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


Guarding a Warming Coast: The Coast Guard, Ice, and Climate Change

Speaker: Collin Tuttle
Date: September 26, 2017
Time: 2:30 PM
Location: 811 Atmospheric, Oceanic And Space Sciences Building, 1225 W. Dayton St.
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Wildlife of Cuba

Speaker: Nils Navarro
Date: September 27, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Room 150 Rusell Labs, 1630 Linden Drive
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Sustain-A-Bash

Date: September 28, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Outdoor Lawn Gordon Dining and Event Center, 770 W Dayton St.
Category: Social Event
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Conservation of Floating Rice in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam: Implication for Local Food Security and Community Resilience

Speaker: Dor. Van Kien Nguyen - Director of Reserach Center for Rural Development, An Giang University
Date: September 28, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: 15 Science Hall, 550 N. Park St.
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Energy dialogues and Energy Citizenship Public Engagement in Energy Sustainability Transitions

Speaker: Knut H. SØrensen - Professor of Science and Technology Studies, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Date: September 28, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM
Location: 8417 Social Science, 1180 Observatory Drive
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Help care for the UW Lakeshore Nature Preserve

Date: October 1, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: UW Lakeshore Nature Preserve UW Parking Lot 129, 2004 University Bay Drive
Category: Volunteer Opportunity
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Below ground carbon response to landscape disturbance

Speaker: Erika Marin-Spiotta
Date: October 3, 2017
Time: 2:30 PM
Location: 811 Atmospheric, Oceanic And Space Sciences Building, 1225 W. Dayton St.
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Video Chat with Nelson Alum Lynn Price

Speaker: Lynn Price - Energy & Environmental Policy Senior Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Date: October 6, 2017 - October 2, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: 140 Science Hall, 550 N. Park St.
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Building green infrastructure in the US: a framework for sustainable growth

Speaker: Hugh Keegan - manager ESRI Applications Prototype Lab
Date: October 6, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM
Location: 159 Education Building, 1000 Bascom Hill
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Ecological Storytelling: Imaginative Experiments for All Ages

Speaker: Christa Donner and Andrew Yang - Artists (and both teach at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago)
Date: October 7, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Bubbler Room Madison Public Library , 201 W Mifflin St
Category: Workshop
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Habitat Diversity on the Preserve

Date: October 8, 2017
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: UW Parking Lot 129 at entrance to Picnic Point, 2004 University Bay Drive
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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How novel are 21st century climates? A global assessment of future climates and their analogs back through the Eocene

Speaker: Kevin Burke
Date: October 10, 2017
Time: 2:30 PM
Location: 811 Atmospheric, Oceanic And Space Sciences Building, 1225 W. Dayton St.
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Notes From The Field: Conservation Conflicts, Social Justice and Museum Practice in the Chicago Region

Speaker: Jason Campbell - Urban Environmental Anthropologist
Date: October 13, 2017
Time: 2:30 PM
Location: 175 Science Hall, 550 N. Park St.
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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The Night Sky in the Preserve

Date: October 13, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: UW Parking Lot 131 at intersection of , University Bay Drive and Lake Mendota Drive
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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Ecohydrologic interactions between agriculture, forests, and urban areas

Speaker: Steve Loheide
Date: October 17, 2017
Time: 2:30 PM
Location: 811 Atmospheric, Oceanic And Space Sciences Building, 1225 W. Dayton St.
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Help care for the UW Lakeshore Nature Preserve

Date: October 21, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: UW Lakeshore Nature Preserve UW Parking Lot 129, 2004 University Bay Drive
Category: Volunteer Opportunity
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Bird and Nature Walk at Lakeshore Nature Preserve

Date: October 22, 2017
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: UW Parking Lot 129 at entrance to Picnic Point, 2004 University Bay Drive
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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Forecasting high-impact weather events with convection-allowing models

Speaker: Ryan Sobash
Date: October 24, 2017
Time: 2:30 PM
Location: 811 Atmospheric, Oceanic And Space Sciences Building, 1225 W. Dayton St.
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Avoiding abrupt losses of central plains grasslands: the roles of local fire management and a changing climate

