Solar Heat WorkshopMarch 11, 2014 at 68:30 p.m.

TimeMarch 11, 2014 at 68:30 p.m.

How can a trip to the lumberyard and a few hours of time can save $ on heating bills?

James Dontje, Director of Johnson Center for Environmental Innovation at Gustavus Adolphus College, will present a Do-It-Yourself Workshop on Solar Heat. This workshop will explain how solar air heaters can reduce propane and natural gas bills and demonstrate how a solar air heater can be built with readily available materials.


  • $20 contribution per participant for the costs of the workshop,
  • if the workshop fee is an obstacle, scholarships are available.

Dates and Times:

  • Tuesday, March 11 from 6:00 - 8:30 PM
  • (Snow Date, March 13)
  • Melva Lind Interpretive Center (Linnaeus Arboretum)


  • Space is limited for this workshop so please RSVP to:
  • 507-933-6184 or

More Information:

  • James Dontje
    • 507-304-0704

Additional Information:

These workshops are a joint effort sponsored by:

  • Johnson Center for Environmental Innovation"Gustavus Adolphus College (
  • Linneaus Arboretum"Gustavus Adolphus College (
  • Farmamerica (
  • Region 9 Renewable Energy Task Force. (
  • Transition Mankato (
  • SSND Center for Earth Spirituality and Rural Ministry (
PostedApr 17, 2019