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The CNR Reporter is a weekly publication of the University of Wisconsin­
Stevens Point College of Natural Resources. Deadline for articles and
announcements is 9 a.m. on Friday. Submit information electronically using
the article form. Looking for an old CNR Reporter find them in our archives.
Academic Information
Advising Walk­in Hours​
Advising Walk­in
Hours These times are set aside
for quick questions
regarding your degree
progress and student
record. Longer discussions
will require an
Mon. Oct 26
Bobbi Kubish
TNR 180
First­Year &
TNR 192
Tues. Oct 27
1:00 ­ 3:00
Wed. Oct 28
10:00 ­ 12:00 ​
1:00 ­ 2:30 Thurs. Oct 29
1:00 ­ 3:00 10:30 ­ 12:00
Fri. Oct 30
European Environmental Studies Seminar
Stop by to find out more about this alternative experience to the Treehaven
Summer Field Experience that travels to Poland, Germany and Iceland. Applications
will be available on­line via the Student Success Center webpage from October 15 –
November 4 until noon. Tentative acceptance lists will be posted on the bulletin
board across from 180 TNR on November 11th.­2016/September%207%20­%2011,%202015.aspx
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Kenya Environmental Studies Seminar (Alternative to
We are now offering another study abroad alternative to the Treehaven Summer
Field Experience­ in Kenya! Applications are now available online via the Student
Success Center webpage, there is just one application for both Europe and Kenya
(you will choose your preference of country/trip). If you are interested but not able
to make the meeting, please contact Dr. Holly Petrillo ( for more
information or to set up a meeting.
Add/Drop Courses for Fall 2015 Semester
W­Drop: Sept 15­Nov 6. You will need signatures from your advisor and instructor.
Forms can be found on the Registration and Records homepage and TNR 180.
Geography 279 (GIS) Pre­Registration​
Spring registration is just around the corner. If you intend to register for the following spring
semester GIS courses there is a PR condition on them, in this case meaning Pre‐registration
•GEOG 279 – 2 cr – Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems
•GEOG 377/577 – 3 cr – Remote Sensing I
•GEOG 476/676 – 3 cr – Geographic Information Systems I
•GEOG 479/679 – 3 cr – Geographic Information Systems II
NEW PROCESS: Pre‐register for these GIS courses on‐line through Google Forms October 19 –
30: Click Here!
Seats in these classes go fast. Sign‐up October 19‐30—the earlier the better! You must specify
a section number when pre‐registering so please have your schedule planned.
For PR permission required for other GIS courses, please see the listed faculty member
instructing the course or contact the Geography and Geology Department office (SCI D332).
Winterim Note: there is no pre‐registration required for GEOG 279 Fundamentals of GIS for
Winterim 2016, January 4‐20, 2016.
WLDL 305: Tracking Courgars and Other Carnivors
Now Open! NEW
Dr. James Halfpenny will be teaching a 1 credit weekend carnivore tacking course
this semester on December 5­6 at the Treehaven campus. Stevens Point students
can register for WLDL 304. There is a course fee of $140 which includes meals,
lodging and course materials for the weekend. All students are welcome sign up!
Great Sources of Reference for Questions
The CNR handbook is a great reference, CNR Handbook !­2016/September%207%20­%2011,%202015.aspx
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The CNR handbook is a great reference, CNR Handbook !
The campus catalog is great as well, Campus Catalog !
Advising Resources has some really helpful Video Tutorials!
Math Placement Exams
Math placement exams will be held at the following times and locations:
Math Placement Exam ­ 2pm­3:30pm D101 SCI, Wednesday, Nov 4, 2015
Math Placement Exam ­ 9am­10:30am D102 SCI, Friday, Nov 6, 2015
You do not need an appointment. You may have a scientific calculator but NO
graphing calculator. If you want to set up an individual assessment contact Delzell
Testing Services.
Buy Your CNR Apparel Today!
CNR long sleeved t­shirts – brown or sage green – Only $15!
