ALS 500 & 600 ELL #5

Welcome to ALS 500 & 600! You are in the right place if you are looking for your extensive listening opportunities. If you are not an ALS 500 or 600 student that’s ok – you can still attend these events if you would like. If you are an ALS 500 or 600 student, you need to attend one of the events from the list below. After you attend one of these events, record a brief summary and reaction – you can ask your teacher if you have any questions about this.

Wednesday Nite @ The Lab

New Tricks for Old Ticks: Tick-borne Diseases in Wisconsin

Professor Susan Paskewitz, a medical entomologist in the Department of Entomology, guides us through the biology of deer and wood ticks, the types of tick-borne diseases that occur in Wisconsin, and current trends in tick distribution and abundance and disease prevalence. Professor Paskewitz will also delve into ongoing research on tick control and disease ecology.

Date: Wednesday, August 5, 7 p.m.

Location: 1111 Genetics-Biotechnology Center Building

Restoration Ecology in Eagle Heights Woods

Get a behind-the-scenes summer look at restoration efforts to restore the biological health of this oak woodland. Restoration efforts are being funded by the Friends of the Lakeshore Nature Preserve. Park on Wood Lane and walk to Shady Lane trailhead. Leader: Adam Gundlach. (Questions, 220-3482)

Date: Saturday, August 8, 1-3 p.m.

Location: Park along Wood Lane in Shorewood Hills, and meet at the Shady Lane trailhead.

Madison Area Transportation Planning Board

There will be a public hearing on the draft Bicycle Transportation Plan for the Metropolitan Area and Dane County on Wednesday August 5, 6:30 pm before the Madison Area Transportation Planning Board at the Madison Water Utility, 119 E. Olin Ave., Rooms A and B (full agenda and materials).  You can view the draft plan on our website.

Date:  Wednesday, August 5, 6:30 p.m.

Location: 119 E. Olin Ave., Rooms A and B

RePower Madison Forum

This meeting will cover how you can sign up for MGE’s Community Energy Conversations and discussion of the issues at stake.  The Community Energy Conversation meetings will allow customers to give their opinion on MGE’s next 10-100 year plan.

Date: Thursday, August 6, 7-8:30

Location: Central Library 201 W. Mifflin St. , Madison, Wisconsin 

Wingra Watershed Management Plan

The Friends of Lake Wingra and Wingra Boats invite you to a presentation of the Wingra Watershed Management Plan.  Over the past couple of years, Strand Associates and the FOLW have worked to develop a management plan for Lake Wingra. Come to this meeting to hear the overview of the plan, and to have an opportunity to offer input before efforts switch from planning to implementation.  If you have any questions please contact FOLW by email or by phone at 608-843-0374.

Date: Monday, Aug 10, 2015 6:00 PM

Location: Wingra Boats 824 Knickerbocker St. , Madison, Wisconsin 53711

Green Genes: Seed Breeding for Organic Agriculture

Green Genes is a Science Café, a place for informal, jargon-free conversation between scientists and the general public. In our case, we’ll bring together SOSS plant breeding scientists and Madison’s community of gardeners, farmers, and curious eaters for a moderated Q&A about seeds, breeding, technology, and the future of our food system.

Date: Monday, August 10, 2015, 6:45

Location: Goodman Community Center, 149 Waubesa St., Madison, WI 53704

Protecting Your Energy: Cultivating a Positive Life on the Path to Living Your Dreams

Do you find it challenging to remain centered and positive throughout the day?  Wouldn’t you love to know how to stop taking on the things that sap your energy? Join us to learn healthier habits and cultivate a life surrounded by support, positive energy and the freedom to pursue your goals.  You deserve it! To reserve your spot please visit the upcoming events page:

https://www.dreamfearlessly.com/event/dream-big-protecting-your-energy-cultivating-a-positive-life-on-the-path-to-living-your-dreams-with-sabrina-madison/

Date: Thursday, August 6th, 6:15pm – 7:15pm

Location: DreamBank 1 N. Pinckney St. , Madison, Wisconsin 53703