Wetland Coffee Break
The Wetland Coffee Break series helps keep our community of wetland lovers connected and learning about wetlands throughout the year, from anywhere! Bring your coffee and learn about wetlands, the plants and animals that call them home, and the many natural benefits they provide to our communities. Sessions are held on Zoom and feature time for audience Q&A.
See below for a list of upcoming presentations and to register. Once you register, you’ll receive an automatic email including the URL link and password you’ll need to access the meeting. We record and post each presentation so you can watch any that you missed live. You’ll find links to these recordings below, and you can also find them on our Facebook page.
We are grateful to all of the presenters for sharing their knowledge and expertise and to everyone interested in learning more about wetlands! If you are interested in giving a Wetland Coffee Break presentation, or if you have a wetland topic you’d like to see covered, please contact Katie.Beilfuss@wisconsinwetlands.org.
Register for a Wetland Coffee Break
It’s the little things that run the world: the importance of aquatic invertebrates
Friday, October 7, 2022
Big Seeds: The Land Restoration School
Friday, October 21, 2022
Establishing a Green Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR):
Updates on the designation process and research opportunities
Friday, November 18, 2022
Two years after her first Wetland Coffee Break on this topic, UW-Green Bay Director of Freshwater Strategy Emily Tyner will provide an update on the designation of the Bay of Green Bay as a National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR). The designation team has recently achieved a significant milestone in selecting a site for the natural areas of the NERR. Emily will share details on the recommended site and explain the wetland and estuary research opportunities available to our community upon designation.
Watch previous presentations
Click “Older Entries” below to see more past presentations, or view our Google Sheet index of past presentations here.
Join Paxton Ramsdell as he describes the five hierarchical functions of streams and describes the importance of accounting for each of these functions when protecting or restoring streams and watersheds.
Wetland Coffee Break: Opportunities to accelerate watershed-scale runoff management: A law and policy perspective
Tune in to hear environmental attorney Paul Kent and WWA’s Erin O’Brien describe how watershed-scale runoff management makes sense from both resource management and environmental policy perspective.
Have you ever wanted to know more about the plant diversity that lurks in green wetland meadows and marshes? Dr. Mandy Little will share her knowledge of sedges, a plant family that dominates healthy Wisconsin wetlands.
Landowners Penny and Gary Shackelford answer the questions: How to get advice? How to get help? How to get the money? How to keep enjoying it all?
Join Whooping Crane Outreach Coordinator Stephanie Schmidt to learn about the International Crane Foundation’s whooping crane reintroduction and community building efforts in Wisconsin and beyond.
Part 2: How a system dynamics approach works in practice Note: This presentation will be more technical than many of the talks in the Wetland Coffee Break series State and transition models of community dynamics predict that feedback processes and synergistic...