KVR to offer program on stress

As part of its Ralph Nuzum Lecture Series, the Kickapoo Valley Reserve will offer “Our Brain on Stress: Breaking the Cycle” on Wednesday, Feb. 27, at the KVR visitor center, north of La Farge on Highway 131.

John Shutske, professor and cooperative extension specialist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison department of biological systems engineering, will discuss brain and health science that shows the effect of stress on farmers, workers, groups in business and family members.

Refreshments will be served and socializing will begin at 6:30 p.m., and the talk will start at 7 p.m.

The program is free and open to the public. The lecture is sponsored by the Kickapoo Valley Reforestation (Nuzum) Fund, the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, and the Friends of the KVR.

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