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Cabin Fever Lecture Series


Each February and March BRPA presents a lecture series delving into topics that represent our vision for the hills, It's your chance to share the warmth of coffee, snacks and talks provided by excellent speakers, often stressing themes pertaining to our upcoming work on the landscape. 


Wednesday, March 15

Once and Future Wildfires

Jed Meunier, Wisconsin DNR Fire Ecologist

In 2017, Jed spoke to us about what he and his crew discovered from ancient tree stump fire scars at  Toni Ankenbrandt’s Pine Bluff BRPA easement property. With this lecture, we’ll learn about how his updated historical fire research has influenced DNR Forestry’s recently released Strategic Priorities. Increasing prescribed burning across all ownerships in Wisconsin is one of their main goals.

Sponsored by: Charlie Luthin, Cross, Jenks, Mercer & Maffei Law Firm, MBE CPAs, The Village Booksmith

Wednesday, April 12

Land Stewardship from a Ho-Chunk Perspective, An Evening of Storytelling

Jon Greendeer, Ho-Chunk Nation Health & Wellness Coordinator at Black River Falls


Spend an evening with tribal member and former Ho-Chunk Nation president, Jon Greendeer, who will share insights into indigenous land stewardship practices that support all species. Open your mind to other forms of land management that honor the Earth and all inhabitants. Jon will share his stories and knowledge of our neighbors and their deep roots in the land.

Sponsored by: MSA Professional Services, Ursula Muehllehner, Mary-Luckhardt-Klemm


Major funding for the series provided by Terrence & Barbara McCormick and members of the Baraboo Range Preservation Association.

  Both lectures will be held at UW-Baraboo/Sauk County Science Facility, 1006 Connie Road, Baraboo.    Doors open at 6:30 pm for cookies and coffee, talks start at 7:00pm

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