Tag: Audubon

Faculty note: Spider expert Draney talks birds

Prof. Michael Draney of Natural and Applied Sciences gave a talk titled “Bird-Arachnid Connections: Why birders should appreciate spiders and their kin” to about 75 members of the Stevens Point Audubon Society last Wednesday (Feb. 18). Closer to home, the talk will be given at the Algoma Bird City Celebration on April 11, and at […]

Chancellor Weidner would be soaring with the news

One astute staff member recalls a conversation with founding Chancellor Ed Weidner — a passionate bird-watcher — who said one of his greatest birding experiences was seeing an extremely rare California Condor. Much like the Phoenix, there is hope for a rebirth of the species. Audubon Magazine captures the milestone — the hatching of the […]

Faculty notes: Draney, Kaye

Prof. Mike Draney of Natural and Applied Sciences is scheduled to lead the Winter Wonderland Hike on Saturday afternoon, Dec. 18, through the Baird Creek Parkway starting at Christa McAuliffe Park (3100 Sitka St.).  Each month the Baird Creek Preservation Foundation hosts a guided hike along Baird Creek, co-sponsored by the Northeastern Wisconsin Chapter of […]