CNR baseball and Fidel caps are also on sale in a variety of colors – only $15
Show your CNR pride and help support the programs of the CNR Student Success
Enhance Your Note­Taking, Test Preparation and
Study Skills The Tutoring­Learning Center (TLC) houses UW­Stevens Point's Academic Literacies
Specialist, Emily Wisinski, a professional staff member, meets with students on an
individual basis to discuss:
Time Management
Goal Setting and Motivation
Test Preparation
and other study skills
Stop by the TLC in the basement of the library, room 018 to make an appointment
to discuss your individual concerns and create an academic success plan. Or, visit
during Emily’s office hours: Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. or Wednesday
from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
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Events and Speakers
American Indians Reaching for Opportunities (AIRO)
Silent Auction NEW­2016/September%207%20­%2011,%202015.aspx
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On Thursday Oct 22 and Friday Oct 23 AIRO will be holding a silent auction as a
fund raiser for their organization. The auction will take place all day both Thursday
and Friday at the DUC concourse tables.
National Campus Sustainability Day
On October 28th, UWSP will be celebrating National Campus Sustainability Day!
There will be an informational fair in the Larid Room of the DUC from 10­2 with an
arrary of organizations and businesses that are environmentally­minded. Come and
celebrate the various accomplishments of sustainability by engaging with exhibitors,
watching invigorating films, and chowing down on delcious food from the CPS Café!
Career Services Workshops Offered this Semester
Upcoming Career Services Workshops: Tuesday, October 27 5:00 – 6:00 PM 107 LRC Writing Effective Personal
Statements For Grad School
Tuesday, October 27 5:00 – 6:30 PM 321 CCC Resumes & Other Professional
Wednesday, October 28 4:00 – 5:30 PM 303 CCC Resumes & Other
Professional Correspondence
Thursday, October 29 All Day Event Online Graduate School Virtual Fair for
UW System Students
Thursday, October 29 3:00 – 3:45 PM 316 LRC CareerLocker: What’s In My
Monday, November 2 4:00 – 5:00 PM 321 CCC Finding Jobs & Internships
Thursday, November 5 4:00 – 5:00 PM 303 CCC Marketing Your Study Abroad
Tuesday, November 10 5:00 – 6:00 PM 321 CCC Preparing For Interviews
Wednesday, November 11 3:00 – 3:45 PM 650 LRC Do You Know What You
Want To Be When You Grow Up?
Wednesday, November 11 5:00 – 6:00 PM 107 LRC Writing Effective Personal
Statements For Grad School
Thursday, November 12 4:00 – 5:00 PM 205 CCC Federal Jobs: Where To Find
Them, How To Apply, Benefits & Options
Thursday, November 19 4:00 – 5:30 PM 303 CCC Resumes & Other
Professional Correspondence
Tuesday, November 24 3:00 – 3:45 PM 316 LRC CareerLocker: What’s In My
Locker? Here is the full semester list of Career Services Workshops; Click Here
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Coffee and Culture
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Let's Talk Disabilities", Thursday, October 29 at 4 p.m. / DUC Laird CenterLet's Talk
Disabilities", Thursday, October 29 at 4 p.m. / DUC Laird Center
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Study Away Opportunities
European Seminar and Kenyan Field Experience!!!
Study abroad in Europe or Kenya to fulfill your Summer Field Experience
requirement: Applicaiton Here
Online information packets are available for the Europe and
Kenya trips. As well as paper copies in TNR 180 Questions??? Stop by the Student Success Center ­ TNR 180 or see Jessica
Tomaszewski (, in TNR 192.
Winterim in Cameroon, Africa: Community
Development and Cultural Enrichment NEW
Extended Deadline ­ Apply ASAP! What if you could combine a truly meaningful community development project with
three weeks of rich experience in African culture?
Volunteer with the Makah Water for All Foundation, building a pump well to provide
clean drinking water to a village in Cameroon. Participants not only take part in this
fulfilling experience, but learn how to start a nonprofit organization from the ground
floor. The program includes lectures on topics such as Globalization and Africa,
Polygamy, and Effects of HIV­AIDS in Africa. Hiking, learning the “bottle dance” and
visiting the Ndawara Tea Estate Ranch will be among the highlights.
