Cranes of Wisconsin

Virtual Event

Hillary Thompson, Biologist at the International Crane Foundation.  Wisconsin is home to both the most abundant and the rarest crane species in the world, the Sandhill Crane and the Whooping Crane! The International Crane Foundation works to ensure both species have what they need to thrive in our home state. We work to reintroduce the […]

Grassland 2.0: Restoring Prairie and People to Livestock Agriculture

Virtual Event

Randy Jackson, Campbell-Bascom Professor of Grassland Ecology, Department of Agronomy, UW–Madison Grassland 2.0 is agriculture designed in the image of the original grasslands of the Midwest, the tallgrass prairie. Thoughtful management of perennial grasslands can restore the lost functionality of these ecosystems, create viable business opportunities that diversify production systems, buffer farms from volatile markets […]

Invasive Plant Identification and Management: From Hand-Pulling to Biocontrol

Anne Pearce, Wisconsin First Detector Network Coordinator Invasive plants continue to impact Wisconsin's natural resources, economy, and even our own health! We'll highlight some up-and-coming invasive plants. Then we'll delve into management methods from hand-pulling to chemical control to biocontrol and discuss how to decide which methods to use in different situations. Prefer to download […]