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NEA Big Read hosted by Kenosha Public Library

The NEA Big Read will take place from March 1 to 31, 2021.

Ongoing Events

EVENTS HOSTED BY UW-PARKSIDE

FULL CALENDER OF EVENTS, March 1 - 31

Wednesday, March 3, 7-8:15PM

  • Being and Becoming Scientists: UW-Parkside Female Faculty in STEM fields discuss Lab Girl
  • LOCATION: VIRTUAL, Register here
  • Biology, Chemistry, Biogeography, and Environmental Science professors lead a discussion of Lab Girl, focused on their experience as students in STEM fields and their current professional careers and scholarship.

Sunday, March 21, 1-3PM

  • Trees, Seeds & Soil - An Outdoor UW-Parkside Campus Tour
  • LOCATION: UW-Parkside, Tallent Hall [ADDRESS], Register here
  • Geobiologist and author of Lab Girl, Hope Jahren, has spent her life studying trees, seeds and soil. Join us on Sunday, March 21 from 1-3pm for an outdoor walking tour of community gardens, maple trees, rivers and solar panets on UW-Parkside's beautiful green campus. Parkside scientists Dave Rogers, Julie Kinzelman, and UW-Parkside alumnus Jake Rogers will share some of Parkside's sustainability practices and their own passion for science! This program is in-person and outside. Masks required.

GREEN FIRE, ALDO LEOPOLD

Green Fire Film Discussion
Tuesday, March 9th
6:00 PM

Aldo Leopold is a revered figure in conservation who was the author of A Sand County Almanac and a professor at the University of Wisconsin Madison.  In Green Fire, conservation biologist Dr. Curt Meine guides viewers through the life and work of Leopold discussing the impact of his ideas on conservation work. Watch the film when it's convenient for you on your own streaming device here and join us for a discussion on Zoom with KPL Librarian Kristin Kornkven and UW-Parkside Library Director Anna Stadick.

Register here.

MORE INFO ABOUT LEOPOLD WEEK HERE: https://www.mykpl.info/leopold-week

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