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The Augsburg Biology Department’s rooftop greenhouse grows an appreciation for and deeper understanding of the plants of our planet.
The final First Thursday of the semester is this week, April 6, noon—3pm. The greenhouse is located on the 4th floor of the Hagfors Center.
It’s Earth Month, and we will be featuring the crop wild relatives that could help us sustainably produce food under a changing climate. Ironically, human activity is now threatening the habitats of many of these important species that our future food security could depend on, and some are even facing extinction. Come learn about the fascinating botany of crop wild relatives and why they matter.