Outdoor Ministry Announces 3rd Annual Winter Zoom Series

Join us for three Zoom gatherings January – March focused on on environmental justice issues

Topic: 2023 Farm Bill

When: January 12, 7:00-8:00 pm CST
Presenter: Sarah Goldman
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Learn more about the Farm Bill and why it matters to us as a faith community in this one-hour discussion brought to you by the Outdoor Ministry of the MN Conference UCC. The Land Stewardship Project will present the 2023 Farm Bill, which covers health care, food concerns, climate change, and corporate accountability and responsibility. Universities are also affected by this bill through research funding on topics involving agriculture, sustainable practices, and innovation. Read more

Topic: Microplastics in the Great Lakes

When: February 9, 7:00-8:00 pm CST
Presenter: Art Hirsch; Host: Jane Dow
Cost: Free
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Microplastics in the Great Lakes is an emerging water quality issue that has a huge potential of impacting human health and the aquatic environment. Microplastics are found in our food, water, air, and even beer along the Great Lakes. Fish are ingesting microplastic that cause them to starve and allow microplastics to move up the food chain. Humans are ingesting plastics made from endocrine disruptor chemicals. Read more

Topic: Mining Pollutants in Our Watersheds and Soil

When: March (date tbd)
Cost: Free
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