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Biology

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Program Title: Biology Greenhouse Tour
Professor: Lynn Janik
Description:

Half-hour tour of three rooftop greenhouses including discussions of ecosystem adaptation, plant propagation and plant/insect interactions.

Ideal time:
Regular school hours
Evenings available: Some
Weekends available: No
Program is mobile: No
Program is on campus: Yes
Group size: 25 person max.
Handicap accessible: No
Fee: $1 per person
Available during: Academic year only.
Phone: 836-3523
E-mail: youngjlm@uwec.edu
Preferred contact: Phone
Special notes: Larger groups can be split between greenhouse and James Newman Clark Bird Museum programs.

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Program Title: Biology Thursday Seminars
Professor: Dan Janik, Tali Lee
Description:

We bring in live speakers to give presentations on interesting biology topics. Students and faculty/staff from a wide array of departments and also community members enjoy listening to and discussing the presentations.

Ideal time:
Thursdays, 4 p.m.
Evenings available: No
Weekends available: No
Program is mobile: No
Program is on campus: Yes
Group size: Less than 40
Handicap accessible: Yes
Fee: None
Available during: Academic year only
Phone: 836-4166 
E-mail: janikds@uwec.edu
Preferred contact: Either
Special notes:  

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Program Title: James Newman Clark Bird Museum
Professor: Lynn Janik
Description:

The bird museum is open for self-guided tours. Guided tours are available. Contact for more information.

Ideal time: Regular school hours.
Evenings available: No
Weekends available: Saturday mornings
Program is mobile: No
Program is on campus: Yes
Group size: No restrictions
Handicap accessible: Yes
Fee: $1 per person
Available during: Academic year, summer, Winterim
Phone: 836-3523
E-mail: youngjlm@uwec.edu
Preferred contact: Phone
Special notes: Larger groups can be split between Greenhouse and James Newman Clark Bird Museum programs.

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Program Title: Insects and Their Importance 
Professor: Paula Kleintjes 
Description:

One-hour presentation featuring live insects, insect displays and pictures. Students are taught the basics of being a bug and why insects are so successful.

Ideal time: Regular school hours.
Evenings available: No
Weekends available: No
Program is mobile: Yes
Program is on campus: No
Group size: Flexible
Handicap accessible: Yes
Fee: None
Available during: Academic year
Phone: 836- 4166 
E-mail: kleintpk@uwec.edu
Preferred contact: Either
Special notes: Limited availability — please contact before planning on this program

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Program Title: Charismatic Crunchy Critters in Wisconsin Waters
Professor: Todd Wellnitz   
Description:

A mobile teaching activity for learning about aquatic invertebrates and their ecology.

Ideal time: Warm weather
Evenings available: No
Weekends available: No
Program is mobile: Yes
Program is on campus: Yes
Group size: Flexible
Handicap accessible: Yes
Fee: N/A
Available during: Academic year
Phone: 836- 4166   
E-mail: wellnita@uwec.edu
Preferred contact: Either
Special notes: Limited availability — please contact before planning on this program.

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Program Title: Biology and Conservation
Professor: David Lonzarich 
Description:

Introduce students to careers in marine biology and major topics in the conservation and exploitation of marine fishes.

Ideal time: N/A
Evenings available: No
Weekends available: No
Program is mobile: Yes
Program is on campus: Yes
Group size: Flexible
Handicap accessible: Yes
Fee: N/A
Available during: Academic year
Phone: 836- 4166   
E-mail: lonzard@uwec.edu
Preferred contact: Either
Special notes: Limited availability — please contact before planning on this program.

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Program Title: Fascinating Fishes
Professor: David Lonzarich 
Description:

Introduce students to the extraordinary diversity and behavior of fishes in Wisconsin lakes and streams.

Ideal time: N/A
Evenings available: No
Weekends available: No
Program is mobile: Yes
Program is on campus: Yes
Group size: Flexible
Handicap accessible: Yes
Fee: N/A
Available during: Academic year
Phone: 836- 4166   
E-mail: lonzard@uwec.edu
Preferred contact: Either
Special notes: Limited availability — please contact before planning on this program.

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