Tag: Baird Creek

Animal Track Hike this Saturday, January 16

Our Baird Creek Preservation neighbors encourage you to join Charlie Frisk (retired teacher and leader of area field researcher) for an Animal Tracks Hike through Baird Creek, at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16. All hikes are child-friendly and begin at 1 p.m. at Christa McAuliffe Park (3100 Sitka Street) unless otherwise noted.  Please remember to […]

Draney leads ‘Winter Wonderland Hike’ at Baird

The Baird Creek Preservation Foundation is hosting another of its free, guided hikes at 1 p.m. this Saturday (Dec. 19), departing from Christa McAuliffe Park, 3100 Sitka Street.  Biology Prof. Mike Draney from UW-Green Bay will answer your questions about spiders, the effects of harsh weather conditions and anything else that comes to mind on […]

Dornbush to lead Baird Creek wildflower hike on May 9

On Saturday, May 9, at 1 p.m., Mathew Dornbush of UW-Green Bay’s NAS faculty will lead a spring wildflower hike as part of the Baird Creek Preservation Foundation’s ongoing series of nature hikes through the greenway. Dornbush will lead participants on a hunt for skunk cabbage, marsh marigolds, and many other beautiful and fascinating wildflowers, […]

Annual Baird Creek volunteer event is Saturday

The community’s annual Baird Creek Cleanup takes place Saturday (April 25) at the Triangle Hill Pavilion, 500 Beverly Road, from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Registration begins at 8:30 and the cleanup will take place from 9 a.m. to noon. Volunteers can assist with cleanup efforts or the planting of native species in the Greenway. Participants […]

Draney to lead Baird Creek outing this Saturday

The Baird Creek Preservation Foundation invites you to take a break from the holiday bustle to experience a Winter Wonderland Hike in the Greenway at 1 p.m. this Saturday (Dec. 20), departing from Christa McAuliffe Park at 3100 Sitka St. The nature guide will be biology Prof. Mike Draney of UW-Green Bay’s program in Natural […]

Luczaj to lead geology hike at Baird Creek

The Baird Creek Parkway guided nature hike series resumes at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, with UW-Green Bay Professor of Natural and Applied Sciences John Luczaj leading the outing departing from Christa McAuliffe Park (3100 Sitka Street). He’ll lead a hike focused on glacial formations and the landscape of the past in the Baird Creek […]

Slideshow: Baird Creek lessons include ecology, involvement

First-year students are being given the opportunity to “get their hands dirty and learn about ecology and conservation at the same time,” thanks to a $5,990 grant from the Baird Creek Preservation Foundation. The grant, issued to Associate Prof. Mathew Dornbush of the Natural and Applied Sciences academic unit at UW-Green Bay, will support Dornbush’s first-year seminar course titled, “Let’s Go Native: Conservation Biology in Practice.”

Fish walk is Sept. 27 at Baird Creek

Charlie Frisk, the Baird Creek Preservation Foundation board president, invites interested citizens to meet him on Saturday, Sept. 27, at 1 p.m. at Christa McAuliffe Park, 3100 Sitka Street, for what they’re calling the “One Fish, Two Fish Hike.” He’ll use a large seine to temporarily capture some of the fish (and other aquatic creatures) […]

Grant will support freshman seminar on Baird Creek restoration

A new freshman seminar will study the grassroots, citizen-driven restoration of the nearby Baird Creek Parkway thanks to a $5,990 grant to Associate Prof. Mathew Dornbush, principal investigator, and the UW-Green Bay Natural and Applied Sciences academic unit. The award is part of a larger grant made to the private Baird Creek Preservation Foundation by […]

DJS senior seminar’s ‘Wild Phoenix Project’ succeeds with prairie planting

The Wild Phoenix Project of this semester’s Democracy and Justice Studies senior seminar concluded last weekend with a successful prairie-grass planting at the Baird Creek Parkway. Led by Assistant Prof. Eric J. Morgan, the senior seminar focused on historical and contemporary issues related to wilderness preservation and Aldo Leopold’s land ethic ideal. As part of […]