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


Brown Bag: The Cooperative Society: The next stage of human history

Speaker: E.G. Nadeau - PhD in Sociology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1977, a lifelong career in cooperative and community development
Date: April 28, 2017
Time: 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: 113 Taylor Hall, 427 Lorch Street
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Arboretum Longenecker Horticultural Garden Tour: Magnolias

Speaker: Michael Jesiolowski - Chicago Botanic Gardens
Date: April 29, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: UW–Madison Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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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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Arboretum Walk: More Woodland Wildflowers

Date: April 30, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: UW–Madison Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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Transportation and Health: How will we get there?

Speaker: James Woodcock - Senior research associate with the Centre for Diet and Activity Research at the University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine
Date: May 1, 2017
Time: 4:30 PM
Location: 1163 Mechanical Engineering, 1513 University Ave.
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Ocean of Insight: A Sailor’s Voyage from Despair to Hope; Brown Bag with author Heather Lyn Mann

Speaker: Heather Lyn Mann
Date: May 2, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: 15 Science Hall, 550 N. Park St.
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Save Our Lakes Community Breakfast

Speaker: various speakers
Date: May 3, 2017
Time: 7:30 AM - 9:15 AM
Location: Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center, 1 John Nolen Dr.
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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20th Annual Aldo Leopold Lecture

Speaker: Dr. Joel Berger - Cox Chair of Conservation Biology at Colorado State University
Date: May 3, 2017
Time: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: 125 Agricultural Hall, 1450 Linden Drive
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Wisconsin Ecology End-of-Semester Social

Date: May 4, 2017
Time: 4:30 PM
Location: The Sett Union South, 1308 W. Dayton St.
Category: Social Event
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Ecological Restoration Work Party: Wingra Oak Savanna

Date: May 6, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: UW–Madison Arboretum Arbor Dr. parking lot, Arbor Dr. near Monroe St.
Category: Volunteer Opportunity
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Arboretum Longenecker Horticultural Gardens Tour: Lilacs and Crabapples

Speaker: David Stevens - Longenecker Horticultural Gardens Curator
Date: May 6, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: UW–Madison Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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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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Arboretum Walk: Spring Wildflowers on the Grady Tract

Date: May 7, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: UW–Madison Arboretum Grady Tract parking lot, southeast corner of Seminole Hwy. and W. Beltline Frontage Rd.
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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"Systems and Scenarios: New ways of engaging your community in water sustainability” with Jenny Siefert and Jeremy Solin

Speaker: Jenny Siefert and Jeremy Solin - Jenny Siefert is the Science Writer and Outreach Coordinator at the UW-Madison Water Sustainability and Climate Project.Jeremy Solin is the Wisconsin ThinkWater Coordinator at University of Wisconsin-Extension.
Date: May 11, 2017
Time: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Location: The Edgewater, 1001 Wisconsin Place
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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The Hidden Half of Nature

Speaker: Dr. David R. Montgomery - professor and author
Date: May 11, 2017
Time: 12:30 PM
Location: Ebling Auditorium Microbial Science Building, 1550 Linden Dr.
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Ecological Restoration Work Party: Wingra Oak Savanna

Date: May 13, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: UW–Madison Arboretum Arbor Dr. parking lot, Arbor Dr. near Monroe St.
Category: Volunteer Opportunity
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Friends of the Arboretum Native Plant Sale

Date: May 13, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: UW–Madison Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy
Category: Exhibit
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Arboretum Family Walk: Spring Is Here

Date: May 13, 2017
Time: 1:30 PM
Location: UW–Madison Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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Arboretum Family Walk: Spring Is Here

Date: May 13, 2017
Time: 1:30 PM
Location: UW–Madison Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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Arboretum Night Walk: Dark of the Moon

Date: May 13, 2017
Time: 8:00 PM
Location: UW–Madison Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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Arboretum Walk: Spring Sampler

Date: May 14, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: UW–Madison Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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Ecological Restoration Work Party: Grady Tract

Date: May 20, 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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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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Arboretum Walk: ForLate Woodland Wildflowers

Date: May 21, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: UW–Madison Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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Ecological Restoration Work Party: Core Area and Curtis Prairie

Date: May 27, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: UW–Madison Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy
Category: Volunteer Opportunity
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Arboretum Walk: West Curtis Prairie and Noe Woods

Date: May 28, 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: Survival at the Pond

Date: May 28, 2017
Time: 1:30 PM
Location: UW–Madison Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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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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