Tag: Cofrin Center for Biodiversity

Curator Meinhardt takes part in Festival of Nature in Door County this week

As part of the Festival of Nature in Door County this weekend, UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Daniel Meinhardt (Human Biology, Women’s and Gender Studies) and curator of the Richter Museum of Natural History, is giving a brief presentation on the biology and physics of color production and sensation, then leading a nature walk at The […]

Four little falcons, sitting in a nest…

Falcon Cam Photo

Sounds like the start of a children’s rhyme. Take a walk to the Provost Office for a look at the four baby falcons via the “PhalCON” camera viewing station. Enjoy the view! Congratulations to Rupert and Mimi, the Peregrine parents of four fuzzy eyasses (baby falcons) hatched recently on the UW-Green Bay campus. The Provost […]

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 […]

Reminder: UW-Green Bay Heirloom Veggie Pre-sale on Friday, May 10, Public Sale on Saturday, May 11

UW-Green Bay faculty and staff have an opportunity to shop at the heirloom veggie pre-sale from noon to 5 p.m. on Friday, May 10, 2019. If possible, bring containers to carry your plants. More than 150 varieties of transplant-sized heirloom peppers, tomatoes, amaranths, eggplants, cucumbers, flowers, greens and herbs will be for sale. All money […]

Green Bay Audubon chapter takes part in National Audubon D.C. Fly-In


The UW-Green Bay Audubon Student Conservation Chapter, which has been recognized as the first Audubon college chapter in the nation, participated in a “fly-in” hosted by the National Audubon Society in Washington, D.C., April 10-12, 2019. The purpose of the fly in was to put people who are passionate about birds and conservation in front […]

Mark your calendars: Heirloom Plant Sale is Saturday, May 11

Hosted by the Cofrin Center for Biodiversity, the UW-Green Bay NAS Heirloom Plant Sale will take place on Saturday, May 11, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Laboratory Sciences greenhouse. This annual sale will fund student science research opportunities. Hundreds of rare and unique heirloom varieties including tomatoes, peppers, basil and other herbs, flowers, […]

Cofrin Student Research Symposium, Tuesday, March 26

The Cofrin Student Research Symposium is Tuesday, March 26, from 2 to 4:30 p.m. in Phoenix Room A, Univery Union, Green Bay campus. It’s open to the public. Students will be presenting research conducted in UW-Green Bay natural areas on a variety of topics including native orchids, muskrats, turkeys and native trees, and will also […]

UW-Green Bay students take flight with nation’s first Audubon college campus chapter

Green Bay Audubon Student Conservation Chapter

Erin Giese ’12 (Masters of Environmental Science & Policy), senior research specialist for the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Cofrin Center for Biodiversity, considers herself incredibly passionate about birds and protecting them. In fact, just recently, she and her team rescued yet another Snowy Owl from the dangers of the Austin Straubel International Airport in Green […]