Tag: Environmental Science

Reminder: Spawning Run this weekend

Saturday, Sept. 16 is going to be a beautiful day for a run — especially one that benefits local habitat restoration and student research. UW-Green Bay is hosting the “Spawning Run” with proceeds benefiting student research with the American Fisheries Society and local habitat restoration. The 5K run/walk utilizes UW-Green Bay’s gorgeous Cofrin Arboretum Trails. […]

WFRV previews “The Great Ledge” featuring Prof. Luczaj

It’s a documentary that takes viewers across Northeast Wisconsin to the Niagara Escarpment. It is a ridge of rock millions of years old — reaching from east-central Wisconsin all the way to Upstate New York. UW-Green Bay Prof. John Luczaj (Geology) is one of many experts in the film telling the story of the natural rock […]

Prof. Luczaj appears in documentary about Niagara Escarpment this week

UW-Green Bay Prof. John Luczaj (Geology, Geoscience) will appear in a documentary about the Niagara Escarpment that premieres this week. The documentary is titled “The Great Ledge” by Dan Larson. The Niagara Escarpment is a geologic feature that runs from Wisconsin through Michigan and Ontario into New York state. It is the same ledge over […]

UW-Green Bay students have a field day monitoring fish in restored wetlands on the west shore of Green Bay

Environmental Science Students Monitoring Fish

Environmental Science and Biology students had a field day monitoring more than 100 fish at a restored wetland on the west shore of Green Bay. The students, under the direction of Assistant Prof. Patrick Forsythe, are analyzing, measuring and tagging fish, as well as conducting experiments to measure fish egg mortality. The Wisconsin Department of […]

Wastewater treatment focus of NAS seminar, April 7

Toni Glymph-Martin, senior environmental microbiologist, will give a presentation on “Wastewater Treatment: A Positive Role of Bacteria, Protozoa and Metazoa,” at the Natural and Applied Sciences (NAS) seminar Friday, April 7, 2017. NAS seminars are from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Environmental Sciences (ES) building, Room 301 and are preceded by a social in […]

UW-Green Bay’s Prof. John Stoll a leader in new fisheries study

UW-Green Bay Prof. John Stoll (Public and Environmental Affairs) will be one of the lead researchers on a new study designed to calculate the social, recreational and economic impact of the region’s fishery. Given the area’s world-class walleye fishing, Great Lakes spotted musky population, whitefish, bass, yellow perch, trout and salmon opportunities, the impact is […]

Prof. Emeritus Michael Kraft on WPR

On Friday, the U.S. State Department granted a permit for the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, a reversal of policy under former President Barack Obama. Wisconsin Public Radio talked to environmental expert, UW-Green Bay Prof. Emeritus Michael Kraft, about what this news means for the U.S. economy and for the environment, Monday, March 27, […]

UW-Green Bay receives ‘100,000 Strong in the Americas’ Innovation Fund Award

Coca-Cola Foundation Funds Partnerships in Environmental Sciences GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay was one of eight institutions of higher education (and their partners) to be recognized with a “100,000 Strong in the Americas” Innovation Fund Award and $25,000 in grant funding. The White House, U.S. Department of State, Partners of the Americas, […]

UW-Green Bay and partners work on restoring lower Green Bay by seeding 20 acres of wild rice

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“We left this bay [Green Bay] to enter the river [Fox River] that discharges into it; it is very beautiful at its Mouth, and flows gently; it is full of bustards, ducks, teal and other birds, attracted thither by the wild oats of which they are very fond.” Midwest missionary and explorer Father Marquette describes […]