Climate Minnesota: Bemidji Recap
Tuesday April 14th, 2015
5 pm, Resource Fair
5:30 pm – 8:00 pm Convening
Bemidji State University
Beaux Art Ballroom
1500 Birchmont Drive NE
Bemidji, MN 56601
Watch the Convening
Mayor Rita Albrecht
What do you value most about your Bemidji community?
CLIMATE CHANGE AND THE BEMIDJI COMMUNITY (download ppt)
Mark Seeley, University of Minnesota, Climatologist
Leech Lake: A Green Step Tribal Nation (download ppt)
Brandy Toft, Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Air Quality Specialist and Green Team Co-Lead
Using Wildlife Corridors to Facilitate Wildlife Adaptation to Climate Change (download ppt)
Jordan Morgan, BSU student and McNair and Doris Duke Conservation Scholar
Community Planning for Resilience (download ppt)
Mayana Rice, Greater Bemidji Area Joint Planning Board – Director
How do you feel about tackling climate change solutions?
We all have a story to tell. What is your climate story? Learn how personal stories can build confidence in talking to peers about this seemingly complex issue, and begin to develop your own climate story. Presented by Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy.
Be a part of innovative initiatives that are community identified and led, and leverage University of Minnesota research, education and outreach. We can help connect your idea for local climate change solutions with U of M people and resources. So, submit your idea today! Presented by the University of Minnesota’s Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships.
Learn more about how consumer choices and local foods are connected to climate change, and how the power of personal choice can be an real solution. Hear about tangible steps that are specific to the Bemidji community. Presented by the Rail River Folk School.
Learn about energy efficiency and solar technologies that are appropriate for your home or business. We’ll also share about an opportunity available for income eligible homes to install solar furnaces. Presented by Otter Tail Power and the Rural Renewable Energy Alliance (RREAL).
Places where people bike are great places to live and work. Bemidji is a bike place. Learn how biking improves our community and offers a solution to carbon emissions and infrastructure. Presented by Nice Ride Bemidji.
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