Are you interested in renewable energy with the potential to improve southeast Minnesota’s forest health? Did you know that woody biomass might be a good choice for renewable energy growth in Rochester and southeast Minnesota? If so, join this tour of Gundersen Health System’s Wood Biomass facility in La Crosse, Wisconsin.

WHEN: September 11, 2015, prompt 8:30 AM departure, noon return to Rochester

WHERE: Depart from the Rochester Community & Technical College (RCTC) parking lot between the main RCTC building and the Heintz Center. To find this parking lot turn south from Collegeview Drive SE, away from the Silver Creek Road NE (the road to the Olmsted County Waste & Recycling center), between the soccer fields and the baseball diamonds. At the round-about take the first right, behind the soccer field, and then the first left into a small parking lot.

COST: $30/person, scholarships available upon request; Contact Angela Gupta, agupta@umn.edu or 507-280-2869.

REGISTER: Pre-registration is encouraged as seating is limited. Register here.

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