ADV: The Rise of the Oaks on the North American Continent

Learn about the ancient events that led to the rise of the oaks, and the consequences of these evolutionary legacies from the past for ecosystems and for humanity?

University of Minnesota Professor Jeaninne Cavender-Bares, Ph. D., will discuss the fascinating evolutionary history and community assembly of the oaks in the Americas, link their past to the services they provide, explain some of the threats oaks face today and explore what you can do to help.
On September 13th at the Minnetonka Community Center, 14600 Minnetonka Boulevard, Minnetonka. Social time 6:30 p.m.; presentation 7:00 p.m.. Offered by the West Metro Chapter of MN Master Naturalist Volunteers. Free. Details at