Treehaven 2019 Dinner and Speaker Series
For the City Times
TOMAHAWK -Join us at Treehaven this winter for home cooked meals and inspiring natural resources speakers. Our annual dinner and a speaker series begins Tuesday, January 8th and concludes on Tuesday, April 23rd. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. with dinner served at 6:00 p.m. and the presentation starts at 7:00 p.m. Registration information can be found on our website at http://www.uwsp.edu/treehaven under the public program link or on our Facebook page.
- Tuesday, January 8, 2019: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Bureau of Natural Heritage Conservation’s regional ecologist, Carly Lapin, will present on the State Natural Areas program and habitat management efforts in the area, including monitoring efforts of the state-threatened Wood Turtle
- Tuesday, January 22, 2019: Jon Pauli, Assistant Professor from the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Forest and Wildlife Ecology Department, will relate how Wisconsin’s changing winter weather conditions are affecting plants and animals such as porcupines and fishers.
- Thursday, March 14, 2019: The Ruffed Grouse Project at the University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point Student Wildlife Chapter present their research on the ruffed grouse. The Ruffed Grouse Project currently uses Treehaven to study ruffed grouse for four weeks during the spring.
- Tuesday, Tuesday March 26, 2019: Discover the hidden stories behind the scenery of Wisconsin’s State Parks with author, Scott Spoolman. During this presentation, Scott will share passages from his latest book, Wisconsin State Parks: Extraordinary Stories of Geology and Natural History.
- Tuesday, April 2, 2019: Author and naturalist, John Bates, of Manitowish Waters will share memories of his favorite adventures among the old growth forests of the Northwoods. John will also be on hand to discuss his most recent book, Our Living Ancestors: The History and Ecology of Old-Growth Forests in Wisconsin.
- Tuesday, April 9, 2019: Taylor Remington, a graduate student of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s Sustainable and Resilient Food Systems, will present her research on sauger grown in the aquaponics system at Nelson and Pade in Montello.
- Tuesday, April 23, 2019: From monitoring streams to searching for endangered bumblebees and recording frog calls, learn how you can volunteer with scientific monitoring projects that inform conservation and management locally and across the state.
Treehaven is an education and conference center located at W2540 Pickerel Creek Rd. Tomahawk, WI. Treehaven is owned and operated by the College of Natural Resources, UW-Stevens Point and is Wisconsin’s center for integrating natural resources education, management, research, and recreation.