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Wild and Rare

  • Chippewa Valley Museum 1204 E Half Moon Dr. Eau Claire, WI 54703 (map)

Adam Regn Arvidson


This event is co-sponsored by the Chippewa Valley Museum.

Adam Regn Arvidson takes a look not only at the Midwest plants and animals on the endangered species list but at which ones we value, why we value them, and what we should take into consideration moving forward. During this interactive discussion and reading about endangered plants and animals in the upper Midwest, you will learn which species are endangered, the history of their conservation and protection in this country, and what you can do to help these fellow inhabitants of our beautiful planet.

  • 12:00 p.m. Lunch (ticket required) Lunch will be catered by French Press and will include vegetarian and gluten free options. Lunch will include a wrap, chips and a cookie. Coffee and apple cider will be provided.

  • 12:30 p.m. Program (free event)

Tickets are $15.
Limit of 50 participants for the lunch event. Ticket deadline is Wednesday, October 16.

>> Our book sales committee will have copies of Wild and Rare: Tracking Endangered Species in the Upper Midwest available for purchase at this event. Please join us for an autographing session following the presentation.

ADAM REGN ARVIDSON is a landscape architect and writer living in Minneapolis. His written work has been featured in magazines ranging from Landscape Architecture and Metropolis to Michigan Quarterly Review and Utne Reader. He is currently the director of strategic planning at the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board. His most recent book, Wild and Rare: Tracking Endangered Species in the Upper Midwest, is a look at the landscape of the upper midwest through the lens of endangered plants and animals.