March for Science - MN

March for Science - Minnesota 2017

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Photo by Trista McGovern

 
 
 

The March

The Start Point of the March for Science Minnesota was Cathedral Hill Park in St. Paul and started at 11:00 AM on Earth Day, April 22. Over 40,000 participants marched from the Start Point to the Minnesota State Capitol. 

 

The Rally

Speakers led the rally on capital grounds:

  • Prof. Mark Seeley - UMN faculty member & climatologist
  • Lindsey Burdick - Biological and physical sciences teacher, Park Center High School
  • Alan Lifson, MD, MPH  - UMN faculty member and public health physician focused on AIDS research
  • Bobwealth Omontese, PhD -  Agricultural and livestock field scientist
  • Betty McCollum - Congresswoman for St Paul. Sponsor Save America’s Science Act To Safeguard Federal Scientific Data
 

Marchers and Signs

 
 
 
 

“We unite...to call for science that upholds the greater good.”

National March for Science  |  Mission statement

Photo by Mike Levad

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