National Student Exchange (NSE) Full Academic Year
or Single Semester, Fall or Spring
NSE offers students a domestic alternative to studying abroad. What began with
three campuses exchanging seven students is now 200 universities placing 3,000
students each year. UW­Stevens Point became a member institution in 2014 and will
begin to send students to NSE participating universities, and welcome NSE students
to campus, in the fall of 2015.
For more information visit the NSE website at and UWSP webpage at­Student­Exchange­­­­NSE.aspx​
Once you have background information contact UWSP program coordinator Mark
Koepke in CCC 108 for advising.­2016/September%207%20­%2011,%202015.aspx
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Field Biology of Hawaii Island 2015­2016 Winterim
Study Abroad
Aloha students!
The “Field Biology of Hawaii Island” (Biology 309/509, 3 credits) course will be
offered again this winterim, Wednesday, January 6, to Wednesday, January 20,
2016. Dr. Chris Yahnke and I are scheduled to be the instructors again this year. We’ll have an informational/organizational meeting on Wednesday, September 23rd,
2015, from 5:00­6:00 pm in TNR 300; you are strongly urged to attend if you wish a
seat. Email me if you are still interested, or just attend. This is a 15­day field course course with the $1,400.00 course fee covering lodging,
vehicles, tours, and most food. As with last winterim’s course, you will be required
to pay for your own airfare (approximately $900­1000 round trip from Chicago or
Minneapolis to Hilo, excluding baggage fees), tuition, the course fee just
mentioned, and a few meals. Total estimated cost: $3,500.00.
For schedule and syllabus click here
Ethnobotany: Health, Belief and Agroforestry in
Belize 2015­2016 Winterim Study Abroad This field course is for those interested in ethnobotany, culture, alternative healing
practices, spiritual belief, sustainable living styles and indigenous agroforestry.
Earn 3 credits and visit: medicinal plant trails, traditional healers, community
elders, Mayan gardens and permaculture farms, Mayan ruins, the second largest
continuous coral reef and the only jaguar reserve in the world!!!!
Contact cela­belize ( to register and see me to process
your credits at UWSP
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Student Organizations
Student Organizations' Weekly Update
SGA Green Fund!
The Green Fund is a student ran fund that was created to finance
sustainable and environmental initiatives across the UWSP campus. This
fund provides around $100,000 for projects and is open to any group on
campus who is interested in starting a project that would increase
campus sustainability and decrease its environmental footprint. If you
have an idea, are interested in starting a project, or would like to sit on
the committee that allocates the funds, please check out the hyperlink
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American Fisheries Society (AFS) Calling all Fisheries and Biology majors, fish and/or water enthusiasts, and
fishermen/women! The Student Chapter of the American Fisheries Society is
the place for you! This Society provides numerous opportunities in fisheries
fieldwork such as electroshocking, fyke netting, assisting with sturgeon
spawning, etc., hands­on workshops, networking events, and volunteer
activities. We encourage you to join us on Wednesdays at 5:00pm in TNR
170, get to know other students with similar aspirations/interests, and get
involved with all the amazing opportunities this society has to offer! If you
have any questions or want to know more, contact President Sam Schaick
( or Public Relations Officer Kate Carpenter
( at any time!
American Water Resources Association (AWRA) NEW
The UWSP Student Chapter of AWRA is committed to the preservation
and enhancement of our nation's water quality through education,
responsible management, and the continued efforts of our members. We
provide many hand on experiences in water resources and hydrology
fieldwork projects. We also have fun events like highway cleanup,
educating children and local residents in the community about water
resources and water protection.
Upcoming Events:
Flume Creek Pressure Transducer Project October 24th
Damnation Film December 1st
Dues are $5 for a semester, or $10 per academic year plus a FREE T­
Shirt. We meet every Tuesday at 5:00pm in TNR 252, but there will be no
meeting next Tuesday.
