Friday, May 3, 2024 – 11:30am Social; 12:00pm Lunch

Climate Change in Our Own Backyard with Dr. Mark Seeley

Join us on May 3rd for a delicious catered meal followed by a presentation by climatologist and meteorologist, Mark Seeley, who will speak about climate trends, climate change, and impacts that are already consequential in Minnesota.

Mark is one of the most widely recognized and respected University of Minnesota faculty members. He has done weekly commentary on Minnesota Public Radio since fall 1992, where he provides weekly weather and climate commentary on Morning Edition as well as writing Minnesota WeatherTalk, a weekly online newsletter with more than 5,000 subscribers. Dr. Seeley has helped Twin Cities Public Television (TPT) produce award-winning documentaries on Minnesota’s most memorable historical weather events, and on how climate change is affecting the state’s infrastructure and natural resources. He is the author of Minnesota Weather Almanac (1st edition published by the Minnesota Historical Society Press in 2006 and second edition published in 2015), and co-author (with Don Breneman) of Voyageur Skies: Weather and the Wilderness in Minnesota’s National Park (Afton Press, 2011), an award-winning book about the state’s only national park.

Register for this event by signing up at the table in the narthex. Invite your family and friends, and be sure to add their names to the sign-up sheet. Cost $15/person.