Tag: Cofrin Arboretum

Three UW-Green Bay faculty bestowed named professorships

Three members of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay faculty were selected to hold named professorships today (August 23, 2017) at the University’s 2017 Fall Convocation. Named professorships are created through private gifts that support the study and research of a faculty member who has an outstanding record of scholarly accomplishment. The annual stipend associated with […]

UW-Green Bay graduate students counted on to study habitat and plan for restoration

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Green Bay and its local tributaries offer some of the best outdoor lab facilities imaginable for future biologists. And the research students perform can inform decisions in restoration and bay health for years to come. This summer members of UW-Green Bay’s Aquatic Ecology and Fisheries Lab have been active in local streams, using an electrofishing […]

Cofrin Arboretum Tower will be removed this week

The public hasn’t been able to access the Cofrin Arboretum Tower for more than a year because of safety reasons and now the tower (adjacent to Bay Settlement Drive) will be removed. Arboretum growth has prohibited a view of anything more than treetops for years. The area will continue to be a public access point […]

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 32 years […]

Preserving the prairie

Students working on Cofrin arboretum plugs

Thanks to an endowed gift by UWGB prof. Emeritus Keith White, and alumnus Neil Diboll, Canada Goldenrod and other invasive species are being replaced by prairie plants to increase biodiversity in the Keith White Prairie on campus. This fall, UWGB students and volunteers are transplanting plugs into larger pots, where they will continue to grow […]