Education through Ecological Restoration – Department of Planning and Landscape Architecture
Partners discussing action plan

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Culturally Responsive Research Relationships

This Earth Partnership – Indigenous Arts and Sciences webinar was facilitated by Dr. Nicole Bowman and EP staff, and made possible by funding from the Spencer Foundation. Dr. Bowman (Lunaape/Mohican), a Scientist and Evaluator from the WI Evaluation Consortium ( within the Wisconsin Center for Education Research, is an internationally-acclaimed culturally responsive evaluation expert. By working “with” people and not “on” them Dr. Bowman is known as a responsive and effective multi-jurisdictional, systems, and government subject matter expert where Tribal and non-Tribal agencies partner to improve outcomes, capacities, and competencies for more effective, responsive, and impactful programming.

This webinar was recorded on 10/12/2020 (Indigenous Peoples’ Day)

Invasive Species Monitoring with Anne Pearce

Anne coordinates the Wisconsin First Detector Network (WIFDN) out of UW-Madison. WIFDN is a statewide citizen science program that encourages people to take action on invasive species through education and volunteer opportunities. Prior to her work with WIFDN, Anne worked for several years at environmental education centers and on ecological restoration and hiking trail conservation projects around the country.

This webinar was recorded on April 10, 2019 and was made possible by funding from the Sand County Foundation

Pollinator Q&A with Dr. Karen Oberhauser

Dr. Oberhauser is a Professor of Entomology at the UW-Madison and director of the UW Arboretum. She is an expert on monarch butterflies and is particularly interested in  inquiry-based learning and engaging students and teachers in conservation. Among many other accomplishments, she developed the Monarchs in the Classroom K-12 education program and the Monarch Larva Monitoring Project citizen science program. 

This webinar was recorded on February 21, 2019 and was made possible by funding from the Sand County Foundation

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