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
Bigger, Faster, Cheaper, CRISPR: A Small Step Towards Curing Genetic Diseases
Dustin Rubinstein of the Biotechnology Center describes ways CRISPR technology is revolutionizing gene editing at the DNA level.
Date: Wednesday, June 10, 7 p.m.
Location: 1111 Genetics-Biotechnology Center Building
Effigy Mounds of the Preserve
Visit effigy mounds dating from 700 AD to 1200 AD. Learn about the mounds themselves, the life-ways of their builders, and how we honor these sites today. Meet at Picnic Point lot 129. Leader: Paul Borowski.
Date: Saturday, June 13, 1-3 p.m.
Location: Meet at Picnic Point parking lot (lot #129) on University Bay Drive. On the 80 bus route.
Citizen Science Workshop for Pollinator ConservationWe need your help! To kick off our summer monitoring season, we are hosting Bee Fest 2015! on June 14th from 10am-3pm at the UW Arboretum. We’ll be holding informational sessions, hands-on workshops, and a chance to get outdoors and see these fascinating species up close. Come celebrate Wisconsin’s native pollinators with us!
NOTE: This activity is free, but you must sign up for this activity: http://wisconbio.org/citizen-science/bee-fest-signup/
Date: Sunday, June 14, 10 a.m.
Location: UW Arboretum Visitor Center 1207 Seminole Hwy.
Ecological Restoration Work Party
Arboretum Core Area and Curtis Prairie
Volunteer for restoration activities and learn about prairies and savannas. Tools and training provided. Meet at the Visitor Center.