Forest and Climate Leaders In Menominee And The Environment (For-CLIMATE)
With funding from the National Science Foundation, my lab and the Center for Climatic Research
, in partnership with the Kemp Natural Resources Station
, and with consultation from the Wisconsin Alliance for Minority Participation (WiscAMP)
, are collaborating with the College of Menominee Nation (CMN)
to provide educational opportunities in global change field research for students at CMN.
CMN is an accredited 2-yr tribal college in the Menominee Nation
, Keshena, WI The Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin have been pioneers in the development of sustainable forestry techniques and consequently CMN offers AA degree programs in Natural Resources, Sustainable Development, and Biology & Physical Sciences. The purpose of this course is to provide greater exposure to careers in global change and ecosystem research via inquiry-based projects at Desai lab field sites, and attempt to interest some to pursue baccalaureate and graduate degrees in the sciences.
We ran our first course in September 2011. Click here for a roster, photo gallery, and other information
UW-Communications slideshow: http://www.news.wisc.edu/slideshows/59/slides/447
Planning Page for 2012
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