January 2018 Lecture

Mon., Jan. 8, 2018, 6 pm, Lecture Series on

"Humanities in Community"

On second Mondays monthly -- excepting semester and summer breaks -- a Liberal Arts professor/instructor from the UW-Madison or Madison College will explore issues or topics and invite Q&A. See posters in our archive for descriptions of previous lectures.                                           _____________________________________

Topic: Why Conservation Matters: Roots and Future of North American Wildlife Management

Lecturer: John Motovilloff

Audio links to lecture and discussion:

Author & Conservationist will...

  • Speak on the North American Model of wildlife management by
  • Reflecting on the roots and future of this unique tradition and by
  • Bringing samples of venison stew from deer his family harvested!!

Holding degrees from Boston College and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, author of numerous books and articles, and former communication specialist for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources; John is one of Wisconsin’s leading   writers on conservation issues.

He currently works for the National Wild Turkey Federation designing programs to recruit new hunters.


Poster and flyers with more detail (2-sides) are attached below for sharing by print or email:

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Grow yOur Voice !

"Humanities in Community"  monthly lecture series (Oct-May) on 2nd Mondays, 6 pm to 7:30-8. See posters in our archive for descriptions of previous lectures. Families welcome.


Goodman Center Discussions (through senior program and open to all adults):


Philosophy and short fiction discussions alternate biweekly  on Tuesdays

  • in BOLZ B
  • 10:15 AM - 11:30

Weekly Movie series at Wil-Mar and Goodman

  • Goodman: Bolz B weekly after senior lunch on many Thursdays
  • Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center, 953 Jenifer St.: Often...

Mondays -- after seniors' lunch and/or 

Saturdays -- after the community lunch on (showing about 12:30-1 pm)

Our Facebook page: https://www.facebook. com/gadfly21

Contact: John, 608-515-9470


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