Remember, Science for Everyone no longer takes a break for summer. Please join us as SFE continues this month at the Maurin Center.
August 15, 2017 – 7:00 PM
Citizen Scientists Hit the Road to Stop the Spread of Invasive Species
Jill Hapner, Ph.D., Executive Director Southeastern Wisconsin Invasive Species Consortium, Inc.
Abstract: Nearly 200 local citizen scientists drove, hiked and biked 26,000 miles through their neighborhoods to identify and map 5 target invasive plant species. Jill will share the results of that 8-county roadside survey and subsequent efforts to control the mapped populations.
Host: Lac Lawrann Conservancy
Future Dates – Programs – Locations
- September 5 – Mississippi Kite from Hoo’s Woods Raptor Center – Riveredge Nature Center
- October 17 – Viruses: Friend or Foe – Lac Lawrann
Science for Everyone is a lecture series to engage, educate and increase public awareness regarding a wide variety of science, history and environment related topics. The programs are for the curious of high school age and older. The presenters give lectures that will both educate and entertain. Science for Everyone will be held the 3rd Tuesday of every month with Ridgedge hosting the odd months and Lac Lawrann hosting the even months. This program is a partnership between Lac Lawrann Conservancy, Riveredge Nature Center and the UWM Field Station.Fee: FREE ($5 donation suggested) No registration required.