April 3, 2010
Larson-Allmaras Lecture -- April 14th
The MN SWCS Chapter is one of the sponsors of this year's Larson-Allmaras Lecture on Emerging Issues in Soil and Water to be held on Wednesday 14th April 2010, 2:00-4:30, in 335 Borlaug Hall on the University of Minnesota St. Paul campus. The theme of the lecture will be "Tending the Land of Our Grandchildren”. The featured speaker will be Dr. Henry Janzen, Research Scientist in Soil Biochemistry with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada at Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA. Henry has studied the flows of carbon and nitrogen in agricultural ecosystems, especially their links to global cycles and long-term changes in the biosphere. He has been active in various national and international ventures, including assignments with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Please mark your calendar for the lecture event. For more information, visit the UMN Department of Soil, Water, and Climate.