Please RSVP before Thursday, September 15.
Join us as we return to our in person Rendezvous on the Terrace gathering. This is a great opportunity to catch up with old friends, meet fellow alumni, and chat with Nelson Institute students, faculty, and staff.
We will also be celebrating our 2022 alumni award winners and 2022-2023 named professorships, chairs, and faculty fellows.
Complimentary appetizers and one free drink ticket will be provided. Additional alcoholic drinks will be available for purchase.
Our Graduates Lead the Way
From Alaska to Africa, Nelson Institute alumni are leaders in conservation, sustainability, education, and environmental justice. Check out these stories that demonstrate the many ways in which Nelson alumni are working to solve our planet’s most urgent challenges.
Environment and Resources, 2015
2021 Alumni Award Recipient
Vijay Limaye and Jessica Price
Limaye: Environment and Resources, 2015. Price: Environment and Resources, 2016; Conservation Biology and Sustainable Development, 2010
2021 Alumni Award Recipients
Land Resources (PhD), 1991; Land Resources (MS) and Energy Analysis and Policy Certificate, 1987
2021 Alumni Award Recipient
Environmental Studies Undergraduate Major, 2017
Finding My Way from Environmental Studies to Urban Health and Planning
Environmental Studies Undergraduate Certificate, 2013; Current Environmental Conservation Student
Tribal Environmental Work
Conservation Biology and Sustainable Development, 2007; Environment and Resources, 2011
Changing Conservation Norms
Environment and Resources, 2013 and 2018
The Promise of Land Reform
Conservation Biology and Sustainable Development, 2008; Environment and Resources, 2011
Climate Solutions for the New Decade
Water Resources Management, 1990; Land Resources, 2002
Restoring the Kafue Flats, Zambia, for People and Wildlife
Environmental Studies Undergraduate Major, 2015
Exploring Environmental Career Options in Your 20s
Land Resources, 1991
Environmental Studies Undergraduate Major, 2012
Bipartisan Environmental Action
Environmental Conservation, 2015
Ecological Communication to Equip Our Leaders and Professionals with Quality Science
Environmental Monitoring, 1984; Land Resources, 1989
Air, Water, Food, and Community
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Alumni News and Events
- July 6Dragonfly Monitoring WalkArboretum Walk3:00 PM, Meet at Visitor Center, UW–Madison Arboretum
- July 9Reading the Landscape – Prairies and SavannasArboretum Class9:00 AM, Meet at Visitor Center, UW–Madison Arboretum
- July 9Ecological Restoration Work PartyArboretum Core Area and Curtis Prairie9:00 AM, Meet at Visitor Center, UW–Madison Arboretum
- July 9Full Moon Night Walk8:30 PM, Meet at Visitor Center, UW–Madison Arboretum
- July 10Bees and other Native Pollinators9:00 AM, Picnic Point entrance kiosk, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2000 University Bay Drive, Madison WI 53705
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