ALS 500 & 600 ELL #2 (Summer 1)

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, write a brief summary and reaction – you can ask your teacher if you have any questions about this.  This is the SECOND Extensive Listening Log opportunity of the session – make sure you talk to your teacher about when your ELL is due.  Most ELLs are due next Thursday, May 15th.

1) 17th Annual Aldo Leopold Lecture: Science serving society: Reflections on four years at the helm of NOAA

Jane Lubchenco, Distinguished Professor of Zoology, Oregon State University. The public is welcome to attend a reception from 2-3 pm in the atrium adjacent to Ebling Auditorium.

When: Friday, May 9th @ 2pm

Location: Room Ebling Auditorium, Microbial Sciences

2) Badger Trolley Tours: Arboretum Special

Free narrated tours of the UW Arboretum aboard the Badger Trolley begin at 1, 2 and 3 p.m. See what’s in bloom in Longenecker Gardens, view our prairies and woodlands in spring color, and learn more about the Arboretum’s history and purpose. Each tour lasts 40-45 minutes. Tickets required; Visitor Center opens at 12:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Friends of the Arboretum.

When: Sunday, May 11th @ 1pm

Location: Visitor Center, UW-Madison Arboretum

3) Arboretum Family Walk: Spring Is Here!

Join free naturalist-led hike tailored to families with young children. We’ll explore the prairies, woodlands or wetlands near the Visitor Center.

When: Sunday, May 11 @ 1:30pm

Location: Visitor Center, UW-Madison Arboretum

4) Yahara 2070 Launch

Yahara 2070 is a research endeavor to explore possible futures for the people, lakes, and ecosystems of the Yahara Watershed, the region that shares Lakes Mendota, Monona, Waubesa and Kegonsa. It is an inquiry into what life in the year 2070 could be like if certain social and environmental changes were to occur. It is a tool for discussing what kind of future we want for our region. Presentation by project researchers and panel with community leaders.

When: Wednesday, May 14th @ 3pm

Location: H.F. DeLuca Forum, Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery

5) Wednesday Nit @ the Lab

This week’s lecture will be given by Dave Combs, Professor of Dairy Science, College of Agriculture and Life Science.

When: Wednesday, May 14th @ 7pm

Location: 1111 Genetics-Biotechnology Center Building

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