Tag: Center for Biodiversity

Center for Biodiversity needs your help with garlic mustard removal, June 11 and 14

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 […]

Southern Door graduate Rebecca Malcore receives Sager Award for Scientific Writing

Phragmites research data collection

Congratulations to Rebecca Malcore who has been presented the Paul and Thea Sager Award for Scientific Writing from the Cofrin Center of Biodiversity for the research poster, Chloroplast DNA Sequencing Reveals the Presence of Two Exotic Phragmites Haplotypes in Northeast Wisconsin. Malcore, a Brussels, Wis. native, graduated May, 18, 2019 from UW-Green Bay. The award […]

Rainbow Trout in Mahon Creek

Graduate student Mia McReynolds and a crew of students had a significant discovery while doing research at Mahon Creek, on the Green Bay campus this week — a juvenile rainbow trout! McReynolds is researching fish communities in small streams. “This is an unusual species to see in a small creek that gets so warm during […]

Archives and Area Research Center, Viking House and Richter Museum opening doors for its History Treasure Tour, tonight

The Brown County Federation of History Organizations (BCFHO) announced that it will once again host its History Treasure Tour on May 15, 2019 from 4 to 8 pm. Sixteen Brown County Historical locations will open their doors for FREE, revealing many of the community’s “hidden” treasures. This exciting event encourages the public to explore Brown […]

Heirloom Plant Sale generated record sales

Congratulations to Vicki Medland, organizer of the annual Heirloom Plant and Vegetable Sale on a record-breaking year! The sale raised a record $12,636 on Saturday, May 11, 2019 and will fund student science research opportunities. “We are so thrilled! We had so much help from everyone including two excellent interns, Libby Schmit and Emma Gilbertson, […]

Retiree Association is sponsoring a Cofrin Arboretum walk, May 21

The UW-Green Bay Retiree Association is sponsoring the ninth annual arboretum walk on Tuesday, May 21, at 10:30 a.m. Bobbie Webster, natural areas ecologist for the Cofrin Center for Biodiversity, 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 […]

Federal grant to UW-Green Bay will allow for Point au Sable expansion

A nature preserve along the east shore of Green Bay is receiving $450,000 in federal money to add land and restore wetlands. U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt announced the grant to the state Department of Natural Resources, Northeast Wisconsin Land Trust and University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Wednesday. The grant is one of 22 awarded around […]

Prof. Robert Howe awarded $44,798 from Environmental Protection Agency

The Log will be listing a number of grants that were awarded in the last year: Congratulations to Prof. Robert Howe (Natural and Applied Sciences), Director of Cofrin Center for Biodiversity, on being awarded $44,798 from the Environmental Protection Agency for the project titled “Great Lakes Coastal Wetland Monitoring” last September. This on-going project, in […]