Upcoming Events

The events listed below are local presentations/events that are natural resource-related and open to the general public. They are not necessarily related to Wild Ones or organized by our chapter.

Introduction to the Damsels and Dragons of Wisconsin (Part 1) This presentation is designed to be a fun and informative introduction to the order Odonata which includes Dragonflies and Damselflies. This session, part one of a two-part series, will focus on their anatomy and life cycle. Odonate expert Dan Jackson will talk about how members of these two sub-orders can be separated as well as how they are similar. Event by Wisconsin Wetlands Association.

When: Friday, March 1st at 10:30am

Where: Free Online Webinar – Register by clicking this link

Leopold Week 2024: Natural, Wild, and Free – Virtual Speaker Series Aldo Leopold ended the foreword to A Sand County Almanac with this quote in March of 1948. His collection of essays reveals what “natural, wild, and free” meant to him back then. But what does it mean to us today? Join us March 1-8 for Leopold Week 2024 to explore this question and discover how you can more deeply connect to the land community. Event by Aldo Leopold Foundation.

When: Week of March 1st-8th 2024

Where: Online Event – Register by clicking this link

Robin Wall Kimmerer, “Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants” Robin Wall Kimmerer will be discussing “Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants.” This talk explores the stories and experiences that shaped the author of Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants. Listeners are invited to consider what we might learn if we understood plants as our teachers, from both a scientific and an indigenous perspective. This will be a paid event for both in-person and remote viewing. A limited number of seats are available at the live event. Pricing for the in-person presentation is $25 for the general public and $21 for Wild Ones members. Virtual registrants will receive a link to watch Dr. Kimmerer’s talk live. The recording will only be available for a limited time. Pricing for the online presentation is $18 for the general public and $14 for Wild Ones members.

When: Tuesday, March 19th at 5:00pm

Where: Remote or in person at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Reeve Memorial Union, 748 Algoma Blvd, Oshkosh, WI, 54901 – Register Here

Go Wild! with Native Plants: Native Plant Workshop Free and open to the public, join us for presentations from Neil Diboll and Abby Vogt about creating prairie gardens and managing invasive plants. Q & A session to follow. Thank you to our Wolf River sister chapter for organizing this event!

When: Saturday, March 23rd at 9:00am

Where: Shawano Middle School Large Group Instruction (LGI) Room

Photo Reference: Bee pollinator attracted to a native lupine plant located near Iola, WI