If you have any question please feel free to email us at
Animal Behavior Club Join us on Wednesday at 6 pm in TNR 122.
Our meeting this week will feature a presentation by Dr. Figgy and Dr.
Alger on the new animal behavior course that will be offered this spring.
If have an interest in biology and/or psychology and would like to learn
more about this exciting new course join us at 6 PM on October 28th in
TNR 122.
We will also be voting on t shirt designs for the year.
We will also be discussing details for our upcoming overnight trip to the
Brookfield Zoo on November 14th. If you are interested in attending the
trip but will be unable to make the meeting email us at
for more information.
CNR Bible Study Here’s an opportunity to get involved in faith and our natural world.
We’re a co­ed, natural resource majors­based bible study curious to
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learn, and question with like­minds who’re tackling similar questions as
yourself. Meetings are currently Wednesdays from 7:00­8:00pm in TNR
372 (just outside the western stairwell!).
Coalition of Organizational Leadership in TNR (COOL) NEW
The next meeting is Thursday October 29th at 5:00 PM in TNR 320, and
that any topic/event/idea that anyone would like to be brought up at
this meeting can be emailed to Jordan Winkenbach at Environmental Educators and Naturalists Association (EENA)
The Environmental Educators and Naturalists Association exists to
spread environmental literacy and knowledge to the surrounding campus
and community through educational programs and events geared toward
all ages. EENA meets every Tuesday at 7pm in the WCEE on the 4th
floor of the library­ all students are welcome! Environmental and Sustainability Issues Committee
If you are interested in working on sustainability initiatives and policies
on the UWSP campus, check out the Environmental and Sustainability
Issues Committee of the Student Government Association! The
committee works on a variety environmental topics from bicycle safety
to waste reduction. Stop by the meeting, Thursdays at 12pm in the
Brewhaus conference room, or contact Alex Thomas if you want to get
Izaak Walton League
The Izaak Walton League of America is one of the oldest conservation
organizations in the United States. It was founded in 1992, and has
over 250 local chapters throughout the nation.
Our club is focused on anything and everything outdoors. We
participate in many different activities such as Trout Stream
Restoration, Trail Maintenance, Highway Cleanup, and Kids Fishing Day,
as well as Bow Shoots, Trap Shoots, and Rifle Shoots. During our
meetings we also have hands on activities such as Knot Tying,
Chainsaw and Axe sharpening and care, Wilderness Survival, and many
We have meetings every Thursday at 7:00 PM in TNR 240. Dues: $5.00/semester or $8.00/year
Comments or questions? Email us at or check out the
UWSP IKES Website:
Land Conservation Society NEW The Land Conservation Society (LCS) is a national organization which has a
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roots which is at the private level and work with several nonprofit
organizations focused on land conservation called land trusts. We work
especially close with the North Central Conservancy Trust in plover which has
land from the bottom of Adams County to the top of Lincoln County and Taylor
County. We hold more than half a dozen work days every semester where we
go out and help, conserve, and preserve owners land through many different
management techniques. We will be having a workday this Sunday, October 25th. Please meet at the
west end of the TNR at 9:30 a.m. This event will go until noon or 1. On
October 28th, there will be a workday on an easement within Stevens Point.
Please stay tuned to your email for an official meeting time and location! Our
next meeting will be this Thursday at 5 in TNR room 271. See you there!!!
Email us at for any questions. Park and Recreation Association (PRA)
We meet weekly at 6 pm in TNR 320 and our contact email is If students would like updates, we will be sending weekly emails about
activities, so they can email us to be added to the contact list if they
can't make it to meetings. We also have an updated list of officers on the UWSP student
organization page under PRA if people wish to contact us individually.
Society of American Foresters (SAF) The Society of American Foresters (SAF) is one of the largest student
organizations at UW­Stevens Point and one of the most active. We are aimed
at getting undergraduates valuable experience. We meet weekly in TNR 170
at 5pm on Thursdays! Dues: $3 for the semester or $5 for the year.
