Tag: Biology

UW-Manitowoc Prof. Emeritus Sontag has eyes like a hawk

UW-Manitowoc Prof. Emeritus Chuck Sontag (Biology) has kept an eagle eye on the birds along the Lake Michigan lakeshore. Sontag began birding more than 50 years ago, and has spotted more than 300 species since. His work has inspired bird-watchers from all over the country, and thus Lake Michigan has become a popular destination for birders. […]

Rare appearance of dwarf lake iris at Door County sanctuary

The wetlands at Door Country nature preserve are veiled with dwarf lake iris; beautiful, purple-petaled flowers with highlights on white and yellow are blooming in The Ridges Sanctuary in Bailey’s Harbor. It is a rare treat for the eye of visitors, as they are only out for a short time. Dwarf lake iris is a […]

Veggie sale updates? Get on the distribution list

If you would like to receive emails about purchasing vegetables available for sale from UW-Green Bay campus gardens and hoop house on a weekly basis, please send an email to Amy Ibuaka, ibuakaa@uwgb.edu. You will be put on the distribution list for weekly announcements. Most weeks throughout the summer vegetables can be picked-up on Wednesdays, […]

Associate Dean Amanda Nelson completes Leadership Green Bay program

The Leadership Green Bay Class of 2018 graduated on May 8, 2018. Leadership Green Bay is a community-based, experiential learning leadership program and is here to help leaders grow and become more engaged in our community.UW-Green Bay’s Associate Dean Amanda Nelson (CEST) was a member of the class.    

Photo gallery: Riverview Middle School students enjoy the UW-Green Bay experience

Riverview Middle School

Members of campus and community joined together to host 150 seventh-grade students from Riverview Middle School, Plymouth, Wis., on May 3, 2018. Four community groups joined UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Heidi Sherman (Humanities) at the Viking House, to teach history through fun, hands-on learning activities. Among them: Women from the Sons of Norway joined History […]

Wolf and Howe coauthor research publications

UW-Green Bay Professors Amy Wolf and Bob Howe had their research published in the journal, Global Ecology and Biogeography (2018) along with colleagues, led by James Lutz of Utah State University. The research examines the contribution of large-diameter trees to biomass, stand structure, and species richness across a wide range of global forest biomes. The work […]

Biology students help in capture and tagging of big fish

The northern pike spawning run is underway, and sturgeon have returned, ever so briefly, to the lower Fox River. Fox 11 has the story on how UW-Green Bay is helping to tag and study the pike, while the lake sturgeon have been elusive, at least while media is around. Prof. Patrick Forsythe (Natural and Applied […]

Freshwater mussels are dying off, scientists intend to find out the cause

At least 51 freshwater mussel species are known to exist in rivers, lakes and streams around Wisconsin. However pollutants such as phosphorous and polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, have added to the decimation of freshwater mussel populations in areas like the Bay of Green Bay and the Lower Fox River. A roundtable including attendees from the DNR and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, […]