Trees for Heart, Mind, and Spirit Begins Today

Posted on April 23rd, 2008 by

Today is the kick-off of our Arbor Week activities in the Linnaeus Arboretum.  Come enjoy the beautiful weather and scenery.  Lunch is available for purchase, so all should join us for a brief visit.  The schedule for the next three days is as follows:

Wednesday, April 23rd

11:30 – “Yoga in the Arboretum” – Kari Lipke

12:00 – “The Importance of Play and Chance to Dance” – Michele Rusinko

12:30 – “Negative Effects of Nature Withdrawal” – Bonnie Reimann & Aaron Banks

1:00 – “Local Biking Routes” – Brian Koeneman

Thursday, April 24th

11:30 – “Expanding the Arboretum – Coneflower Prairie” – Cindy Johnson-Groh

12:00 – “Birding with Bob” – Bob Dunlap

12:30 – “Geology of the St. Peter Area” – Jill Sotendahl

1:00 – “Interpreting the Spring Landscape” – Emily Hoefs

Friday, April 25th

11:30 – “Tai Chi in the Arboretum Meditation Area” – Gretchen Koehler

(meet in the Natural Meditation Area of the Arboretum)

12:00 – “Natural Labyrinths” – Rachel Larson

12:30 – “Sewing the Seeds of Vocation” – Chris Johnson

1:00 – “Finding Musical Inspiration” – Karl Anderson (bagpipes)


We have native MN tree saplings available to attendees. Plant them in your yard, or give them as a gift to someone special in your life.  We anticipate beautiful weather, wonderful information, and great company.  Join us!


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