Tonight, the Havens Center Visiting Speakers Program presents Sam Gindin, author and labor activist, speaking on “Barriers to Union Renewal”. This is at 6pm at the Madison Labor Temple, 1602 South Park Street. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 262-1420.
Tonight, tour the South Cherokee Marsh restoration. Witness the rebirth of oak savanna habitat along the shores of glacial Lake Mendota. Ponds constructed nearby in 2012 treat urban storm water while providing wildlife habitat. Look for early migrating birds. Sponsored by Madison Parks. Meet at 6:30pm at 1000 Wheeler Road, at the corner of Wheeler Road and Ilene Lane. More info at cherokeemarsh.org.
Tonight, join indigenous activists from Alaska and Montana as they visit Madison on their Midwest tour. Hear about their communities’ resistance to corporate resource extraction which threatens their way of life. A discussion follows on solidarity organizing for climate justice across the continent. This is at 7pm in Room 180 of Science Hall, 550 North Park Street. For more info, call 262-9036.