10:30am A Ghost in the Making: Searching for the Rusty-patch Bumble Bee
Learn why the Rusty-patched Bumble Bee became the first bee in the continental U.S. to be listed under the Endangered Species Act. Discover the history of this important bee. Join a local bee expert for a discussion on the loss of bees in the US.
12:30pm Spirit of the Trees
Join Trees Forever CEO and Founding President to hear about the making of the Spirit of the Trees, a six-part educational video series exploring the link between trees and forests and Native American cultures. Spirit of the Trees: Circle of Life (Central United States) In this segment, Woodland Tribes like the Yankton Sioux, Menominee and Objibwe.
Iowa State University’s Sustainable Design Studio Ideas for Downtown Cedar Rapids
Iowa State professor Ulrike Passe will present student work to create a sustainable design for the city of Cedar Rapids.