Category Archives: restoration

April 19th, 2018

Chancellor Rebecca Blank and a review committee of campus faculty, staff and students have selected Dan Egan’s The Death and Life of the Great Lakes as the 2018-2019 shared book selection for the UW-Madison […]

October 18th, 2017

Tales from Planet Earth is a film festival featuring films from around the world that have been curated to engage audiences in thoughtful discussion about global, environmental and societal issues. The films selected […]

February 25th, 2016

Visit the UW Arboretum for its 11th annual reading from Aldo Leopold’s seminal treatise on life in the natural world and conservation ethos, A Sand County Almanac, among other essays and […]

December 4th, 2015

Calling all Wisconsin writers (18 years and older)!  The “Our Water, Our Future” writing contest seeks short stories that speak to a “resilient and desirable future” for the water and […]

October 27th, 2015

Tales from Planet Earth is a film festival featuring environmental films from around the world. From the fanciful to the profound, the films selected for 2015 will engage audiences in thoughtful […]

February 27th, 2015

Visit the UW Arboretum for the 10th annual reading from Aldo Leopold’s seminal treatise on life in the natural world and conservation ethos, A Sand County Almanac, among other essays […]

November 20th, 2014

Beginning in January 2015, UW-Madison will offer a series of six MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) exploring issues of climate, sustainability, technology and human experience.  Each MOOC is designed to […]

November 29th, 2012

Save the date to attend a special screening of Green Fire, a feature-length documentary film about the life and legacy of Aldo Leopold. The film is narrated by Curt Meine, […]

May 11th, 2012

The Friends of the Arboretum will host its annual NativePlant Sale, Saturday, May 12, from 9:00 AM until 2:00 PM. Look for tents near the Visitor Center. Should you wish […]

January 28th, 2011

The United Nations General Assembly has declared 2011 as the International Year of Forests. This effort is intended to raise awareness and to recognize and celebrate people’s efforts to conserve […]