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


Arboretum Ecological Restoration Work Party: Core Area and Curtis Prairie

Date: February 23, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy
Category: Volunteer Opportunity
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UW-Madison Lakeshore Nature Preserve Volunteer Opportunity

Date: February 23, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Frautschi Point parking lot, Lake Mendota Drive
Category: Volunteer Opportunity
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Arboretum Walk: Signs of Spring

Speaker: Arboretum naturalist
Date: February 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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Arboretum Family Nature Program: Tracking Natural Cycles

Speaker: Arboretum naturalist
Date: February 24, 2019
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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Climate Change and Bioenergy from Forests

Speaker: Craig Johnston - Assistant Professor of Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Date: February 25, 2019
Time: 3:30 PM
Location: 1115 Wisconsin Energy Insitute, 1552 University Ave
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Climate, People, and the Environment Program - Connecting STEM to Native Science: Tribal UW Partnerships in Education

Speaker: Jessie Conaway - Faculty Associate, Wisconsin Native Nations Partnerships, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, UW-Madison
Date: February 26, 2019
Time: 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: 811 Atmospheric, Oceanic And Space Sciences Building, 1225 W. Dayton St.
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Chaos and Complex Systems Seminar

Speaker: John Young, Ph.D. - Meteorologist, Wisconsin State Climatology Office
Date: February 26, 2019
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: 4274 Chamberlin Hall, 1150 University Ave.
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Arboretum Winter Enrichment Lecture: Action on Climate Change—The Largest Health Intervention of the Twenty-First Century

Speaker: Jonathan Patz - director, Global Health Institute, UW–Madison
Date: February 28, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Weston Roundtable - Homeless and Hunted: Deforestation, the Wildlife Trade, and Biodiversity Conservation in Southeast Asia

Speaker: David Wilcove - Professor of Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, and Public Affairs, Princeton University
Date: February 28, 2019
Time: 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
Location: 1163 Mechanical Engineering, 1513 University Ave.
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Arboretum Special Event: Green Fire Brown Bag Lunch

Date: March 1, 2019
Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy
Category: Film
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Making the Connection: Environmental Health in Wisconsin

Speaker: There will be several speakers
Date: March 1, 2019 - February 1, 2019
Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Health Sciences Learning Center, 750 Highland Ave
Category: Conference/Symposium
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Making the Connection Conference 2019

Date: March 1, 2019
Time: 12:30 PM
Location: Health Sciences Learning Center, 750 Highland Ave
Category: Conference/Symposium
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Arboretum Ecological Restoration Work Party: Wingra Oak Savanna

Date: March 2, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Arbor Dr. parking lot, off Monroe St., Arbor Dr. parking lot, off Monroe St.
Category: Volunteer Opportunity
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Arboretum Special Event: 14th-Annual Madison Reads Leopold

Date: March 2, 2019
Time: 9:30 AM - 3:45 PM
Location: UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Arboretum Walk: In Leopold's Footsteps

Speaker: Arboretum naturalist
Date: March 3, 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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Arboretum Family Nature Program: Celebrating Aldo Leopold

Speaker: Arboretum naturalist
Date: March 3, 2019
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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Climate, People, and the Environment Program - Drought-sensitive Disturbance in the Southern Rocky Mountains and the Ecologic and Hydrologic Consequences

Speaker: Sarah Hart - Assistant Professor, UW-Madison Department of Forest & Wildlife Ecology
Date: March 5, 2019
Time: 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: 811 Atmospheric, Oceanic And Space Sciences Building, 1225 W. Dayton St.
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Chaos and Complex Systems Seminar: Projecting future floodplains and the impacts to future risks and vulnerabilities in the United States

Speaker: Shane Hubbard - Research Scientist, UW Space Science and Engineering Center
Date: March 5, 2019
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: 4274 Chamberlin Hall, 1150 University Ave.
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Freedom Farmers: Agricultural Resistance and the Black Freedom Movement

Speaker: Monica White - Professor of Environmental Justice, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies
Date: March 6, 2019
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: DeLuca Forum Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, 330 N Orchard St
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Arboretum Winter Enrichment Lecture: 50 Years of the Wisconsin Wetlands Association

Speaker: Tracy Hames - executive director, Wisconsin Wetlands Association
Date: March 7, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Highway
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Business not as usual: Stewards of a sustainable circular economy

Date: March 7, 2019
Time: 4:30 PM
Location: 1310 Grainger Hall, 975 University Avenue
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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SCREENING OF "COOKED: SURVIVAL BY ZIP CODE”

Date: March 7, 2019
Time: 5:30 PM
Location: H.F. DeLuca Forum Discovery Building, 330 N Orchard St
Category: Film
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Arboretum Ecological Restoration Work Party: Core Area and Curtis Prairie

Date: March 9, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Highway
Category: Volunteer Opportunity
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UW-Madison Lakeshore Nature Preserve Volunteer Opportunity

Date: March 9, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Frautschi Point parking lot, Lake Mendota Drive
Category: Volunteer Opportunity
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Arboretum Walk: Awakening Land

Speaker: Arboretum naturalist
Date: March 10, 2019
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Location: UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Highway
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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Arboretum Family Walk: Mud Season

Speaker: Arboretum naturalist
Date: March 10, 2019
Time: 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Location: UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Highway
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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Trends and Challenges for Internal Combustion Engines

Speaker: Todd Fansler - Engine Research Center Honorary Fellow
Date: March 11, 2019
Time: 3:30 PM
Location: 1115 Wisconsin Energy Institute, 1552 University Avenue
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Chaos and Complex Systems Seminar

