Tribal_University Partnerships for Wild Rice Revitalization in the Western Great Lakes

Join tribal natural resource professionals and university partners for a panel highlighting wild rice revitalization work in the western Great Lakes. The discussion will focus on the cultural, social, and ecological principles that guide this work.


  • Amy Cottrell, wetland ecologist, Great Lakes Indian Fish & Wildlife Commission
  • Anita Thompson, professor and chair, Nelson Institute Water Resources Management Program
  • Jessie Conaway, faculty associate for Native Nations Partnerships, Nelson Institute
  • Andre Virden, Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians
  • Jessica Ryan, Brothertown Indian Nation

Hosted by the Nelson Institute Water Resources Management program

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