2023 Wetland Science Conference
A three-day conference for wetland and water professionals in the Upper Midwest
February 21 - 23, 2023  ·  Holiday Inn Hotel and Convention Center, Stevens Point, WI

Wisconsin Wetlands Association invites you to attend the 28th Annual Wetland Science Conference. All are welcome at this conference.

This 3-day conference, which typically draws more than 350 attendees from Wisconsin and surrounding states, will include keynote addresses, topical oral sessions, a poster session, workshops, a banquet, working groups, roundtables, field trips to area wetlands, and plenty of networking opportunities. Scroll down to review the full agenda. Early-bird rates are good through January 20, 2023.

Key Speakers
Key Speakers

Carol Johnston, Professor Emerita, South Dakota State University
Beavers: Heroes or villains of climate change? 
Wednesday, February 22, 9:00 am

Janice Rice, Ho-Chunk Nation member and UW-Madison lecturer/librarian emerita

If the waters could speak: Hoocąk voices and values
Wednesday, February 22, 6:30 pm

Ryan O'Connor, ecologist, and Katie Hein, limnologist, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Central Wisconsin’s treasured wetlands: From storied past to dynamic future
Thursday, February 23, 8:30 am

Sponsors
Agenda
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thanks to Nutrien Solutions for buying the first round!
9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
Beavers: Heroes or villains of climate change? Dr. Carol Johnston, Professor Emerita, South Dakota State University
10:20 AM - 10:40 AM
10:40 AM - 12:00 PM
Facilitators: Sally Gallagher and Nicole Staskowski
Facilitator: Randy Poelma. An invitation-only session for Tribal natural resources program staff working on wetlands.
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Interact with exhibitors and fellow attendees during the lunch hour.
Facilitators: Erin O'Brien and Jennifer Western Hauser
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
2:50 PM - 3:20 PM
3:20 PM - 4:20 PM
3:20 PM - 4:20 PM
Facilitators: Lisa Hartman, Tod Highsmith, and Mike Mossman
4:40 PM - 6:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
If the waters could speak: Hoocąk voices and values Janice Rice, senior academic librarian and lecturer emerita, UW-Madison, and member, Ho-Chunk Nation
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Central Wisconsin’s treasured wetlands: From storied past to dynamic future Ryan O'Connor and Katie Hein, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Facilitators: Joey Cannizzaro and Gary S. Casper
Where to stay
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The Wetland Science Conference is proudly hosted by the Wisconsin Wetlands Association, a statewide non-profit dedicated to the protection, restoration, and enjoyment of wetlands and associated ecosystems through science-based programs, education, and advocacy. We envision a state where wetlands are healthy and plentiful and support ecological and societal needs, and where citizens care for, appreciate, and interact with these natural resources.

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