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Weekly Seminars and Events

Ecology-related Seminars and Events

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April 21-25, 2014

Glass Recycling Petition Signing
    Monday-Friday, April 21-25, Union Breezeway
    Coordinated by the ENR Student Club

"The effects of warming winter temperatures on native fish reproduction and survival in the South Platte River,"  Tyler Firkus
     Monday, April 21, 12:00 pm, Berry Center 138
     Part of the Zoology/Physiology's weekly Brown Bag Seminar series

"Simulating agriculture management strategies to understand soil conservation best practices in rainfed agroecosystems," Ryan Anderson, Geography MS student
     Monday, April 21, 12:30 pm, Arts and Sciences 203
     Geography Master's defense

"The impact of residential development pattern on wildland fire suppression expenditures," Anna Scofield, Ag & Applied Economics MS Student
     Monday, April 21, 3:00 pm, Agriculture 41
     Agriculture and Applied Economics Master's defense

EcoInfo Working Group
     Tuesdays, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm, Ag 301 or 316 (depending on weekly room availability)
     Anyone is welcome to drop in for part or all of the weekly sessions

Ed Warner Presentation (wildcatting in what became the Jonah Field as a geologist, importance of collaborative processes for environmental issues)
     Tuesday, April 22, 11:45 am, College of Law
     Part of the CLERR Speaker Series

"Fine-scale spatial arrangement of vegetation at Greater Sage-Grouse nests iin Western Wyoming," Amarina Wuenschel, Ecosystem Science and Management MS Student
     Tuesday, April 22, 1:00 pm, Engineering 1055
     ESM Master's defense

"Reclamation and Restoration," Pete Stahl, UW Ecosystem Science and Management
     Tuesday, April 22, 1:20 pm, Energy Innovation Center Auditorium
     Hosted by the School of Energy Resources

Mule Deer Migration Photo Exhibit Reception - website
     Tuesday, April 22, 5:00 - 9:00 pm, Berry Center 138 and lobby
     Presentations by Drs. Matt Kauffman and Hall Sawyer of the Wyoming Migration Initiative and National Geographic Photographer Joe Riis
     Hosted by the Wyoming Migration Initiative, UW Biodiversity Institute and Zoology/Physiology

"Being a Good Neighbor, Composting Aroma Study," Rachel Watson, UW Molecular Biology
     Tuesday, April 22, 7:00 pm, Fire Station #3 (West Laramie, on Snowy Range Road)
     Hosted by the Laramie Garden Club

"Fresh Press: The Microbrewery of Paper," Eric Benson, University of Illinois's Fresh Press (an agri-fiber and agri-fiber waste paper-making lab)
     Tuesday, April 22, 7:00 pm, Visual Arts 111
     Hosted by the Department of Art

"Contentment and Consumption," Chris Blocker
     Wednesday, April 23, 12:10 pm, Union Ballroom
     Hosted by the Campus Sustainability Committee and Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources

"A Floristic Inventory in Southwestern Montana," Emma Stewart, Botany MS student
     Wednesday, April 23, 1:10 pm, Classroom 214

DamNation Film Screening, free
     Wednesday, April 23, 7:00 pm, Gryphon Theater
     Hosted by the Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources

"Linked for life: the importance of sustaining hidden connections for conserving biota in stream-riparian ecosystems," Kurt Fausch
     Thursday, April 24, 4:10 pm, Berry Center 138
     Part of UW Zoology/Physiology's weekly seminar series

Platte River Basin Advisory Group
     Thursday, April 24, 6:00 pm, Animal Science/Molecular Biology 103
     Agenda includes:
         - Spring Flow Forecast Report - Lyle Myler, US Bureau of Reclamation
         - Platte River Basin Plan Update - Jodie Pavlica, Wyoming Water Development Office
         - Platte River Basin Plan Groundwater Study Final Report Presentation - Karl Taboga, Wyoming State Geological Survey
         - Wyoming's Water Strategy - Nephi Cole, Governor's Office

     Hosted by the Water Resources Data System, State Climate Office and the Wyoming Water Development Office

"Effects of climate change on native bees: insights from field and laboratory studies," Olivia Nater, Zoology/Physiology MS student
     Friday, April 25, 10:00 am, Agriculture Auditorium
     Zoology/Physiology Master's defense

"The Human Landscape Project," Anne Chin, UC-Denver
     Friday, April 25, 12:00 pm, Arts and Sciences 210
     Part of the Geography Brown Bag seminar series

"Ecosystem management in a non-stationary world: Can we do it?" Barry Baker, Canyonlands Research Center, The Nature Conservancy
     Friday, April 25, 2:00 pm, Agriculture 1030
     Part of UW Ecosystem Science and Management's Research Across Disciplines seminar series

"Paleoecological Insight on the Decline of the Longleaf Pine Savanna," Rachel Jones, Ecology PhD student
     Friday, April 25, 3:10 pm, Aven Nelson 212
     Part of UW Botany's weekly seminar series

Laramie Local Food Gathering
     Saturday, April 26, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, Laramie High School
     Hosted by Laramie Local Foods, UW Extension, Laramie Rivers Conservation District and ACRES Farm

Mushroom Growing Workshop
     Saturday, April 26, 3:30-5:30 pm, ACRES Student Farm
     Hosted by UW Plant Sciences Department

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