Tag: Eco U

Video: NEW Water partnership with UW-Green Bay on Silver Creek Project

Several UW-Green Bay faculty members are helping with NEW Water’s Silver Creek Project. The project entails a new phosphorus reduction plan to reduce phosphorus and nutrient run-off which feeds algae and weeds in the Green Bay waterways. Watch the video. ‘Water Knows No Boundaries’

UW-Green Bay named in Sustainable Campus Index

UW-Green Bay has once again been named in The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s (AASHE) Sustainable Campus Index (SCI). The 2016 SCI recognizes top-performing colleges and universities in 17 distinct aspects of sustainability, as measured by the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS). The index is available for downloading here.

Prairie companions: UW-Green Bay ecology class works at restoring Keith White Prairie

Principles of Ecology classs working in arboretum

Equipped with work boots, buckets and loppers, UW-Green Bay Prof. Amy Wolf (NAS) and her Principles of Ecology students continued the restoration and maintenance of UW-Green Bay’s Keith White Prairie Oct. 4. Students worked to remove invasive and woody species and collect seeds. They also worked in the greenhouse preparing plants donated by Prairie Nursery […]

Recent grad promotes sustainability in the community

2014 UW-Green Bay graduate Evan Van Lanen’s dedication to sustainability has resulted in $115,000 in energy savings at a regional beef plant. As an environmental supervisor, Van Lanen has many duties including waste-water treatment, air treatment and waste disposal. The team he oversees is responsible for the implementation of a number of new projects, which […]

UW-Green Bay is once again a Sierra Club ‘Cool School’

UW-Green Bay is ranked 91st on Sierra magazine’s Cool Schools 2016 list. The ranking is based on colleges and universities that focus on sustainability efforts. About 2,000 four-year colleges and universities are welcome to submit data for qualification on categories such as academics, investments, food, innovation, planning, purchasing, transport, water and waste. In what areas […]

Paul’s Pantry/Campus Cupboard opportunity

The UWGB Campus Cupboard works collaboratively with Paul’s Pantry to provide assistance for individuals who need food. UWGB provides volunteers to work for two hours at Paul’s Pantry, and in return, Paul’s Pantry provides food or paper products to stock the Campus Cupboard. The next date to volunteer at Paul’s Pantry is from 9:30 to […]

Science students cut spring break to tag Northern Pike

It’s just a few days into spring, but the fish are a couple of weeks ahead of schedule, which could affect the season. UWGB Associate Prof. Patrick Forsythe and UWGB environmental science students made the news when they cut their spring break short to focus on the egg mortality, by helping to tag the fish. […]