­ SAF/Fire Crew Picnic Thursday October 29th 5 pm (no meeting) meet at
Iverson Park. Interested in throwing axes, underhand chop, or crosscut sawing?! Well you
are in luck, because we have a Woodland Sports team! The Woodland Sports
Team practice times on Monday have switched to the earlier time of 4 ­ 6 PM. Friday
practices are still from 2 ­ 4 PM. Locations is still 1249 4th Ave., Stevens Point.
Woodchuck games at CWES October 24th. If interested contact
Have comments or questions? Email us at or stop by the office
in room TNR 361. UWSP SAF Website:
Society for Ecological Restoration (SER)
We are a group of people dedicated to helping restore and conserve
ecosystems by volunteering with numerous organizations and institutions both
locally and across the state. Through activities such as removing invasive
species, collecting native seed, planting native species, assisting with
prescribed burns, and much more, we stay connected to the community and
the surrounding ecosystems. With many events and activities planned, we are
excited to see what this semester will bring:
Our meetings are on Wednesdays in TNR 240 starting at 5:00pm. We hope to
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see you there!
"Society grows great when old men {and women} plant trees whose shade
they know they shall never sit in." ­­Greek Proverb
Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS) Meetings are Thursdays at 5 PM in TNR 361.
Oct 28: We are looking for volunteers to represent SCWS at National Campus
Sustainability Day in the Laird Room from 9:30 to 2. All volunteers will
receive a free SWCS t­shirt for helping out!
Oct 29: Our annual Potluck is here! Come join us for a wonderful dinner and
pumpkin carving. We will be meeting at the parking lot behind the TNR at 5
pm. Bring a dish to pass and your own pumpkin!
Email if you are interested in participating in any of
these upcoming events!
Dues are $5 for a semester and $10 for the year! We hope to see you at our
next meeting!
Student Law Enforcement Association (SLEA) If you're interested in law enforcement and enhancing your skills then
stop by Every Monday night at 6 pm in TNR 170. This week we will be
having a guest speaker on leadership and what involvement can do for
your future. If you have any questions please contact a member of our
officer team. Officers can be found on our website:
Student Society of Arboriculture Tree Care Industry Association will be
hosting its annual meeting in Pittsburg November 12­14. We will be
leaving a day early to stop at Bartlett Tree Experts and Davey Tree
headquarters, making this a very unique opportunity to find
employment. This is the largest green industries convention and expo
with the largest student only job and internship fair. There are over 200
vendors, many of whom will be taking resumes looking for permanent
and summer help. The event is free for student which is a $300 savings!
Students for Sustainability (SFS) NEW
Join us on Workday Wednesday, October 28th from 4:00pm­5:00pm in the
Campus Garden!
Come to our weekly meeting on Thursday, October 29th at 6:00pm in TNR
Students for Sustainability is a merged organization from the previous
organizations Students for Sustainable Communities and Sustainable
Agriculture in Communities Societies. You can like us on Facebook at UWSP
Students for Sustainability. Email Kelly at for details!
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The CNR Student Research Symposium Planning Committee is a group
of students that work with faculty and staff to organize the CNR Student
Research Symposium in the spring!
Contact Anastasia Wolf­Flasch at or Dr. Hauer at if you have any questions.
Students for Wetland Awareness, Management and Protection
(SWAMP) Boost your résumé by undertaking volunteer opportunities applicable to
your field! All of our meetings give up to date information on local and
statewide events that provide benefits to a wide variety of CNR majors
and beyond. Our meetings are at 5pm on Mondays in TNR 320, and
make sure to bring your planner. Feel free to contact any of our officers
with any questions that you have. We'll see you at the next meeting!! Trap Shooting Club
Do you enjoy trap shooting or have an interest in trying it? We are a
club on campus who enjoy to shoot recreationally and competitively. We
shoot mainly in the spring semester on Thursday evenings at Ashley
shooting club located in Mosinee. The club offers 16 yard stand, skeet,
and a heated 5 stand which is opens in February. During the summer we
shoot competitively at the collegiate level under the Scholastic Clay
Target Program (SCTP). This past summer we took first place at one
shoot and third place at the state shoot. Dues for the club are $10
which get you a reduced shooting price at Ashley shooting club. Provide
your own shells and gun. Hunter safety, gun safety, or military training
is required for the club. If you do not have any of those, the Wisconsin
DNR has an online course in which you can take. If you have any
questions, message us on our Facebook page "UWSP shooting club" or
email us at
Waste Management Society NEW
The Waste Management Society’s mission is to help all students learn
about and participate in activities related to modern waste
management. We offer opportunities to participate in waste related
projects, attend conferences, and meet a number of professionals from
the waste management industry. We promote the reduction, reuse, and
recycling of common waste items along with opportunities in composting
and wastewater as well.
