Gregory T. Burns discusses his multi-year citizen science amphibian-focused research of vernal pools (ephemeral ponds) in east central Wisconsin, including the first definitive discovery of the all-female salamander biotype in southern Wisconsin.
Join friends, family, and colleagues to dedicate a park bench on a lovely trail overlooking Rose Lake to honor Mary Linton. There will be a gathering with poetry, song, and light refreshment. A new book of Mary’s poetry, “Way Will Open,” will also be available for purchase.
Wetland Coffee Break: Starhead Topminnow: The rare star of the backwaters of the Lower Wisconsin Riverway
Young ichthyologist Madeline Cleveland shares her knowledge of this state endangered species’ natural history, the threats it faces, and conservation efforts being made to preserve it.
Wetland Coffee Break: Dibaginjigaadeg Anishinaabe Ezhitwaad: A tribal climate adaptation menu for indigenous-led adaptation planning
Learn about the Tribal Adaptation Menu which provides a framework to integrate indigenous and traditional knowledge, culture, language, and history into the climate adaptation planning process.
Take a tour of the wetlands in Red Cliff and learn about efforts to monitor and manage the Tribe’s wetlands.