Minnesota Master Naturalist

Course Registration

ADV - Lunch with a Scientist - Fungi (in person)

Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve website

2660 Fawn Lake Drive NE
East Bethel, MN 55005

PLEASE NOTE: It is unknown at this time whether we will be able to host on-site programs in September. If this in-person training opportunity must be cancelled, registrants will be emailed with information to register for a Zoom webinar.

Topic: Fungi of Cedar Creek Presented by Dr. Peter Kennedy, associate professor in the Department of Plant & Microbial Biology
br> Dr. Kennedy will share information the marvelous fungi that are abound at Cedar Creek. He will also share about work done in his lab:

Our lab is broadly interested in the ecology of plant-microbe interactions. Much of our work has focused on symbioses between forest trees and ectomycorrhizal fungi, but has increasingly involved other groups of fungi as well as bacteria. Our research questions integrate multiple biological disciplines: mycology and microbiology, ecology and evolution, and molecular biology and biochemistry. Though field sampling and experiments along with greenhouse and growth chamber studies, we seek to mechanistically understand how biotic and abiotic factors influence both the structure and functioning of microbial and plant communities.

Course Dates:

Meeting from 11:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. on:

Instructor Information

Tillery Bailey

Tillery is serving her second year as the Minnesota GreenCorps Member at Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve. MN GreenCorps is an AmeriCorps program sponsored by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, which allows young environmental professionals to gain practical experience. At Cedar Creek she serves as a member of the education and outreach team.

Tillery graduated from the University of Minnesota in December 2017 with a BS in Recreation Administration and a Management minor. She loves teaching yoga, spending time outside, and creating the occasional art project.

Sponsor Information

Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve


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