If you are interested in joining or have any other questions, please
contact President Alex Smudde at or our adviser
Dr. Rob Michitsch at or in TNR 276.
We try to hold meetings every other Tuesday at 6:30PM in TNR 255
Upcoming Meetings include:
­ Tuesday November 3rd
­ Tuesday November 17th
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The Wildlife Society is one of the largest student organizations on campus
and is open to anyone with an interest in wildlife. Members are presented with
numerous opportunities to gain hands­on experience, leadership skills,
networking skills, and much more! Then Tuesday Oct. 27th the meeting will be held in TNR 170.
Can’t make the meetings but want to be involved? Then stop by TNR 359A to
fill out membership and hold harmless forms so you can receive email
updates for upcoming events.
Do you have any questions? Contact Lisa Zoromski at or
stop by the TWS office in TNR 359A.
Wisconsin Camps Wisconsin Camps is a student organization dedicated to camp
development. We network resources within the camping community for
college students, helping to create a safe, learning, and fun experience
for the kids we will be working with in the future.
We meet Wednesdays at 7PM in TNR 122!!
Women in Natural Resources (WiNR)
Women in Natural Resources is a student organization focused on encouraging
women to get involved and become leaders in natural resources through
volunteering, hands on experiences, and social events. Our meetings are every Wednesday at 6:00 in TNR 320!
Important Dates:
• Pumpkin Carving – Wednesday, October 28th at 6:00 PM. We will start the
meeting in our usual location and then we will head over to the Schmeeckle
Reserve for some fun pumpkin carving. If you have questions please contact
Katie Sloan • Fall Harvest Fundraiser – Thursday, October 29th from 9 AM – 3 PM TNR
West Lobby. Come volunteer to help run our stand. We will have caramel
apple bowls, pumpkin seeds, hot and cold apple cider for people to purchase. • Candlelight Hike – Friday, October 30th 6:00­9:00PM. The Schmeeckle
Reserve hosts a candle light night hike. Feel free to check it out.
If you are interested in joining our board in order to gain some leadership
experience and help to plan out events, we will meet in the same room on the
same day, but at 5:00, just before the meeting!
If you are interested in joining or have any questions, please contact
President Anastasia Wolf­Flasch at You can also check
us out online at ( or
Facebook (UWSP Women in Natural Resources)!
Update Your Org! NEW
Please send the CNR Reporter your Student Organization updates as often as you
can! Email your article forms to by 9 AM Friday!
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Scholarship Information
Scholarships Available This Week!
The Science Ambassador Scholarship Deadline: December 1
Wisconsin Arborist Association
Scholarship, Criteria Here, Application Here, Deadline: December 15
The Carpenter Bus "Extra Mile" Scholarship Deadline: December 31
Intertribal Timber Council Scholarship Deadline: January 11
SAGLA Essay Contest Deadline: January 29 ​
CNR Scholarship Application NEW
The CNR Undergraduate Scholarship is now available on the web. To be considered
for a 2015­2016 Scholarship you must submit the completed application by midnight
on Oct. 30. This application will take approximately 30 mins to complete, so plan
accordingly. The link for the application can be found on the Student Success
Center Homepage.
Note to December 2015 Graduates ­ this application is designed for students who
will be attending school in the Spring 2016 semester and is not intended for
December 2015 graduates.
