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


It's just grass, isn't it?

Speaker: Dr. Michael Casler - Research Plant Geneticist at the U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center and UW Professor of Agronomy
Date: March 29, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: 225 U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center, 1925 Linden Dr.
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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WESTON ROUNDTABLE: The Riddle of Flood Hazards in a Changing World

Speaker: Daniel Wright - Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, UW–Madison
Date: March 30, 2017
Time: 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
Location: 1163 Mechanical Engineering, 1513 University Ave.
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Conservation Policy - In Your Hands

Date: March 30, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: 145 Birge Hall, 430 Lincoln Drive
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Ecological Restoration Work Party: Wingra Oak Savanna

Date: April 1, 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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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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Arboretum Walk: Transitions

Date: April 2, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: UW–Madison Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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The Colorado

Speaker: Murat Eyuboglu & William Brittelle - Director & Composer of The Colorado
Date: April 2, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM
Location: Union South Marquee , 1308 W. Dayton Street
Category: Film
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Global Health Symposium 2017: For Our Planet, For Our Health

Speaker: Tim Ford - UMass-Amherst and the PAHO Foundation
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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Friends of Lakeshore Nature Preserve annual meeting and lecture

Speaker: Steve Carpenter - Investigating the Future of the Yahara Watershed
Date: April 4, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Auditorium UW Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Highway
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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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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Bird Collisions & Architecture

Speaker: Matt Reetz, Anna Pidgeon, Stefan Knust - MR- Ex. Dir. Madison AudubonAP- Faculty, UW-Madison Forest & Wildlife EcologySK-Director of Sustainability-Ennead Architects
Date: April 7, 2017
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Auditorium Signe Skott Cooper Hall, 701 Highland Avenue
Category: Lecture/Seminar/Talk
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Ecological Restoration Work Party: Core Area and Curtis Prairie

Date: April 8, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: UW–Madison Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy
Category: Volunteer Opportunity
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Arboretum Night Walk: Sky Dance

Date: April 8, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: UW–Madison Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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Arboretum Walk: Effigy Mounds in the Arboretum

Date: April 9, 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 Walk: Frogs

Date: April 9, 2017
Time: 1:30 PM
Location: UW–Madison Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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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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Ecological Restoration Work Party: Grady Tract

Date: April 15, 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: For Love of the Earth

Date: April 16, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: UW–Madison Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy
Category: Outdoor Field Trip/Walk/Tour
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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 Auditorium 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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Ecological Restoration Work Party: Core Area and Curtis Prairie

Date: April 22, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: UW–Madison Arboretum Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Hwy
Category: Volunteer Opportunity
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Arboretum Native Plant Garden Tour: Early Signs of Spring

Speaker: Susan Carpenter - Arboretum Native Plant Gardener
Date: April 22, 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 Walk: Woodland Wildflowers

Date: April 23, 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: Birds in the Gardens

Date: April 23, 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 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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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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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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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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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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