Tag: Center for Biodiversity

Cast your vote for the Peregrine names by noon today

Join the University community and members of the public in naming the historical, first successful Peregrine falcon hatch on the UW-Green Bay campus. Voting closes at Noon today. All are invited to the name-reveal celebration on the Student Services Plaza, Wednesday, June 28. Vote now.

Voting open until noon Thursday to name Peregrine falcons

UW-Green Bay opens voting to public for Peregrine falcon naming GREEN BAY – It’s time to name those Peregrine falcons! The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is celebrating its first successful hatching of Peregrine falcons on campus. The four males Peregrines (listed on Wisconsin’s endangered list) hatched in May on the Cofrin Library. Nearly 130 nominations […]

Public encouraged to name falcons before they fly the coop

Once endangered, the four Peregrines are the University’s first-ever successful nesting GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is asking for help from the public to name four male eyeasses (baby falcons) hatched in May on top of the University’s eight-story Cofrin Library. More than 75 submissions have been received since June 14. Ideas […]

Reminder: Falcon name suggestions due late Sunday

UW-Green Bay Marketing and University Communication has received more than 75 submissions for Peregrine falcon names. You can still get in on the action. Nominations have to include a set of four names. Read more and submit here. Submissions are due by 11:59 p.m. Sunday, June 18. A ballot and “reveal party” to follow. Stay tuned.

Help the Phoenix name the Falcons

UW-Green Bay is proud to announce that after seven long years of trying, the University is now home to its first successful nesting of Peregrine falcons…and we need your help in naming our new feathered friends! The four male eyasses (baby falcons) pictured above hatched in May on top of the University’s eight-story Cofrin Library. We’re […]

Photos: Retirees Arboretum Walk

In May, retirees enjoyed the seventh annual Arboretum Walk sponsored by the Board of Directors of the UW-Green Bay Retiree Association. Paul Sager (Ecology Professor Emeritus, Natural and Applied Sciences) led the walk which began near Lambeau Cottage. There were 15 retirees with binoculars and bird books in hand, that took advantage of the day […]

Meet Peregrine falcon parents Rupert and Mimi

Resident bird expert and curator of UW-Green Bay’s Richter Museum of Natural History, Tom Erdman shared photos and details of the University’s newest parents. Rupert and Mimi are the Peregrine falcons currently nesting on the roof of the David A. Cofrin Library. Rupert Rupert, an adult male, replaced the unbanded male present at the start […]

Reminder: UW-Green Bay Heirloom Veggie Pre-sale May 12

UW-Green Bay’s annual Heirloom Vegetable Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 13, 2017 in the greenhouse of the Laboratory Sciences building. UW-Green Bay faculty and staff have an opportunity to shop at the pre-sale from noon to 5 p.m. Friday, May 12. If possible, bring containers to carry your […]