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Janet Silbernagel

Janet Silbernagel

Specialist in regional conservation strategies,landscape ecology, scenario building, & spatial analysis

Professor, landscape architecture, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies College of Letters and Science Nelson Institute of Environmental Studies Work: 608-890-2600 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Forest landscape ecology
  • Ecosystem services and climate change adaptation
  • Expert knowledge and citizen science
  • Changing regional environments
  • Conservation strategies, design and scenario-building
  • Community-based conservation


  • Board member, International Association for Landscape Ecology, U.S. chapter
  • Science Advisory Board, Wisconsin Chapter, The Nature Conservancy
  • Sabbatical with Nature Conservancy, 2009-10