Environmental Events

Tales from Planet Earth Film Series: Breaking Trail

February 7–8 | UW South Madison Partnership and Marquee Theater, Union South

View details and register

Partner Events

Many of our Tales from Planet Earth Film Series partners will be hosting events inspired by Breaking Trail. We invite you to attend these free events where you can connect with the community while enjoying all that the outdoors have to offer.

Meet and Greet with Emily Ford

February 7, 2–5 p.m.
Ice Age Trail Trailhead
Prairie Moraine County Park
6679 Wesner Lane, Verona

Hosted by the Ice Age Trail Alliance. Explore the Verona segment of the Ice Age Trail on your own.

Meet and Greet with Emily Ford and Winter Hike

February 8, 3–5 p.m.
Mendota Lodge, Memorial Union
800 Langdon St., Madison

Hosted by the Wisconsin Hoofers Outing Club. Meet Emily Ford from 3 to 4 p.m., and then join a guided snowshoe or hike on the lake from 4 to 5 p.m. Free snowshoe rental available as part of the Wisconsin Union Winter Carnival.

Breaking Trail Guided Hikes and Open House

February 13, 12:30–4 p.m.
UW-Madison Arboretum
1207 Seminole Highway, Madison

Learn about outdoor recreation opportunities from our Tales from Planet Earth Breaking Trail event partners and join guided hikes through the Arboretum (1-2 p.m.). Refreshments provided. Registration requested to save your spot for the guided hikes.

Nelson Institute Featured Events

No event found!

Events contact: Emily Reynolds, Assistant Director of Community Engagement and Alumni Relations, ereynolds2@wisc.edu

Subscribe to weekly email updates about Nelson Institute events by sending a blank message to env_events+subscribe@g-groups.wisc.edu.
Emails are sent at noon every Monday during the academic year.

Nelson Signature Events

Campuswide Environmental Events