Speaker: Ben Zuckerberg, Ph.D. - Associate Professor Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Date: March 12, 2019
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: 4274 Chamberlin Hall, 1150 University Ave.
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Arboretum Winter Enrichment Lecture: Native Plant Gardens at the Arboretum: Then and Now

Speaker: Susan Carpenter - Native Plant Gardener, UW Arboretum
Date: March 14, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Highway
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Arboretum Winter Enrichment Lecture: Seed Sourcing for Habitat Restoration

Speaker: Laura Jackson - director, Tallgrass Prairie Center
Date: March 14, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Highway
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Arboretum Ecological Restoration Work Party: Grady Tract

Date: March 16, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: UW Arboretum Grady Tract parking lot, Southeast corner of Seminole Hwy. and W. Beltline Frontage Rd.
Category: Volunteer Opportunity
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Arboretum Walk: Looking for the Green

Speaker: Arboretum naturalist
Date: March 17, 2019
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Location: UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Highway
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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Arboretum Night Walk: Spring Equinox

Speaker: Arboretum naturalist
Date: March 20, 2019
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Highway
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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Arboretum Winter Enrichment Lecture: Native Plant Gardens at the Arboretum: Then and Now

Speaker: Susan Carpenter - UW Arboretum native plant gardener
Date: March 21, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Highway
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Allen Centennial Garden Spring Symposium:Resilient Landscapes

Date: March 22, 2019 - March 23, 2019
Time: 3:30 PM
Location: Dejope Hall, 640 Elm Drive
Category: Conference/Symposium
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Arboretum Ecological Restoration Work Party: Core Area and Curtis Prairie

Date: March 23, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Highway
Category: Volunteer Opportunity
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Arboretum Walk: Early Migrants

Speaker: Arboretum naturalist
Date: March 24, 2019
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Location: UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Highway
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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Arboretum Family Nature Program: All About Birds

Speaker: Arboretum naturalist
Date: March 24, 2019
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Highway
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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Chemical Violence and Decolonial Futures

Speaker: Michelle Murphy - Professor of History, University of Toronto
Date: March 27, 2019
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: H.F. Deluca Forum Discovery Building, 330 N. Orchard St.
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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A Roundtable on the Capitalocene, with Shona Jackson, Jason Moore, and Michelle Murphy

Speaker: Shona Jackson, Jason Moore, and Michelle Murphy
Date: March 28, 2019
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: H.F. Deluca Forum Discovery Building, 330 N. Orchard St.
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Capitalocene Seminar with Shona Jackson, Jason Moore, and Michelle Murphy

Speaker: Shona Jackson, Jason Moore, and Michelle Murphy
Date: March 29, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: 175 Science Hall, 550 N. Park St.
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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UW-Madison Lakeshore Nature Preserve Volunteer Opportunity

Date: March 31, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Picnic Point parking lot 129, 2004 University Bay Drive
Category: Volunteer Opportunity
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Arboretum Walk: Reading the Early Spring Landscape

Speaker: Arboretum naturalist
Date: March 31, 2019
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Location: UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Highway
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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Chaos and Complex Systems Seminar

Speaker: Michael Winokur - Professor emeritus, UW Dept. of Physics
Date: April 2, 2019
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: 4274 Chamberlin Hall, 1150 University Ave.
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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UW-Madison Lakeshore Nature Preserve Volunteer Opportunity

Date: April 13, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Picnic Point parking lot 129, 2004 University Bay Drive
Category: Volunteer Opportunity
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An Evening of Conversation with Donna Haraway and Anna Tsing

Speaker: Donna Haraway and Anna Tsing
Date: April 18, 2019
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Varsity Hall Union South, 1308 West Dayton St
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Plantationocene Seminar with Donna Haraway and Anna Tsing

Speaker: Donna Haraway and Anna Tsing
Date: April 19, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: 175 Science Hall, 550 N. Park St.
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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2019 Earth Day Conference - Imagine And Adapt: Possibilities In A Changing World

Date: April 22, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center, 1 John Nolen Dr
Category: Conference/Symposium
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UW-Madison Lakeshore Nature Preserve Volunteer Opportunity

Date: April 27, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Picnic Point parking lot 129, 2004 University Bay Drive
Category: Volunteer Opportunity
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UW-Madison Lakeshore Nature Preserve: Friends of the Preserve Planting Event

Date: May 18, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Frautschi Point parking lot, Lake Mendota Drive
Category: Volunteer Opportunity
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UW-Madison Lakeshore Nature Preserve Volunteer Opportunity

Date: June 8, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Picnic Point parking lot 129, 2004 University Bay Drive
Category: Volunteer Opportunity
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UW-Madison Lakeshore Nature Preserve Volunteer Opportunity

Date: June 23, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Picnic Point parking lot 129, 2004 University Bay Drive
Category: Volunteer Opportunity
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UW-Madison Lakeshore Nature Preserve Volunteer Opportunity

Date: July 14, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Frautschi Point parking lot, Lake Mendota Drive
Category: Volunteer Opportunity
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UW-Madison Lakeshore Nature Preserve Volunteer Opportunity

Date: July 27, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Picnic Point parking lot 129, 2004 University Bay Drive
Category: Volunteer Opportunity
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UW-Madison Lakeshore Nature Preserve Volunteer Opportunity

Date: August 10, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Frautschi Point parking lot, Lake Mendota Drive
Category: Volunteer Opportunity
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