Wolf, Howe land $150,000 grant for eco-restoration at Pt. au Sauble

UW-Green Bay Profs. Amy Wolf and Robert Howe, in collaboration with the Green Bay office of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Cofrin Center for Biodiversity staff, have obtained a $150,000 grant to implement ecological restoration efforts at UW-Green Bay’s Pt. au Sable Nature Preserve. The bayshore tract is located about 4 miles north of campus. The $150,000 grant comes from Sustain Our Great Lakes, a public–private partnership involving ArcelorMittal, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S.Fish and Wildlife Service, the U.S. Forest Service, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Students will be major contributors to the project through Prof. Wolf’s Conservation Biology and Principles of Ecology courses, and the graduate student research of Stephanie Beilke and Tom Prestby.