Western Great Lakes Bird & Bat Observatory

Headquarters at Forest Beach Migratory Preserve

Southeastern Wisconsin Conservation Summit

Sunday October 22nd is the last day to register online for summit. Walk-ins are welcome but you need to bring your own lunch. Registration at the door is $10 a day, cash or check only.

Southeastern Wisconsin Conservation Summit 400The Western Great Lakes Bird and Bat Observatory will be hosting a 2-day conference, The Southeastern Wisconsin Conservation Summit, at Forest Beach Migratory Preserve in Ozaukee County on November 3rd and 4th, 2017. This conference is designed to foster regional collaboration by providing an introduction to the people who are conducting excellent ecological work here in southeastern Wisconsin. The two-day summit will focus on past, current, and future research and monitoring, conservation advocacy, and ecological restoration that is being done by area faculty, undergraduate and graduate students, nonprofit organization staff, land trusts, nature center staff, county government staff, consultants, and other interested parties whose work is conducted in southeastern Wisconsin. Presentations and posters will cover a wide range of taxa and conservation issues are encouraged.

Location: Forest Beach Migratory Preserve

Dates: November 3 & 4, 2017

Lunch, snacks, and beverages are included.

pdfView Conference Schedule.pdf

pdfView Presentation Abstracts.pdf

pdfView Poster Abstracts.pdf

pdfSilent Auction.pdf


Friday Night Social for the SE Wisconsin Conservation Summit

Featuring The Freques, with Special Guest Gary Casper, at https://www.inventorsbrewpub.com/

The Inventors BrewPub will be open until midnight.  Show will begin at 8 p.m., and people can head over to the Inventors Brew Pub from the poster session to order food (menu online, including no less than 3 poutines!). A masterful beer menu as well!

Learn more about the Freques at https://www.facebook.com/TheFreques/

Directions from Forest Beach to Inventors Brewpub: http://bit.ly/InventorsDirections


Lodging:http://www.visitportwashington.com/tourism/lodging/

Restaurants:http://www.visitportwashington.com/tourism/eat_shop_play/

Directions to Forest Beach: https://wglbbo.org/join-us/visit-us