Grad student Jacob Woulf, undergrad Brandon Byrne and UW-Green Bay Senior Research Specialist Erin Giese (Cofrin Center for Biodiversity), were surprised to be recognized at the National Audubon Convention in Milwaukee, for starting the very first Audubon Student Campus Chapter in the country—the Green Bay Audubon Student Conservation Chapter. Only three awards were given during […]
Two decades ago, a group of visionaries insisted that with the right resources and opportunities, UW-Green Bay could become a regional conservation leader. They were right. With a physical presence and intellectual capital, the University’s Cofrin Center for Biodiversity took flight, and this year friends are celebrating its tremendous progress and accomplishments. Planting the seed […]
Join The Cofrin Center for Biodiversity to help remove garlic mustard from the Cofrin Memorial Arboretum Bay Shore Woods unit. Led by Restoration Assistant Sam Hoffman, volunteers will be continuing efforts to hand-pull garlic mustard that is invading the forest floor and displacing native vegetation. Extensive efforts have been completed the past three field seasons. […]
Conservation organizations invite the public to participate in a day of scientific discovery and research at the BioBlitz event June 21 at the Three Springs Nature Preserve. Join the staff, scientists and volunteers of the Door County Land Trust, UW-Green Bay Cofrin Center for Biodiversity, Friends of Toft Point, The Ridges Sanctuary and Milwaukee’s Urban […]
Could Wisconsin establish itself as the “Silicon Valley of Water”? That’s what the University of Wisconsin System is trying to do with the launch of a Freshwater Collaborative that will bring together its 13 campuses into a first-of-its-kind research hub focused on water topics. via Could Wisconsin be the ‘Silicon Valley of Water’? UW campuses […]
Fourteen UW-Green Bay retirees enjoyed the 9th annual Retiree Association Cofrin Memorial Arboretum walk held Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Bobbie Webster, natural areas ecologist for the Cofrin Center for Biodiversity, led the group which began at Lambeau Cottage. As they walked along the bay the group identified spring plants, plant communities, invasive plants and how the arboretum […]
Join The Cofrin Center for Biodiversity to help remove garlic mustard from the Cofrin Memorial Arboretum Bay Shore Woods unit. “Led by our Restoration Assistant Sam Hoffman, we will be continuing our efforts to hand-pull garlic mustard that is invading the forest floor and displacing native vegetation. Extensive efforts have been completed the past three […]
The Peregrine falcons were banded last week, grabbing the attention of local media: UW-Green Bay peregrine falcons names after prominent conservationists, Fox 11 Four Peregrine falcons banded at UW-Green Bay, WFRV
Looking for summer reading suggestions? After last week’s popular banding of UW-Green Bay’s nesting Peregines, how about tying a reading list to the conservationists—Thoreau, Carson, Muir, Leopold—for which the falcons were named? See more.
The bird banders will be here to band the Peregrine falcons tomorrow (Thursday, May 30, 2019) in the plaza of the Cofrin Library. The campus community is invited to quietly watch. Mimi and Rupert are once again the successful parents of the four chicks. A bit of history can be found, here.