The UW-Geen 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 […]
UW-Green Bay’s Green Bay Audubon Student Conservation Chapter was highlighted in a recent Audubon article, “Conservation Trailblazers on Campus.” UW-Green Bay graduate student Tara Hohman (Environmental Science and Policy), who serves as president for the student organization, was featured. Read more.
UW-Green Bay graduate student Jade Arneson (Environmental Science and Policy) was awarded the Wisconsin Waterfowl Hunter’s Conference scholarship at its annual conference in Wisconsin Rapids, recently. She is the first UW-Green Bay recipient of the award. According to Prof. Kevin Fermanich (NAS), Arneson is “an integral member of a team of partners working to restore […]
UW-Green Bay Emeritus Prof. Michael Kraft (Environmental Science & Policy) has written the article “National View: Ignoring climate change exceeds price of dealing with it” for the Duluth News Tribune. “The idea of a Green New Deal has risen fast on the nation’s political agenda,” Emeritus Prof. Michael Kraft writes.
UW-Green Bay Emeritus Prof. Michael Kraft (Environmental Science & Policy) has written an article for the Tri-City Herald that focuses on the Green New Deal. “The short answer to the core question is that a Green New Deal in some form may well be feasible as well as affordable,” Kraft writes. Read the full article.
Environmental Science & Policy alumna Brianna Kupsky and her major professor, Associate Vice Chancellor/ Interim Dean of the Austin E. Cofrin School of Business Mathew Dornbush, recently had an article accepted in the Journal of Great Lakes Research focused on ongoing efforts to restore wetlands in the Lower Bay of Green Bay. The project is […]
UW-Green Bay master’s degree student Megan Hoff, who is studying Environmental Science and Policy, was hired as the first-ever graduate assistant in one of Wisconsin Sea Grant’s field offices last fall. Hoff is working with the Cofrin Center for Biodiversity at UW-Green Bay to involve university students and staff, state and federal agencies, citizen scientists, foundations, […]
Why Every Engineer Needs to Know Something About Business | Anne Schauer-Gimenez | TEDxUWGreenBay After complaining about a challenging assignment, Anne Schauer-Gimenez was told in graduate school, “every engineer needs to know something about running a business.” In this TEDx talk, Schauer-Gimenez describes her journey from engineering into business. By starting a company, Mango Materials, […]
The Cat Island Restoration Project was recently discussed among members of the Northeastern Wisconsin Audubon Society and with Congressman Mike Gallagher (WI-8). The project focuses on reconstructing three islands in the lower bay. UW-Green Bay faculty, students, graduate students and alumni have worked closely with the project. Alumnus Tom Prestby ’16 (Environmental Science and Policy) can […]
A research team from UW-Green Bay is using an underwater microphone to track the young Lake Sturgeon. Led by Associate Prof. Patrick Forsythe (Biology), UW-Green Bay researchers recently implanted sound transmitters in the sturgeon’s bellies and are using underwater microphones to capture information about the 10 fish placed into the Fox River on Monday. Fox 11 […]