GLBRC Education & Outreach NewsletterApril 2011
Professional Development Opportunities

Bioenergy Institute for Educators 2011! June 20-25 on UW-Madison campus. $500 stipend, with 2 credit option. Apply soon! Only a few spaces left! Teams are preferred, and applicants will be accepted on a first-come first-served basis. Make sure all team members fill out their registration as soon as possible so you will be considered! Deadline May 2.


GLBRC Spring 2011 Seminar Series - talks available online! "What are the bottlenecks to productive, perennial, polycultures for bioenergy feedstocks?" and "The Diversity of Native Celluloses" currently available. All upcoming seminars at UW and MSU are open to the public.


Classroom Resources

-mapping tool for viewing where ethanol is produced, feedstock grown, transportation resources are available, etc. Easy to query.


We encourage you to visit our website at least once a month to look for new materials we have posted. http://www.glbrc.org/education 


Contact Information


Feel free to contact us with questions or feedback at education@glbrc.wisc.edu or call 608-890-2828.  If you know others who would like to be added to this list, please send their contact information to education@glbrc.wisc.edu including name, e-mail address, institutional affiliation, city, and state.



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GLBRC is supported by the Department of Energy and DOE Bioenergy Research Centers 



 Upcoming Events & Professional Development Opportunities

For details on the events below, please visit our website calendar.


April 7, 2011-MEEC, Midwest Environmental Education Conference, Rochester, MN


April 20, 2011-Fifth Annual Nelson Institute Earth Day Conference: Pursuing a more sustainable Wisconsin:

Innovation in Buildings, Energy and Food Systems, Madison, WI


April 27, 2011-Wayne County Regional Educational Service Agency Climate Change Summit, Wayne, MI


May 25, 2011-Larry Meiller Show, Wisconsin Public Radio (Livestream available)


June 20-24, 2011-GK-12 Summer Workshop, Kellogg Biological Station, Gull Lake, MI


June 20-25, 2011-Bioenergy Institute for Educators, Madison, WI


June 29, 2011-WAAE, Wisconsin Association of Agriculture Educators, Green Bay, WI