All seminars held in Trainer Natural Resources Building Room 170
Wednesdays, 4 -5 pm

In this 8th Annual CNR Spring Seminar Series, we are featuring seven speakers, each representing a different level of policy-setting in Wisconsin. This seminar series highlights the roles of the legislature, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, the Wisconsin Conservation Congress, the Tribal Government, Non-Governmental organizations, and citizens in making decisions affecting our natural resources in Wisconsin. We invite you to join us for these fascinating seminars detailing the challenges and successes of setting natural resources policy.

Free and open to all! 

All seminars are live in TNR 170 unless otherwise noted
Seminars are also live-streamed via the CNR YouTube Channel! 
Join the Live-Strem 

February 16, 2022

How Do We Get Back To Center?


Executive Director
Kickapoo Valley Reserve

Watch the recording of this talk 

Note: Approximately 10 minutes of the end of the seminar are missing due to technical difficulties. The second video is the final 4 minutes of the talk. 

March 16, 2022

The Wisconsin Conservation Congress:
Facilitating Public Participation


Wisconsin Conservation Congress

Watch the recording of this talk

April 6, 2022

DNR's Mission and What (Who) it Takes to
Complete it


Secretary's Director, West Central
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Watch the recording of this talk


March 2, 2022

Water Quality Policy in Wisconsin:
How the Legislature Can Lead


Wisconsin's 71st
Assembly District
(Virtual Presentation - Join us via Zoom or in TNR 170 for a watch party!)

Watch the recording of this talk


March 30, 2022

Citizen Involvement in Wisconsin
Natural Resources Decision-Making


Dean Emerita and Professor Emerita
UW-Stevens Point
College of Natural Resources

Watch the recording of this talk

April 20, 2022

Navigating the Politics of
Natural Resource Management


Greg Kazmierski
Wisconsin Natural Resources Board
President, Buck Rub Outfitters, Ltd.

Join us live via YouTube Live Stream


April 27, 2022

Environmental Policy and the Fight to the Table


Community Health and Wellness
Ho-Chunk Nation