Speaker Date Topic
Hayes Scriven Mar 04, 2021
My First Year at Split Rock Lighthouse
My First Year at Split Rock Lighthouse

Starting any new job can be stressful.  Starting a job at a beloved Minnesota landmark, moving your family onto an historic site and toss in a global pandemic and you have for an interesting first ayear as Site Manager at Split Rock Lighthouse.

Janelle Long Mar 11, 2021
The Beauty and Birds of Hawk Ridge
The Beauty and Birds of Hawk Ridge

One of natures most remarkable spectacles can be witnessed each fall at Hawk Ridge Nature Reserve.  Learn more about the bird migration and how Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory serves to protect these birds through its research, education and stweardship programs.

Tim Eaton Mar 18, 2021
Viant Crane

Manager of Viant Crane.  A crane rental agency in Superior Wisconsin

Dale Hoff Mar 25, 2021
EPA’s Great Lakes Toxicology and Ecology Research Division
EPA’s Great Lakes Toxicology and Ecology Research Division

Learn about the examples of scientific research efforts that have made their way into everyday life.  Using these examples as a starting point, the presentation will then speak to environmental research conducted through the years and how that work has positively influenced people and their environment.  There will be an overiew of the research conducted at the Duluth facility and how the work relates to projects locally in the Twin Ports and beyond!

Rick Harnish Apr 29, 2021
High Speed Rail in America
High Speed Rail in America

We will learn the goals of the High Speed Rail Alliance and how a high-speed rail network has evolved in Europe and other locations, and how the integrated network approach can work in this country.  We will also learn specific action items citizens can take at the federal and state level to make high speed rail a reality in the Twin Cities/Duluth corridor.