Upcoming Ecology Events

You can post ecology-related events to the Nelson Institute environmental events calendar and they will be listed here as well.
Submit a new event here.

Additional event calendars of interest to UW ecologists:

Biology Colloquia and Seminars
Climate, People and Evironment Program Seminars
Entomology Seminars
Forest and Wildlife Ecology Seminars
Limnology and Marine Science Seminars
JF Crow Institute Evolution Seminars
Weston Roundtable Series
Yi-Fu Tuan Lectures


UW Lakeshore Nature Preserve Volunteer Event

Date: November 17, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Kiosk Picnic Point entrance, 2004 University Bay Dr
Category: Volunteer Opportunity
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Arboretum Walk: Thinking Like an Arboretum

Date: November 17, 2019
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Location: UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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Will global precipitation trends be observable in our lifetime?

Speaker: Tristan L'Ecuyer - Associate Professor, UW-Madison Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
Date: November 19, 2019
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: 4274 Chamberlin Hall, 1150 University Ave.
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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CHE Colloquium

Speaker: Laura Perry - Managing Editor, Edge Effects, & Ph.D. Candidate in Literary Studies
Date: November 20, 2019
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: 140 Science Hall, 550 N. Park St.
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Weston Roundtable Series - Wild Technology: Stories from Developing Technology for Wildlife Conservation

Speaker: Shah Selbe - Founder of Conservify and Fellow, National Geographic Society.
Date: November 21, 2019
Time: 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
Location: 1153 Mechanical Engineering, 1513 University Ave.
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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November Conservation on Tap

Speaker: Matt Wallrath - Invasive Species Coordinator, Upper Sugar River Watershed Association
Date: November 21, 2019
Time: 5:30 PM
Location: Giant Jones Brewing Company, 931 E Main Street
Category: Social Event
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The Power of Storytelling and Traditional Ecological Knowledge

Speaker: Mary Louise Defender-Wilson - Fall 2019 UW-Madison Elder-in-Residence
Date: November 21, 2019
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Lake Mendota Room Dejope Hall, 640 Elm Drive
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Everyone's Earth: The Power of Storytelling and Traditional Ecological Knowledge

Speaker: Mary Louise Defender-Wilson - Fall 2019 UW-Madison Elder-in-Residence; Dakotah-Hidatsa Traditionalist/Storyteller
Date: November 21, 2019
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Lake Mendota Room Dejope Hall, 640 Elm Drive
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Arboretum Ecological Restoration Work Party: Core Area and Curtis Prairie

Date: November 23, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy
Category: Volunteer Opportunity
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Arboretum Class: Wreath-making from Nature

Speaker: Marian Farrior; Jane Hawley Stevens - Aboretum restoration work party manager; Herbalist
Date: November 23, 2019
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy
Category: Workshop
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Arboretum Walk: Winter Preparations

Date: November 24, 2019
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Location: UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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Bird and Nature Outing

Date: November 24, 2019
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Kiosk Picnic Point entrance, 2004 University Bay Dr
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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Arboretum Family Nature Program: Who's Hibernating?

Date: November 24, 2019
Time: 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Location: UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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RENEWABLE ENERGY AND ELECTRIC GRIDS – AN OPTIMAL COMBINATION?

Speaker: Line Roald - Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Date: November 25, 2019
Time: 3:30 PM
Location: 1115 Wisconsin Energy Institute, 1552 University Ave.
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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On the road to sustainable production of fuels and chemicals from biomass

Speaker: Tim Donohue - Wisconsin Energy Institute Interim Directorand UW Foundation Fetzer-Bascom Professor of Bacteriology
Date: November 26, 2019
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: 4274 Chamberlin Hall, 1150 University Ave.
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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How Solar Energy Became Cheap: A Model for Low-Carbon Innovation

Speaker: Greg Nemet - Professor of Public Affairs, UW-Madison
Date: December 2, 2019 - September 23, 2019
Time: 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: 1115 Wisconsin Energy Institute, 1552 University Ave
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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HOW SOLAR ENERGY BECAME CHEAP: A MODEL FOR LOW-CARBON INNOVATION

Speaker: Greg Nemet - Professor of Public Affairs
Date: December 2, 2019
Time: 3:30 PM
Location: 1115 Wisconsin Energy Institiute, 1552 University Ave.
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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A case study of bacterial pathogen emergence: Staphylococcus saprophyticus

Speaker: Caitlin Pepperell - Associate Professor of Medicine and Medical Microbiology & Immunology
Date: December 3, 2019
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: 4274 Chamberlin Hall, 1150 University Ave.
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Salt Sustainability on the UW-Madison Campus

Date: December 4, 2019
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 AM
Location: Lake Mendota Rm Dejope Residence Hall, 640 Elm Dr
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Birding Madison Lakes

Date: December 7, 2019
Time: 7:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: UW Parking Lot 60, 800 Walnut St.
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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UW Lakeshore Nature Preserve Volunteer Event

Date: December 8, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Parking lot Frautschi Point, 2662 Lake Mendota Drive
Category: Volunteer Opportunity
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The poetry of chaos

Speaker: Robin Chapman - Emerita Professor, UW-Madison Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Date: December 10, 2019
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: 4274 Chamberlin Hall, 1150 University Ave.
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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CHE End of Semester/ Holiday celebration

Date: December 11, 2019
Time: 5:30 PM
Location: TBD, TBD
Category: Social Event
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Bird and Nature Outing

Date: December 22, 2019
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Kiosk Picnic Point entrance, 2004 University Bay Dr
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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Climate Change in the Lakeshore Nature Preserve

Date: January 11, 2020
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Kiosk Picnic Point entrance, 2004 University Bay Dr
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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Bird and Nature Outing

Date: January 26, 2020
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Kiosk Picnic Point entrance, 2004 University Bay Dr
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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Bird and Nature Outing

Date: February 23, 2020
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Kiosk Picnic Point entrance, 2004 University Bay Dr
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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Bird and Nature Outing

Date: March 22, 2020
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Kiosk Picnic Point entrance, 2004 University Bay Dr
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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Bird and Nature Outing

Date: March 22, 2020
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Kiosk Picnic Point entrance, 2004 University Bay Dr
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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Earth Day@50: Aspiring for Sustainability, Striving for Justice, Crafting the Planet

Date: April 20, 2020
Time: 8:30 AM
Location: Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center, 1 John Nolen Dr
Category: Conference/Symposium
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