Events

The Nelson Institute hosts a number of public events throughout the year that join the community and the university around environmental themes. Whether for a thought-provoking day of presentations and discussions at our annual Earth Day conference, an evening of cinematic journey at the Tales from Planet Earth film festival, or a gathering of perspectives on the latest environmental science or challenge, we invite you to attend.

Upcoming Nelson Events


click to learn more about Anne Savage's lecture
MONDAY, JULY 20, 2015

Disney's Commitment to Conservation

Anne Savage, Conservation Director - Animals, Science & Environment at Walt Disney’s Parks and Resorts
4:00 p.m.
5120 Capitol Conference Room, Grainger Hall
FREE and open to the public


click to learn more about Ken Potter's lecture
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2015

Land Use, Climate Change and Yahara Lakes Flooding

Ken Potter, Chair of the Water Resources Management program; Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UW-Madison
7:00 p.m.
Varsity Hall, Union South
FREE and open to the public


click to learn more about Tim Egan's lecture
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2015

Still the Geography of Hope: How Public Land Can Restore the Soul, and the Environmental Movement

Timothy Egan, author and New York Times columnist
7:00 p.m.
Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center
FREE and open to the public


click to learn more about Tales from Planet Earth
NOVEMBER 6-8, 2015

Tales from Planet Earth

free environmental film festival
Tales From Planet Earth returns to Madison, WI in 2015 and will focus on the theme of 'Belief.' More info »


click to learn more about the Weston Roundtable Series
FALL 2015

Weston Roundtable Series

Speakers and topics (TBA) change weekly.

Thursdays, 4:15 PM
1106 Mechanical Engineering Building


click to learn more about the CPEP Seminars
FALL 2015

Climate, People & the Environment Program Series

Speakers and topics (TBA) change weekly.

Fridays, 1:30 PM
Room 811 AOSS Building


CALENDAR

The university is rife with opportunities to engage in environmental activities. Our calendar is your guide: browse the listings, submit an event or subscribe to our weekly email digest and you'll receive a list each Monday of upcoming events.

link to events calendar


NELSON EVENTS

earth day conference link
tales from planet earth link
jordahl public lands lecture link
community environmental forum link
gaylord nelson lecture series link
weston roundtable series link
climate people and environment program seminar series link
land tenture center speaker series link
che environmental history colloquium link
Yahara Lakes Conference link



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