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


Naturalists’ Winter Enrichment: Assessing Wisconsin's Beetle Diversity (Coleoptera)

Date: February 23, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: Auditorium UW–Madison Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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WESTON ROUNDTABLE: Climate Resiliency Planning and Buildings: Lessons from the Field

Speaker: Douglas Ahl, Ph.D. - Director of Research, Seventh Wave
Date: February 23, 2017
Time: 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
Location: 1163 Mechanical Engineering, 1513 University Ave.
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Ecological Restoration Work Party: Core Area and Curtis Prairie

Date: February 25, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: UW–Madison Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy
Category: Volunteer Opportunity
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Arboretum Walk: The End of Winter

Date: February 26, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: UW–Madison Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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Arboretum Family Nature Program: Patterns in Winter Trees

Date: February 26, 2017
Time: 1:30 PM
Location: UW–Madison Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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Gaylord Nelson Lecture: The Life Beneath Our Feet: Respecting and Protecting a Critical Resource

Speaker: Steve Ventura - Professor of Environmental Studies and Soil Science; Director of the Land Tenure Center
Date: February 27, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: H.F. DeLuca Forum Discovery Building, 330 N. Orchard St.
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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TeleSeminar: Yahara 2070 Scenarios: Future of Water and People

Speaker: Jenny Seifert - Science Writer / Outreach Coordinator, Water Sustainability and Climate Project, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Date: March 1, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: By Phone and Online, .
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Naturalists’ Winter Enrichment: The Human-Wildlife Connection: Why We Pay to Understand

Speaker: William Karasov - professor, Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology, and faculty director, BioHouse, UW–Madison
Date: March 2, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: Auditorium UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Highway
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Ecological Restoration Work Party: Wingra Oak Savanna

Date: March 4, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Highway
Category: Volunteer Opportunity
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Madison Reads Leopold

Date: March 4, 2017
Time: 9:30 AM
Location: Auditorium UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Highway
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Arboretum Walk: Walking in Leopold's Footsteps

Date: March 5, 2017
Time: 8:00 PM
Location: UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Highway
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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Atoms for Nature: The Heroic Journey of a Beautiful Idea

Speaker: Michael Shellenberger - Author and Environmental Policy Expert
Date: March 7, 2017
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Wisconsin Union Theater, 800 Langdon Street
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Terra Incognita Presents: Evolution of Ivanpah Solar

Speaker: Jamey Stillings
Date: March 8, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: 3rd Floor Madison Public Library (Central), 201 Mifflin Street
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Naturalists' Winter Enrichment: Why I Talk to My Plants—Because They "Listen”: What Do We Know about How Plants Sense their Environment?

Speaker: Simon Gilroy - professor, Department of Botany
Date: March 9, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: Auditorium UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Highway
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Food Sovereignty Symposium & Festival

Date: March 10, 2017 - March 12, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: Location, To Be Determined
Category: Conference/Symposium
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UW Lakeshore Nature Preserve Volunteer Opportunity

Date: March 11, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Picnic Point parking lot 129, 2004 University Bay Dr
Category: Volunteer Opportunity
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Ecological Restoration Work Party: Core Area and Curtis Prairie

Date: March 11, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Highway
Category: Volunteer Opportunity
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Arboretum Night Walk: Crusted Snow Moon

Date: March 11, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Highway
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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Expanding Local Food Access to Consumers, Schools & Businesses

Speaker: Anna Strand - Development Director, REAP Food Group
Date: March 12, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Borgwardt Hall Bethel Lutheran Church, 312 Wisconsin Ave.
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Arboretum Walk: Looking for the Green

Date: March 12, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Highway
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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Arboretum Family Walk: Mud

Date: March 12, 2017
Time: 1:30 PM
Location: UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Highway
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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Why Aldo Leopold Has Failed: Rescuing Environmentalism From Moral Obligations

Speaker: Daniel W. Bromley - Anderson-Bascom Professor Emeritus of Applied Economics, UW-Madison
Date: March 13, 2017
Time: 5:00 PM
Location: 1106 Mechanical Engineering, 1513 University Ave.
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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The Soils of Wisconsin Book Launch

Speaker: James Bockheim, Alfred Hartemink and Rebecca Blank
Date: March 16, 2017
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: Dept. Soil Science, 1525 Observatory Dr.
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Ecological Restoration Work Party: Grady Tract

Date: March 18, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: UW–Madison Arboretum Grady Tract parking lot, southeast corner of Seminole Hwy. and W. Beltline Frontage Rd.
Category: Volunteer Opportunity
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Arboretum Walk: Awakening Land

Date: March 19, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Highway
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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Arboretum Night Walk: Spring Equinox

Date: March 20, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Highway
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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Ecological Restoration Work Party: Core Area and Curtis Prairie

