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Free Lecture: A Story of Abundance and Great Loss

Sep 30, 2014 6pm

UW-Stevens Point, Albertson Center for Learning Resources, 900 Reserve St, Stevens Point, WI 54481
As part of Project Passenger Pigeon, a series of events marking the centenary of the extinction of passenger pigeons, the UW-Stevens Point Museum of Natural History will be hosting a free lecture. Biologist Jim Krakowski will talk about the history passenger pigeons and the lessons to be learned from their extinction. Following the lecture will be a "meet and greet" with local wildlife artist, Mary Bratz, who painted the background of the museum's passenger pigeon exhibit.

UW-Stevens Point Museum of Natural History

Understanding the Bird

Oct 23, 2014 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Wausau, WI
How does a sculpture manipulate a subject to achieve a desired aesthetic? Join George Bumann as he discusses his process, using the observation skills of a scientist and the lens of an artist. Free

Visitor Services, 715.845.7010,

Lecture and Book Signing

Oct 18, 2014 1pm - 2pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Wausau, WI
In "The Echoes of Their Wings: The Life and Legacy of the Passenger Pigeon," Joel Greenberg examines the historic and environmental circumstances leading to the extinction of the passenger pigeon. Free

Visitor Services, 715.845.7010,

Relive the ‘60’s – The Rise and Fall of the Monkees

Oct 21, 2014 7pm

UW-Marshfield/Wood County, 2000 West 5th Street, Marshfield, WI 54449
In this Continuing Education lecture series, find out about the life of the 1960s pop practioners: The Monkees. Fee: $10.
Speaker: Mat Bartkowiak.

Register or 715-389-6520