Jane Goodall Center

Upcoming Events

Spring 2022 Events

Virtual Talk: Dr. Jane Goodall presents Hope Through Action

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Dr. Jane Goodall, the world-renowned ethologist and conservationist, will make a special “Virtual Jane: Hope Through Action” presentation via the Jane Goodall Center for Excellence in Environmental Studies

When: Noon on Saturday, March 19.

The public is invited to participate in Goodall’s talk and will be able to submit questions for her to answer.

Please pre-register. Registration is $15. WCSU students are free.

Registration website: https://wcsutickets.regfox.com/jane-goodall 


This event is co-sponsored by WCSU Jane Goodall Center for Excellence in Environmental Studies 

and The Woman’s Club of Danbury and New Fairfield, Inc.




 Permaculture Garden Workshop Series with Garden Consultant, Ashley Kenney

decorative thumbnail of flyerThis event is free and open to the public and meets from 11am-1pm in the garden behind the Science Building on the Midtown Campus.

Sign up for the event here: https://signup.com/go/JPEZMUk

  • March 25th – Pruning Trees and Shrubs / Spring & Summer Crop Planning & Early Clean Up & Sugar Snap Pea Planting
  • April 5th – Are these weeds? Weeding 101
  • April 19th – A Week in the Life of the Garden (Planning a Schedule for Summer)
  • May 6th – Transplanting Summer Vegetables & Fruits

Climate Change Lectures presented by Dr. Mitch Wagener

Presentations take place in SB 125

  • Wednesday, March 23 at 7:00pm – Is Climate Change a Driving Factor of Major Disasters? with Allison Knox (Social Sciences)
  • Monday, March 28 at 7:30pm – Global Climate Change and Mental Health with Shane Murphy (Psychology)
  • Wednesday, April 6 at 7:00pm – Instances of Environmental Justice: Struggles at Home and Abroad with Manoj Misra (Sociology)
  • Wednesday, April 13 at 7:00pm – Climate change-related stressors and the physiology of estuarine fishes with Michelle Monette (Biology) and student, James Hannon
  • Wednesday, April 20 at 7:00pm – Hope with Mitch Wagener (Biology) and student, Ezaan Khan