Tag: Cofrin Arboretum

UWGB Retirees Association hosting arboretum walk, May 15

The UWGB Retiree Association is sponsoring the eighth annual arboretum/bird walk on Tuesday, May 15 at 10:45 a.m. A Cofrin Center for Biodiversity employee will lead the walk. Interested participants should meet at the Lambeau Cottage parking lot at 10:30 a.m. The walk will be slow and easy as the group looks to identify spring plants and wildlife. […]

Follow-up Cofrin Arboretum planning session on May 11

The April 13 strategic planning session for UW-Green Bay’s Cofrin Memorial Arboretum provided valuable new information and ideas, leading to a second meeting scheduled for Friday, May 11 from 8 to 10 a.m. in the MAC 212 (Cofrin Center for Biodiversity) conference room. The objective of this meeting will be to discuss priorities for action based […]

Media: UW-Green Bay research shows a haven for migratory birds

The Cat Island Chain of barrier islands once provided one of the largest and most diverse wetland ecosystems in the Great Lakes. But years of high water levels in the 1970s, coupled with spring storm surges and ice damage, nearly destroyed the fragile islands. Now, after years of planning, an ambitious vision to restore the barrier island […]

Three UW-Green Bay faculty bestowed named professorships

Three members of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay faculty were selected to hold named professorships today (August 23, 2017) at the University’s 2017 Fall Convocation. Named professorships are created through private gifts that support the study and research of a faculty member who has an outstanding record of scholarly accomplishment. The annual stipend associated with […]

UW-Green Bay graduate students counted on to study habitat and plan for restoration

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Green Bay and its local tributaries offer some of the best outdoor lab facilities imaginable for future biologists. And the research students perform can inform decisions in restoration and bay health for years to come. This summer members of UW-Green Bay’s Aquatic Ecology and Fisheries Lab have been active in local streams, using an electrofishing […]

Cofrin Arboretum Tower will be removed this week

The public hasn’t been able to access the Cofrin Arboretum Tower for more than a year because of safety reasons and now the tower (adjacent to Bay Settlement Drive) will be removed. Arboretum growth has prohibited a view of anything more than treetops for years. The area will continue to be a public access point […]

University Archives shares a video tribute honoring longtime UW-Green Bay employee Les Raduenz

The University Archives and Area Research Center shares a video tribute honoring the late Les Raduenz, a 32-year employee (and retiree) of the University. The video excerpt is from an October 2015 interview with Raduenz and Keith White regarding the history of the Cofrin Memorial Arboretum. Raduenz ended his brave two-year battle against ALS, April […]

UWGB Retirees Association hosting arboretum walk, May 9

The 7th annual arboretum/bird walk, sponsored by the Board of Directors of the UWGB Retirees Association, will be held Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Professor Emeritus Paul Sager will lead the walk. Interested participants should meet at the Lambeau Cottage parking lot at 10:30 a.m. The walk will be slow and easy as the group looks to identify […]

A ‘sign’ of dedication: Longtime employee Les Raduenz returns to see ‘his’ woods

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A ceremony was held in spring to dedicate “Les Raduenz Woods,” a 22-acre forest/woodland south of Circle Drive across from the Office of Facilities Management. Raduenz returned to see the sign installed in his honor last week. Raduenz was a central figure in development of the Cofrin Arboretum and UW-Green Bay campus for 32 years […]