Note to Graduate Students ­ this scholarship application is for undergraduate
students only. Any CNR scholarships that are intended for graduate students will be
chosen by the discipline in which the scholarship is housed.
To apply, click on the following link ­
Click here to learn more about all of the scholarships
available to CNR students.
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Workshops and Activities
Schmeeckle Reserve Nature Programs​
Skulls: A Historic Bone­Chilling Review, Sunday, Oct. 25, 5­6 p.m. Discover how
animal skulls have been an iconic symbol for centuries, from Shakespearean to
Native American culture.
2015 Fall Candlelight Hike Festival, Friday, Oct. 30, 6­9 p.m. Join in as Schmeeckle
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Reserve explores “City Critters: Urban Wildlife at Schmeeckle” through family
campfire programs at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. Hear how animals such as white tailed
deer, raccoons and coyotes coexist with humans. Additional activities include half­
mile and one­mile walks along torch and jack­o’­lantern lit paths, discovery stations
with hands on activities and free crafts, snacks and door prizes. The event is free,
with a suggested donation of $2 per person or $5 per family.
Interested in a Winterim Volunteer/Small Study
Experience with the US Forest Service?
If you are interested contact:
Crystal Kern with the US Forest Service. Her phone number is 715­362­1123
Golden Sands Pasture Walk­ Dairy, Aquaponics, And
Solar Carl Flaig and his family along with Golden Sands Resource Conservation and
Development Council would like to invite you to a pasture walk at their diversified
organic farm near Rudolph, WI on Saturday October 24th, at 1:30pm. Volunteer in South Africa and Jamaica with One Heart
Source Attention Students of University of Wisconsin Stevens Point,
One Heart Source is currently accepting applications for our 2016 Volunteer
Programs. We are offering a variety of 2 and 4 week programs in Jamaica and South
As an OHS Volunteer you will:
• Mentor students to realize measurable academic growth and cultivate life­
long relationships.
• Immerse yourself in diversity through service, workshops, and excursions.
• Collaborate with small cohorts of university students from around the world.
• Develop leadership or entrepreneurial skills through the pursuit of social
Apply here for our Volunteer Programs: 2016 Application
Application Deadline: October 23
For stories and reviews from past volunteers, click here. New Recognition and Networking Tool for Student
Environmental Leaders
National Wildlife Federation’s EcoLeader Community is the first online community of
its kind where student leaders can share and collaborate on the important
environmental work they’re doing on campus and in the community, network, gain
inspiration from students across the country and ultimately earn national recognition
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for their leadership skills. Visit to join the community!
NWF’s EcoLeaders provides individuals the opportunity to:
• Connect with student leaders across the country for support and inspiration
• Share and collaborate on environmental projects they’re leading on campus
or in the community
• Sharpen leadership skills for the environment
• Access the diverse resources of National Wildlife Federation and partner
• Earn national recognition for leadership and positive impact on the
environment and wildlife
National Wildlife Federation launched a new online community called EcoLeaders, a
community for student environmental leaders.
EcoLeaders provides individuals the opportunity to:
Connect with other students in their region and nationwide on conservation and
sustainability issues via direct messaging to community members and through
Access resources on a variety of sustainability topics – transportation, energy,
water, wildlife/habitat, etc.
Start a project, and track actions – organize teams, share goals and updates.
Earn recognition from National Wildlife Federation for their leadership skills over the
course of their projects & campaigns, and a separate recognition opportunity for
their positive impact on the environment.
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If you have any other questions you can contact Cody Kamrowski at
Division Street Student Research Initative How do we transform a barrier into a boulevard? The Division Street Student
Research Initiative is a unique project that will bring UWSP students from a range of
disciplines into collaboration with faculty partners, city officials, designers and
artists, community members, and business groups in an initial effort to consider the
revitalization of north Division Street; a roughly ninety­two acre blighted
highway/business corridor adjacent to the UWSP campus.
For more information contact: Katja Marquart (, Tori
Jennings ( or Anna Haines (
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