Notes




MARCH 31, 2011
Wildlife Health Event Reporter demonstrated at April 2 Science Expeditions
The Wildlife Health Event Reporter, a citizen science application, will be demonstrated at the upcoming UW-Madison 2011 Science Expeditions event at the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery on Saturday, April 2.


MARCH 22, 2011
Cronon op-ed featured in New York Times
In a New York Times op-ed published March 22, William Cronon describes Wisconsin's current political battle over budget priorities, collective bargaining and other volatile issues as a break from the state's traditions in both substance and tone.


MARCH 21, 2011
Tales from Planet Earth at the Wisconsin Film Festival
The Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies Center for Culture, History, and Environment and Tales from Planet Earth proudly present six films at the 13th annual Wisconsin Film Festival, March 30-April 3, in downtown Madison.


MARCH 15, 2011
Seeking student solutions for the causes and impacts of climate change
All UW-Madison undergraduate and graduate students are invited to enter the 2011 Climate Leadership Challenge before March 25.


MARCH 8, 2011
Global Health Incubator series continues through spring
A series of presentations organized as part of UW-Madison's Global Health Initiative was launched this semester and includes several Nelson Institute faculty and affiliates among its participants.


FEBRUARY 28, 2011
Climate change affects legendary Birkebeiner race
On Feb. 26, thousands of skiers gathered for the legendary American Birkebeiner. In honor of the annual event we share this video about the Birkebeiner tradition, part of the 12-part series Climate Wisconsin: Stories from a State of Change.


FEBRUARY 24, 2011
Environmental leader Russell Peterson dies
UW-Madison alumnus Russell Peterson, a national environmental leader and original member of the Nelson Institute's Board of Visitors, died Monday at his home in Wilmington, Delaware.


FEBRUARY 21, 2011
Bickford named 2010 transportation student of the year
Nelson Institute doctoral student Erica Bickford has been named the University Transportation Center's 2010 Student of the Year in Transportation.


FEBRUARY 16, 2011
Win tickets to premiere of 'Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time'
In March, a new documentary film about legendary conservationist Aldo Leopold will premiere in Madison, Wis. The Nelson Institute is a proud sponsor of the Madison screenings and is giving away three pairs of tickets to the March 6 premiere (7 p.m. at the Barrymore Theatre).


FEBRUARY 7, 2011
New Yahara watershed study to integrate science and community values
As part of a five-year, nearly $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation, five UW-Madison professors — four of them affiliated with the Nelson Institute — will examine how human actions interact with other drivers to affect the condition of the Yahara watershed.


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