Speaker: Zak Ratajcak
Date: October 31, 2017
Time: 2:30 PM
Location: 811 Atmospheric, Oceanic And Space Sciences Building, 1225 W. Dayton St.
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Bird Songs

Speaker: Nestle - Musical Trio
Date: November 3, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Fredric March Play Circle Memorial Union, 800 Langdon St.
Category: Music/Dance/Theater
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Help care for the UW Lakeshore Nature Preserve

Date: November 4, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: UW Lakeshore Nature Preserve UW Parking Lot 129, 2004 University Bay Drive
Category: Volunteer Opportunity
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Sustainable Bioenergy: Current Trends and the Research of the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC)

Speaker: John Greenler
Date: November 7, 2017
Time: 2:30 PM
Location: 811 Atmospheric, Oceanic And Space Sciences Building, 1225 W. Dayton St.
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Impacts of past and present climate change on alpine insects in western North America

Speaker: Sean Schoville
Date: November 14, 2017
Time: 2:30 PM
Location: 811 Atmospheric, Oceanic And Space Sciences Building, 1225 W. Dayton St.
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Cat Wars: The Devastating Consequences of a Cuddly Killer

Speaker: Pete Marra - Director, Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center
Date: November 15, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: H.F. Deluca Forum Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, 330 North Orchard
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Help care for the UW Lakeshore Nature Preserve

Date: November 19, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: UW Lakeshore Nature Preserve UW Parking Lot 129, 2004 University Bay Drive
Category: Volunteer Opportunity
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Using index-based risk management tools to reduce climate vulnerability of small-scale agriculture in southern Peru

Speaker: Eric Mortensen
Date: November 21, 2017
Time: 2:30 PM
Location: 811 Atmospheric, Oceanic And Space Sciences Building, 1225 W. Dayton St.
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Bird and Nature Walk at Lakeshore Nature Preserve

Date: November 26, 2017
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: UW Parking Lot 129 at the entrance to Picnic Point, 2004 University Bay Drive
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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Grassroots environmental governance: Indigenous communities' engagements with multinational mining projects in New Caledonia

Speaker: Leah Horowitz
Date: November 28, 2017
Time: 2:30 PM
Location: 811 Atmospheric, Oceanic And Space Sciences Building, 1225 W. Dayton St.
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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2017 Badger Bioneers Conference: Human(ity): Our Future Together

Date: November 29, 2017
Time: 8:30 AM
Location: Gordon Dining & Events Center, 770 W Dayton St
Category: Conference/Symposium
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Help care for the UW Lakeshore Nature Preserve

Date: December 2, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: UW Lakeshore Nature Preserve UW Parking Lot 129, 2004 University Bay Drive
Category: Volunteer Opportunity
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Impact of reducing ocean temperature bias on the Arctic sea-ice simulation

Speaker: Shu Wu
Date: December 5, 2017
Time: 2:30 PM
Location: 811 Atmospheric, Oceanic And Space Sciences Building, 1225 W. Dayton St.
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Birding Madison's Lakes

Date: December 9, 2017
Time: 7:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: UW Parking Lot 60 meet at north end of , Walnut Street
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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Bird and Nature Walk at Lakeshore Nature Preserve

Date: December 24, 2017
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: UW Parking Lot 129 at the entrance to Picnic Point, 2004 University Bay Drive
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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Animal Tracking in the Preserve

Date: January 7, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: UW Parking Lot 129 at entrance to Picnic Point, 2004 University Bay Drive
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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Bird and Nature Walk at Lakeshore Nature Preserve

Date: January 28, 2018
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Uw Parking Lot 129 at the entrance to Picnic Point, 2004 University Bay Drive
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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Bird and Nature Walk at Lakeshore Nature Preserve

Date: February 25, 2018
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: UW Parking Lot 129 at entrance to Picnic Point, 2004 University Bay Drive
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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Bird and Nature Walk at Lakeshore Nature Preserve

Date: March 25, 2018
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: UW Parking Lot 129 at the entrance to Picnic Point, 2004 University Bay Drive
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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