Field Day and Seafood Lunch: Can Conservation Pay?

Date: October 24, 2018, 9:45am
Location: Dolan Farms, Dodgeville, WI

First Annual Wisconsin Chili Lunch

Date: November 15, 2018
Location: Statewide

6th Annual Perennial Farm Gathering

Date: December 7-8, 2018
Location: Lussier Family Heritage Center, Madison

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The Wisconsin School for Beginning Dairy and Livestock Farmers: Keeping the Dream of Farming Alive

As older farmers retire, fewer young farmers are stepping in to take their place. The number of beginning farmers dropped 20 percent in the last five-year census period, and the average US farmer now tops 58 years of age. more

CIAS Mini-Grants Support Graduate Student Research in Sustainable Agriculture

CIAS supports innovative graduate student research addressing the challenges faced by small- and medium-sized farms and food businesses. Awarded annually, our competitive mini-grants aid students as they initiate their research in sustainable agriculture and food systems. more

How a Changing Climate is Changing our Wisconsin Way of Life

Date: Nov 12 2013 7:00 pm

Location: Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Lecture Hall

Posted October 2013

227 State Street, Madison

Whether it’s fruit from our orchards, winter recreation, water quality, wildlife habitat or traditions we cherish, aspects of life in Wisconsin are changing along with the climate. These changes will profoundly influence the way we live and do business here in Wisconsin.

CIAS Associate Director Michelle Miller will be one of the featured speakers at this panel discussion hosted by the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters. The panel will be moderated by CIAS Faculty Associate Patty Loew. Other panelists include Jim St. Arnold, Program Director/Traditional Ecological Knowledge Coordinator, Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission; and Stanley Temple, Beers-Bascom Professor Emeritus in Conservation, UW–Madison and Senior Fellow, Aldo Leopold Foundation.

This panel discussion is free and open to the public, but registration is required and seating is limited. Register online at the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters website.