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Tour of Swan Lake with Professor Robert Thorson

Sunday, September 24, 2017
3:00pm – 5:00pm

Storrs Campus
Swan Lake and The William Benton Museum of Art

Tour Swan Lake and view the exhibition "Unfiltered" at the Benton Museum with Robert Thorson, Professor of Geosciences at UConn. His main interests are in glacial geology, limnology, human impact, New England, and writing that evokes a sense of place.

Walk around the lake for different viewpoints and discussion of the use/abuse of surface and ground water resources.

Swan Lake tour will be followed by a cocktail reception at the Benton Museum and viewing of the exhibition "Unfiltered".

3pm tour

4pm reception (Cash Bar) Museum members receive a free drink

Email "RSVP Thorson Tour" by September 20 to or call 860-486-4520 if you are interested in attending. Limited to 30 people.

This event is co-sponsored by Joshua's Tract Conservation and Historic Trust.


Karen Sommer

Benton Events (primary), UConn Master Calendar

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