Date: March 25, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Highway
Category: Volunteer Opportunity
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Arboretum Walk: Early Migrants

Date: March 26, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Highway
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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Arboretum Family Nature Program: Nature Games

Date: March 26, 2017
Time: 1:30 PM
Location: UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Highway
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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Sustainable Seminar Series: Optimization of Energy Systems

Speaker: Victor Zavala - Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering
Date: March 27, 2017
Time: 3:30 PM
Location: 1115 Wisconsin Energy Institute, 1552 University Ave
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Date: March 29, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Barrymore Theatre, 2090 Atwood Ave
Category: Film
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UW Lakeshore Nature Preserve Volunteer Opportunity

Date: April 2, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Picnic Point parking lot 129 , 2004 University Bay Dr
Category: Volunteer Opportunity
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Healthy Food, Healthy Land, and Supply Chain Sustainability

Speaker: Bill Berry - Writer, Editor: Conservation, Agriculture and Rural Issues
Date: April 2, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Borgwardt Hall Bethel Lutheran Church, 312 Wisconsin Ave.
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Global Health Symposium 2017: For Our Planet, For Our Health

Speaker: Jennie Ward-Robinson and UW community - president and CEO of the Pan-American Health Organization
Date: April 4, 2017
Time: 4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Health Sciences Learning Center, 750 Highland Avenue
Category: Conference/Symposium
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CENTER FOR CULTURE HISTORY AND ENVIRONMENT & TERRA INCOGNITA PRESENT: WILLIAM DEBUYS COLLOQUIUM: "NOT SHUTTING DOWN: STAYING ENGAGED IN AN ERA OF ENVIRONMENTAL LOSS"

Speaker: William deBuys
Date: April 5, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: 7191 Helen C. White, 600 N. Park St.
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Sustainable Energy Seminar Series: Daily Manure: Environmental Bane or Energy Boon?

Speaker: Troy Runge - Assistant Professor, Biological Systems Engineering
Date: April 10, 2017
Time: 3:30 PM
Location: 1115 Wisconsin Energy Institute, 1552 University Ave
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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11th Annual Nelson Institute Earth Day Conference

Date: April 18, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center, 1 John Nolen Drive
Category: Conference/Symposium
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Cracking the Case: The Flint Water Crisis and Public Helath Advocacy

Speaker: Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha - Pediatrician, Hurley Children's Hospital and Michigan State University
Date: April 20, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Ebling Microbial Sciences Building, 1550 Linden Dr
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Indigenous Health and Wellness Day

Date: April 21, 2017
Time: 8:00 AM
Location: Dejope Hall, 640 Elm Drive
Category: Conference/Symposium
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UW Lakeshore Nature Preserve Volunteer Opportunity

Date: April 22, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Picnic Point parking lot 129, 2004 University Bay Dr
Category: Volunteer Opportunity
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UW-Madison Climate Change Symposium

Speaker: Keynote: Joshua Lawler - Associate professor in the School of Forest Resources, University of Washington
Date: April 27, 2017
Time: 3:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: DeLuca Forum WID (Wisconsin Institute for Discovery), 330 North Orchard St.
Category: Conference/Symposium
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(Re)Creating Our Resilient Regional Food System – Healing the Rural/Urban Divide

Speaker: Michelle Miller - Associate Director of Programs, UW Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems
Date: April 30, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Borgwardt Hall Bethel Lutheran Church, 312 Wisconsin Ave.
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Challenges of Feeding the World in 2050

Speaker: Molly Jahn - Prof., UW College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Dept. of Genetics
Date: May 7, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Borgwardt Hall Bethel Lutheran Church, 312 Wisconsin Ave.
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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UW Lakeshore Nature Preserve Volunteer Opportunity

Date: May 21, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Picnic Point parking lot 129, 2004 University Bay Dr
Category: Volunteer Opportunity
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UW-Madison Lakeshore Nature Preserve Volunteer Opportunity

Date: June 10, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Frautschi Point parking lot , 3034 Lake Mendota Drive
Category: Volunteer Opportunity
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UW-Madison Lakeshore Nature Preserve Volunteer Opportunity

Date: June 25, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Picnic Point parking lot 129, 2004 University Bay Dr
Category: Volunteer Opportunity
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UW Lakeshore Nature Preserve Volunteer Opportunity

Date: July 15, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Frautschi Point parking lot , 3034 Lake Mendota Drive
Category: Volunteer Opportunity
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UW Lakeshore Nature Preserve Volunteer Opportunity

Date: July 30, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Picnic Point parking lot 129, 2004 University Bay Dr
Category: Volunteer Opportunity
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UW Lakeshore Nature Preserve Volunteer Opportunity

Date: August 12, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Picnic Point parking lot 129, 2004 University Bay Dr
Category: Volunteer Opportunity
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