Archive of Program Presentations

“Parallel Prairies” by Ollie, October 29, 2022

A description of how prairies require maintenance based on observations over four years of mowed, burned, and untouched prairie

“Preserving Ice in the Environment” by Tony Manzara, December 8, 2022

A report of 10 years of success and setback on the effort to keep ice from melting so fast. Describes field trials in Minnesota, Alaska, and Iceland.

Japanese Beetle reduction using an organism found in Lake Elmo Parks, by Kyle Murley, University of Minnesota Department of Entomology, presented August 23rd 2023

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