Tag: Center for Biodiversity

UW-Green Bay researchers awarded for peer-reviewed report

Three UW-Green Bay researchers Prof. Robert Howe (Biology), Cofrin Center for Biodiversity Center Research Specialist Erin Giese and recent ES&P graduate Nick Walton are part of a team that has been recognized by two national awards for the publication of a peer-reviewed USDA Technical Report on monitoring bird populations in western Great Lakes forests. Awards include […]

UW-Green Bay announces Roy and Charlotte Lukes Research Award

UW-Green Bay announces Roy and Charlotte Lukes Research Award GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Cofrin Center for Biodiversity has announced the establishment of the Roy and Charlotte Lukes Research Award, commemorating the important contributions to conservation and environmental education by Roy and Charlotte Lukes, two of Wisconsin’s most influential and beloved naturalists. […]

UW-Green Bay students present research funded by Cofrin Research Grants, March 7

Subjects include endangered species, ecological indicators and green exercise GREEN BAY – Five University of Wisconsin-Green Bay students will report on research conducted in three UW-Green Bay natural areas at the 28th Annual Cofrin Student Symposium from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 7, in the Christie Theatre of the University Union. Since 1987, more […]

A ‘sign’ of dedication: Longtime employee Les Raduenz returns to see ‘his’ woods

Les Raduenz

A ceremony was held in spring to dedicate “Les Raduenz Woods,” a 22-acre forest/woodland south of Circle Drive across from the Office of Facilities Management. Raduenz returned to see the sign installed in his honor last week. Raduenz was a central figure in development of the Cofrin Arboretum and UW-Green Bay campus for 35 years […]

In the news: Kaspar collection at the Richter

The Richter Museum was recently featured in a story by WBAY. The Kaspar collection has made the Richter the home to the largest spider collection in Wisconsin. Watch “UW-Green Bay’s Richter Museum home to massive spider collection” here.

Kaspar (not Casper) is a ‘friendly’ addition to UW-Green Bay’s Richter Museum

Mike Draney with Kaspar Collection

It’s that time of year, again… when the talk of ghosts, goblins, spiders and things, make a person go “Ew!” At the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, there’s a new “Casper” in town. Not the friendly-ghost-type. But to arachnophobes, it’s still scary. Very scary. UW-Green Bay’s Cofrin Center for Biodiversity recently announced the donation of the […]

Faculty note: Robinson, Fermanich

Patrick Robinson (adjunct faculty ES&P, UWEX, office in Biodiversity center) and Kevin Fermanich (NAS, Environmental Science and Geoscience) were invited speakers at the International Joint Commission’s (ILC) science roundtable — “Great Lakes Successes and Challenges: What is a Healthy Lake Michigan to You?” Tuesday, Oct. 18. Four of the international commissioners were in attendance.

UWGB mourns passing of friend, Roy Lukes

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Roy Lukes, a dear friend and colleague to many UW-Green Bay faculty, staff and students during the past four decades died peacefully on Sunday, June 26. Roy and his wife Charlotte served for many years as caretakers of UW-Green Bay’s Toft Point Natural Area in Door County, where they led the formation of the Friends […]

Sprouting sustainability practices: UW-Green Bay student Tyler Delsart grows in SLO garden manager role

Tyler Delsart SLO Food

Nestled into the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Student Services Plaza, between the University Union and the Cofrin Library, is a quaint organic garden, complements of the student organization, “Sustainable, Local, and Organic (SLO) Food Alliance.” The guy with the trowel and a hose is likely student Tyler Delsart. SLO was created in 2008, when a […]