
Oct 29, 2015 5:307 pm Jack-O-Lantern Night Hikehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/jack-o-lantern-night-hike-6/46865Linnaeus Arboretum
Oct 21, 2015 11:30 am to 1 pm Soup and Sandwich Seminar: On Being a Citizen of the Refrigerator: Sustainable Eating Beyond "Food Miles”https://gustavus.edu/calendar/soup-and-sandwich-seminar-on-being-a-citizen-of-the-refrigerator-sustainable-eating-beyond-food-miles-2/46812Melva Lind Interpretive Center
11:30 am to 1 pm Soup and Sandwich Seminar: On Being a Citizen of the Refrigerator: Sustainable Eating Beyond "Food Miles”https://gustavus.edu/calendar/soup-and-sandwich-seminar-on-being-a-citizen-of-the-refrigerator-sustainable-eating-beyond-food-miles-2/46814Melva Lind Interpretive Center
Oct 10, 2015 11 am to 4:30 pm Fall Fest at the Arbhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/fall-fest-at-the-arb/46498Linnaeus Arboretum
Sep 27, 2015 12:30 pm Nature, A Walking Playhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/nature-a-walking-play-2/46105Linnaeus Arboretum
Sep 26, 2015 5:307 pm Nature, A Walking Playhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/nature-a-walking-play-2/46104Linnaeus Arboretum
noon to 1:30 pm Nature, A Walking Playhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/nature-a-walking-play-2/46103Linnaeus Arboretum
Sep 25, 2015 5:307 pm Nature, A Walking Playhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/nature-a-walking-play-2/46102Linnaeus Arboretum
Sep 16, 2015 11:30 am to 1 pm Preview of 51st Nobel Conferencehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/preview-of-51st-nobel-conference/46472Melva Interpretive Center, Linnaeus Arboretum
May 615, 2015 Linnaeaus Arboretum Spring Photography Contesthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/linnaeaus-arboretum-spring-photography-contest/45380Linnaeus Arboretum
May 8, 2015 36:30 pm End of the Year Arb Bashhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/end-of-the-year-arb-bash/45356Linnaeus Arboretum
Apr 15, 2015 11:30 am to 1 pm Soup and Sandwich Seminar: The Gustavus Semester in Malaysia (Spring 2014)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/soup-and-sandwich-seminar-the-gustavus-semester-in-malaysia-spring-2014/45051Melva Interpretive Center, Linnaeus Arboretum
Mar 18, 2015 11:30 am to 1 pm Soup and Sandwich Seminar: Renewable Energy and Utilities - Friends or Foes?https://gustavus.edu/calendar/soup-and-sandwich-seminar-renewable-energy-and-utilities-friends-or-foes-2/44844Melva Interpretive Center, Linnaeus Arboretum
Feb 28, 2015 910:30 am Tree Pruning Basics at the Arbhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/tree-pruning-basics-at-the-arb-2/44757Linnaeus Arboretum
Feb 18, 2015 11:30 am to 1 pm Soup and Sandwich Seminar: The Story of Winterhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/soup-and-sandwich-seminar-the-story-of-winter/44066Melva Interpretive Center, Linnaeus Arboretum
Dec 11, 2014 79 pm Christmas and Conservationhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/christmas-and-conservation/43490Linnaeus Arboretum Interpretive Center, Gustavus Adolphus College
Dec 10, 2014 5:307:30 pm Friends of Linnaeus Arboretum Membership Appreciation Open Househttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/friends-of-linnaeus-arboretum-membership-appreciation-open-house/43523Melva Lind Interpretive Center
Dec 3, 2014 11:30 am to 1 pm Soup and Sandwich Seminar: The 2014 Elections: What Happened? What's Next?https://gustavus.edu/calendar/soup-and-sandwich-seminar-the-2014-elections-what-happened-what-s-next/42583Melva Lind Interpretive Center
Nov 19, 2014 11:30 am to 1 pm Soup and Sandwich Seminar: Let Love Serve.https://gustavus.edu/calendar/soup-and-sandwich-seminar-let-love-serve/42576Melva Lind Interpretive Center
Oct 24, 2014 5:309 pm Jack-O-Lantern Night Hikehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/jack-o-lantern-night-hike-4/43192Linnaeus Arboretum
Oct 23, 2014 57 pm Geocaching in the Arbhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/geocaching-in-the-arb/43177Linnaeus Arboretum
Oct 22, 2014 6:309 pm Kenny Salwey: Tales of a River Rat - Canceledhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/kenny-salwey-tales-of-a-river-rat-canceled/42984Heritage Banquet Room, Jackson Campus Center
Oct 11, 2014 11 am to 5 pm Fall Fest in the Arbhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/fall-fest-in-the-arb-3/42988Linnaeus Arboretum
Sep 24, 2014 11:30 am to 1 pm Soup and Sandwich Seminar: A Preview: Nobel Conference 50 Where Does Science Go from Here?https://gustavus.edu/calendar/soup-and-sandwich-seminar-a-preview-nobel-conference-50-where-does-science-go-from-here/42575Melva Lind Interpretive Center
Jun 24, 2014 8 am to 5 pm Arboretum Nature Camphttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/arboretum-nature-camp/42019Melva Lind Interpretive Center Linnaeus Arboretum
Jun 23, 2014 8 am to 5 pm Arboretum Nature Camphttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/arboretum-nature-camp/42018Melva Lind Interpretive Center Linnaeus Arboretum