Education through Ecological Restoration – Department of Planning and Landscape Architecture

College Courses

LA 360 Earth Partnership Restoration Education: Indigenous Arts & Sciences

This Earth Partnership Indigenous Arts and Sciences course is offering 3 sessions. Each session is structured differently. Students earn 1 credit by completing a single 45-hour session. Students register for one session to complete the course and are expected to participate in their selected session.

Session CAA 001 (Indigenous Field-based Learning for Land Stewardship on Menominee Lands) is held in partnership with Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College and College of Menominee Nation.

June 12 – 17, 2022

1 week of instruction

All assignments due: Friday, July 29 by 11:59PM

Course Description

How are natural resources managed, and how is agriculture practiced on Tribal lands in Wisconsin? Faculty from Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College, College of Menominee Nation, and University of Wisconsin-Madison Forest and Wildlife Ecology, Data Science Institute, and Earth Partnership Indigenous Arts and Sciences will partner in providing a one- credit, one- week immersive summer field course in northern Wisconsin for students from the three colleges. Through site-based field excursions, discussions, and group assignments, students will learn about agriculture, forestry, wildlife, agriculture, and other natural resources on Tribal lands. As part of the field course, students will collaborate on a research project. Costs for travel, shared overnight accommodation and meals are included.

Course structure:

· 9 AM – 4 PM on the Menominee Nation (MTWTH) Accommodations are arranged at Whispering Pines.

· Travel is scheduled for Sunday, June 12 and Friday, June 17.

· Follow-up online meeting TBD to share research projects

UW-Madison Instructors:

Cheryl Bauer-Armstrong, Earth Partnership Director, Department of Planning and Landscape Architecture: cheryl.bauerarmstrong@wisc.edu, 608-262-5264 (office), 608-234-7868 (mobile)

Maria Moreno, Earth Partnership Multicultural Outreach, Department of Planning and Landscape Architecture: maria.moreno@wisc.edu, 608-262-9925 (office)

Anne Pidgeon, Beers-Bascom Professor in Conservation, Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology :apidgeon@wisc.edu, 608/2628050

Adena Rissman, Professor, PIE lab: People, Institutions and Ecosystems, Dept of Forest and Wildlife Ecology: adena.rissman@wisc.edu, 608/2634356 Steve Goldstein, Data Scientist, Data Science Institute: sgoldstein@wisc.edu, 608/3017952

Session FAA 002 (Connected to Earth: Cross-Cultural Knowledge Exchange for Advancing Earth Science Learning) is held in partnership with Bad River and Red Cliff Bands of Ojibwe.

July 4 – 9, 2022

1 week of instruction

All assignments due: Friday, July 22 by 11:59PM

Couse Description

This IAS Institute is held on Bad River and Red Cliff lands. Tomorrow’s society will need to address issues conserving and protecting natural resources like soil and water, deal with the rising threat of climate change and associated issues, and mitigate hazards like flooding, landslides, and coastal storms. Learn together with educators, geoscientists, high school students, undergraduate students (UW-Madison and UW-Whitewater), and cultural knowledge keepers and resource managers from Hawaii and Bad River and Red Cliff. Teams will develop virtual field trips looking at and addressing these issues to share with the general public and each other. Costs for travel, shared overnight accommodation and meals are included.

Course structure:

· 9 AM – 4 PM: at Legendary Waters Conference Center, Red Cliff (TWTHFS)

· Travel is scheduled for Monday, July 4 and Saturday, July 9.

Instructors

Cheryl Bauer-Armstrong, Earth Partnership Director: cheryl.bauerarmstrong@wisc.edu,

608-262-5264 (office), 608-234-7868 (mobile) Maria Moreno, Earth Partnership Multicultural Outreach: maria.moreno@wisc.edu,

608-262-9925 (office)

Session JAA 003 (Bad River/Red Cliff Indigenous Arts & Sciences) is held in partnership with Bad River and Red Cliff Bands of Ojibwe.

July 31 to August 5, 2022

1 week of instruction

All assignments due: Friday, August 19 by 11:59PM

Course description

Join K-12 teachers and educators at this IAS Institute held on Bad River and Red Cliff lands. Tomorrow’s society will need to address issues conserving and protecting natural resources like soil and water, deal with the rising threat of climate change and associated issues, and mitigate hazards like flooding, landslides, and coastal storms. Learn together with K-12 educators, geoscientists, undergraduate students (UW-Madison and UW-Whitewater), and cultural knowledge keepers and resource managers from Hawaii and Bad River and Red Cliff. Teams will develop virtual field trips to educate about environmental issues to share with the general public and each other. Costs for travel, shared overnight accommodation and meals are included.

Course structure:

· 9 AM – 4 PM: at Legendary Waters Conference Center, Red Cliff (MTWTHF)

· Travel is scheduled for Sunday, July 31 and Friday, August 5.

Instructors

Cheryl Bauer-Armstrong, Earth Partnership Director: cheryl.bauerarmstrong@wisc.edu,

608-262-5264 (office), 608-234-7868 (mobile) Maria Moreno, Earth Partnership Multicultural Outreach: maria.moreno@wisc.edu,

608-262-9925 (office)