🌱 Renewable Building Demonstration + Wisconsin Film Festival

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First, today’s weather forecast:

Cloudy, windy and cooler. Top: 45 Bottom: 32.


Here are the top three stories in Madison today:

  1. Madison Girl Scouts participated in a low-carbon concrete display at a Madison Public Works meeting on Wednesday. The troupes raised awareness of sustainable building practices while learning about the industry. The troupe learned that cement, an essential ingredient in concrete, contributes seven percent of global carbon dioxide emissions. (WKOW)
  2. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources warns Madison residents to avoid bats when they come out of hibernation. Small winged mammals take up to twenty minutes to become fully alert, which can lead residents to think they need help. Click on the link for the complete list of advice given by the Ministry of Natural Resources. (WMSN Fox 47 Madison)
  3. The Wisconsin Film Festival is finally returning to in-person screenings after hosting virtual screenings for the past three years. The festival wraps up today at the University of Wisconsin movie theaters. The festival is free for University of Wisconsin students, and non-students can purchase passes for $25. (The Badger Herald)

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  • The University of Wisconsin-Madison reminds the community that Terrace Time is back. Chairs have made their long-awaited reappearance. (Facebook)
  • The Museum of Wisconsin Art presents its exhibition Nast Family Fellow in Education Nia Wilson. Click for more information. (instagram)
  • YWCA Madison will present the 47th Annual Women of Distinction Leadership Awards on May 26. (Facebook)

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Sean Peek

About me: Sean Peek is a writer and entrepreneur with an English Literature degree from Weber State University. Over the years, he has worked as a writer, editor, SEO specialist and marketing manager for various digital media companies. He is currently the co-owner and operator of content creation agency Lightning Media Partners.

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