Events & Classes: Winter Enrichment Lecture

  • Winter Enrichment Series

    Thursday, January 8 – Thursday, March 12 • 9 am – 11:03 am

    This series of 10 lectures is intended to enrich the knowledge of professional naturalists working with area school children and adults. Topics include archeology, natural history, current research and other pertinent topics. You can enroll for the entire series or individual lectures.

  • Winter Enrichment—Snapshot Wisconsin: A Citizen-Based Trail Camera Project to Monitor Wildlife

    Thursday, January 15 • 9 am – 12 pm

    Winter Enrichment—Snapshot Wisconsin: A Citizen-Based Trail Camera Project to Monitor Wildlife. Jennifer Stenglein PhD, wildlife research scientist, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

  • Winter Enrichment—Understanding Complex Environmental Problems: The Case of Vanishing Honey Bees.

    Monday, January 19 • 9 am – 11:30 am

    Daniel Lee Kleinman, associate dean, Graduate School, professor, Dept of Community and Environmental Sociology, faculty affiliate, Holtz Center for Science and Technology Studies, UW–Madison, and Dr. Sainath Suryanarayanan, assistant scientist, Dept of Community and Environment Sociology, UW–Madison

  • Winter Enrichment—How Birding Can Change the World.

    Thursday, January 29 • 9 am – 11:30 am

    Trish O’Kane, PhD candidate, instructor of environmental studies and creator of Nature Explorers Program, Gaylord Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, UW–Madison

  • Winter Enrichment—Science Day: Current Research at the Arboretum

    Thursday, February 5 • 9 am – 11:30 am

    Students and faculty will present research findings from projects conducted on Arboretum land and in the Lake Wingra watershed. This program has no fee.

  • Winter Enrichment—A Geographic Puzzle (with Many Pieces Missing): The Earliest Maps of Wisconsin and the Story of Jean Nicolet

    Thursday, February 12 • 9 am – 11:30 am

    Dr. Patrick J. Jung, Milwaukee School of Engineering

  • Winter Enrichment—Fungi in a Changing World

    Thursday, February 26 • 9 am – 11:30 am

    . Jessie Glaeser, PhD, Plant Pathology, and Karen Nakasone, PhD, botany, U.S. Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Madison, Wis.

  • Winter Enrichment—Silent Night: Wisconsin’s Bats and White-nose Syndrome

    Thursday, March 12 • 9 am – 11:30 am

    Jennifer Redell, cave and mine specialist, conservation biologist, Bureau of Natural Heritage Conservation, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources