Wisconsin Wetlands Association 11th Annual Wetland Science Forum
Thursday, February 2nd–Friday, February 3rd. Collaborating to protect and conserve our state’s wetland heritage, the “Biodiversity and Threats” theme of this year’s forum will feature two day-long sessions at Monona Terrace. For more information or to register for the Forum log onto wiscwetlands.org.
Saturday, February 11th, 6:30pm–8:30pm. As part of their Earth Partnership for Families at the UW Arboretum, take advantage of the opportunity to view constellations, hear stories and enjoy snacks. Dressing for the weather is recommended. For more information call 263-7888 or log onto uwarboretum.org.
Willy Street Park Annual Meeting
Sunday, February 12th, 7:00pm at Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center. Public Welcome. Bring any questions you may have about the Park. For more info, please call Bill Jolin at 242-0712.
Sunday, February 12th, 11:00am –5:00pm. Free! Enjoy an afternoon at the new Overture Center by attending the yearly festival celebrating over 40 cultures represented in our community. Crafts, performances, storytelling all capped off with a performance by the Paco Pena Flamenco Dance Company in Overture Hall at 3:00pm. For more information log onto overturecenter.com.
Arboretum—For Love of Leopold
Wednesdays through February 15th, 7:00pm–8:30pm. Each Wednesday gathering will explore the life and writings of one of Wisconsin’s well-known conservationists. Bring a copy of Sand County Almanac to discuss his work and its meaning then and now. Class price is $15.50. For more information call 263-7888 or log onto uwarboretum.org.
The Stinky Cheese Man
Friday, February 17th, 7:00pm.Overture Hall presents this performance recommended for young children as they detail the whimsical antics of a host of fairy tale suspects. For tickets or more information log onto overturecenter.com.
About Mammals Arboretum Walk
Sunday, February 19th, 1:00pm–2:30pm. Learn how animals keep warm through the winter with the help of a UW Arboretum naturalist. For more information call 263-7888 or log onto uwarboretum.org.
17th Annual Upper Midwest Organic Farming Conference
February 23rd–25th, La Crosse, WI. Featuring 59 workshops and 130 Exhibitors, the Midwest Organic & Sustainable Education Service (MOSES) presents this valuable learning opportunity for anyone interested in beginning or maintaining an organic operation. For registration or accommodation information, log onto www.mosesorganic.org or call (715) 772-3153.
Sustain Dane presents John de Graaf
Friday, February 24th. Hear from John de Graaf, the co-producer of the critically acclaimed Affluenza, a documentary exploring the high social and environmental costs of materialism and over consumption. He recently co-authored a book titled Affluenza: The All-Consuming Epidemic. For location and time visit www.SustainDane.org.
Weston A. Price Foundation—Madison Chapter
Monday February 27th, 7:00pm. At the Wil-Mar Center, 953 Jenifer St. Open to the public. For more information, call 222-6843 or see www.geocities.com/madison_wapf.