Women in Mechanical Engineering, first meeting of 2019–2020

We begin the school year with a social gathering for all female students majoring or interested in Mechanical Engineering. We will learn about the department, do a fun tour of Mechanical Engineering spaces, enjoy delicious treats, learn about our mentorship …

Phenology—The Art and Science of Noticing Natural Events

Phenology is the study of periodic occurrences in nature, especially regarding climate and weather. The March equinox is a perfect day to think about spring unfolding. We’ll explore literary and scientific approaches to monitoring the natural year. Instructor: Kathy Miner, …

All About Turkeys

Learn about the Arboretum’s thriving wild turkeys. How did they get here? What is their life cycle, what do they eat? Bring your questions to this class. Instructor: Lisa Andrewski, Arboretum naturalist. …

The Art of Pruning

Learn the science, tools, and techniques to properly maintain your trees and shrubs with Longenecker Horticultural Garden curator David Stevens. …

Environmental Health Through the Lifespan

Learn from experts and local activists how health care providers, researchers and community members can improve the environmental health of Wisconsin.
Dr. Mark Miller, Keynote: Can Childhood Leukemia be Prevented?
Dr. Ted Schettler: Environmental Threats to Healthy Aging
Dr. Frederick …

All About Mammals

Follow tracks in the snow and explore the world of furry four-legged mammals of the Arboretum. Instructor: Tom Pearce, arboretum naturalist. …

Native Gardening Workshop

Plan your new native plantings or enhance an existing garden. This workshop format will explore native gardening principles and practices. Develop sketches/plans for your garden and begin a list of recommended species to order or propagate so you are ready …