Applying the Urban Ecology Model to Your Own Community: Breakout Sessions

APA Wisconsin Chapter


Thursday, July 25, 2019
10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. CDT

CM | 1.50

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Explore individual potential and goals that align with the work of the Intensive. Consider opportunities presented by the Urban Ecology Center model that connect with ongoing personal and professional ambitions in one’s own community (Leinbach, Urban Ecology, Chapter 6).

What is the current status of the opportunity?

What about the UEC model appears applicable?

What are the next steps in your community to move forward with the UEC model?

What questions or concerns do you have or do you anticipate you will encounter among stakeholders in your community?


Ken Leinbach

Executive Director, Urban Ecology Center Ken Leinbach is a nationally recognized science educator and leader in community-based environmental education. He has had fun facilitating the grassroots effort to create and grow the Urban Ecology Center. Ken is a certified high school teacher and has over 30 years of experience teaching ... Read More

Chris Young

Historian of biology and Professor, Alverno College, Urban Ecology Center Committee Member & Volunteer Chris Young is a professor of Biology at Alverno College, where he has taught since 2002. He teaches courses on global warming, evolution, natural history, and science education, in addition to introductory biology. Prior to coming to ... Read More

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