2013 Annual Meeting

Join us for an evening of camaraderie as we celebrate another successful year in the Western Great Lakes Region!



Mike Hoppus, Minnesota DNR

“Decades of Counting, Trees, Swamps, and Critters From Above”

Paul Morin, Polar Geospatial Center Director University of Minnesota

“Mapping the Last Continent in Three Easy Steps”
Thursday, January 31, 2013, 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Machine Shed Restaurant
Lake Elmo, MN 55042
Cost: $30 Members, $35 Non-members, $10 Students. 
4:00 – 5:00

Officer’s Annual Meeting


5:00 – 6:45

Cocktail hour/social


6:45 – 7:00
Welcome and Introductions
7:00 – 7:45
Dinner and presentation by Mike Hoppus, Resource Assessment Director, Minnesota DNR: “Decades of counting trees, swamps, and critters from above.”
7:45 – 8:45
Featured Speaker: Paul Morin, Polar Geospatial Center Director, University of Minnesota: “Mapping the last continent in three easy steps”
Door prize drawing


Dinner will be served family style, with your choice of Country Fried Chicken or Old Fashioned Pot Roast, served with mashed potatoes and gravy, cole slaw, cottage cheese, vegetables, and fresh baked bread. A hot appetizer bar will be served during cocktail hour.
Overnight Accommodations
The Machine Shed is connected to the Wildwood Lodge Hotel for those who are coming out of town and wish to stay overnight.
Wildwood Lodge
8511 Hudson Boulevard
Lake Elmo, MN
(651) 714-8068
Also nearby…
Hilton Garden Inn St. Paul/Oakdale
420 Inwood Avenue
Oakdale, MN
(651) 735-4100

Please note you MUST register in advance by JANUARY 24th so we can give the restaurant an accurate head count prior to the event!  We are not able to take credit cards at the door.  Please e-mail Jim Lacy with any questions.