University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota
College of Biological Sciences
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Lunch With A Scientist

Join life-long learners for a monthly lunch and learn series! Each month, Cedar Creek hosts a scientist to present a general-audience lecture about their work at or related to Cedar Creek. This lunch series will provide brain food only, so bring a hunger for knowledge! We encourage you to munch your lunch when attending in the virtual format. For a list of speakers, topics, and specific descriptions, please see the “2022 Dates, Topics and Speakers” section below. This program is free and aimed at adults.


2022 Dates, Topics and Speakers

2022 will feature speakers who engage with Cedar Creek in active scientific research, ongoing land management and using artistic expression. Click here to view or download a 3 page flyer with specific dates, topics, descriptions and speakers included. (Alternate download option)


Who? The program and content level is designed for adults, ages 16+ recommended.


When? The series is scheduled for the second Tuesday of every month, 11:30AM - 1:00PM. The 2022 series will be virtual during the winter months (January - March, November - December), and offer a hybrid option during the growing season (April - October). For exact dates, click to view the 2022 flyers below or visit Cedar Creek’s calendar of events page.


Where? During winter months, the program will be virtual only, using a Zoom webinar format. Click this link to pre-register and access the webinar for the monthly talk:

During the growing season, the program will be hybrid. Those wanting to participate in-person can come join us in the Lindeman Center located at 2660 Fawn Lake Dr. NE, East Bethel, MN, 55005. No registration is required to attend in-person. Those wanting to participate virtually will use the Zoom webinar format. Click this link to pre-register and access the webinar for the monthly talk: The presentation will be streamed live from Cedar Creek. See additional information below.


Additional information for hybrid participants: The hybrid option from April - October will included a guided outdoor field tour related to the research for in-person participants only. In-person participants: please plan to at prior to attending so we can remain in compliance with the University of Minnesota's COVID policies. Again, no registration is required for in-person participants.


Need help with Zoom?

Instructions to navigate Zoom can be downloaded here: Joining a Zoom webinar


Questions can be directed to Caitlin Potter at


Recordings of past programs can be viewed here or in the embedded viewer below.


2022 Speaker List and Details


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