Events & Classes: Winter Enrichment Lecture

  • A Citizen’s Perspective on Climate Issues, Politics, and Economics

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

    Winter Enrichment lecture with Dick Smith, retired State of Wisconsin justice, Volunteer for Citizens’ Climate Lobby

    NOTE: This is a change from the original schedule. Unfortunately Trish O’Kane, presenting How Birding Can Change the World, had to cancel her talk for this date.

  • 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. No fee.

  • 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

    Winter Enrichment lecture with Dr. Patrick J. Jung, Milwaukee School of Engineering

  • Understanding Complex Environmental Problems: The Case of Vanishing Honey Bees

    Thursday, February 19 • 9 am – 11:30 am

    Winter Enrichment lecture with 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

  • Fungi in a Changing World

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

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

  • Global Change Impacts on Species Movement and Persistence

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

    Winter Enrichment lecture with Ellen Damschen, ecologist and conservation biologist, associate professor, Dept. of Zoology, UW–Madison

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

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

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