800 Reserve Street , Stevens Point, WI 54481
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Free and open to the public
The 2019 Spring Seminar Series, “Expanding Our Reach in Natural Resources Management,” is sponsored by the Wisconsin Center for Wildlife at UW-Stevens Point’s College of Natural Resources. It will be held throughout the semester “as a catalyst for constructive conversation and positive change,” said Professor Scott Hygnstrom, the center’s director and Douglas R. Stephens Endowed Chair in Wildlife.
Each presentation will be held from 4-5 p.m. on selected Thursdays in Room 170 of the Trainer Natural Resources Building, with a reception to follow. The public may attend free of charge.
The series will continue with:
• Feb. 14 - “Improving Engagement of Woodland Owners in Wisconsin,” by Steve Swenson, conservation director at the Aldo Leopold Foundation, Baraboo, Wis. • Feb. 21 - “It’s Kinda Fun to do the Impossible: Finding Community Abundance Through Sustainable Design,” by Ken Leinbach, executive director of The Urban Ecology Center, Milwaukee. • Feb. 28 - “Our Natural World: An Indigenous Perspective,” by Jon Greendeer, executive director of Heritage Preservation, former president of the Ho-Chunk Nation and UW-Stevens Point alumnus • March 14 - “A New Culture of Conservation -- Misunderstanding a Generation,” by A.J. DeRosa, the founder, creative director and filmmaker with Northwoods Collective, New Durham, N.H. • March 28 - “Educating and Inspiring the Next Generation of Conservation Leaders,” by Christine Thomas, dean of the College of Natural Resources, UW-Stevens Point