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Winter 2020 Mini-Session

• Wednesday mornings from 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
• Runs February 12 until March 11

February 12
TOPIC: Mapping Abandoned Manitoba
Presenter: Dr. Gordon Goldsborough, Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences

February 26
TOPIC: Tick Talk
Presenter: Dr. Kateryn Rochon, Associate Professor, Veterinary Entomology

March 4
TOPIC: The Ins and Outs of Carbon in Our Environment
Presenter: Dr. Brian Amiro, Professor, Department of Soil Science,Program Chair, B.Sc. Agroecology, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

March 11
TOPIC: Mind Warriors: Using Contemplative Approaches for Optimal Health and Well-Being
Presenter: Dr. Michael Yellow Bird, Professor and Dean of Social Work
**Please note there is no session on February 19th

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