It’s good to have goals, right?
Well that’s what we’re about at Gaylord Nelson (GNAS) — we’re a new chapter with fresh ideas. Each year in February, we meet to strategize and plan — what we’re excited about, what needs to be done, where we’re headed as a chapter. The possibilities are numerous, important, and exciting!
Date and Time: Saturday, February 20, 2015, 1:30-4:00 pm
Location: Menomonie Market Food Coop – 2nd Floor (814 Main St E, Menomonie, WI)
1:30: Keynote Speaker – “Conservation as Chess” Bill Hogseth
3:00: Announcements, Business, Elections (VP, Secretary, Board members)
The meeting will begin at 1:30 with an introduction and featured program by Bill Hogseth, and will be followed by the open meeting of the GNAS board. We will be discussing upcoming plans and projects for 2016 and beyond. Please join us in discussing and shaping our conservation priorities, goals and initiatives! You are welcome to be a part of that process! We look forward to your input in helping us shape the future of GNAS!
Conservation as Chess: Using Strategy to Protect Biodiversity
Explore the interconnected challenges facing biodiversity and how strategic principles can be used to help solve conservation challenges. The presentation will discuss how local conservation organizations can have a positive impact by using strategic decision-making. The presentation will explore these concepts specifically as they relate to Wisconsin birds.
Bill Hogseth is an ecologist who lives in the Chippewa Valley. He has worked as a conservation professional for ten years in different sectors including state, federal, non-profit, and cooperative. He has a BS in restoration ecology from Northland College in Ashland, WI. He has served on the board of directors for The Prairie Enthusiasts and is currently the Outreach Chair for the Gaylord Nelson Audubon Society.