Tag: Environmental Science

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 […]

UW-Green Bay receives international innovation grant to research water quality issues

Grant supports faculty-led student travel/research both in the region and to Chile GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay was one of eight institutions of higher education (and their partners) to be recognized recently with a “100,000 Strong in the Americas” Innovation Fund Award and $25,000 in grant funding. The White House, U.S. Department […]

Day trip to Toft Point: Millers join student and faculty researchers for a day in one of UW-Green Bay’s natural areas

Toft Point

In Northern Door County is a one-mile peninsula along the Lake Michigan coast with outstanding native plant communities and endangered species. This beautiful piece of property was gifted and entrusted to the care of UW-Green Bay by conservationist Emma Toft in 1968, and it continues as a rich research space and treasured natural area. UW-Green […]

Student inventor and ‘tinkerer’ facilitates drone research at UWGB

Cody Becker flying drone camera

With a combination of his own inventiveness and ingenuity, and support from UW‑Green Bay faculty, sophomore Cody Becker is using high-impact experiences to uniquely tackle a local problem (invasive plants) while preparing himself for the evolving demands of the contemporary workplace. UW‑Green Bay sophomore Cody Becker is a self-proclaimed tinkerer and inventor with an entrepreneurial spirit. […]

Lacing up their boots, feeling the dirt: Field trip provides hands-on approach to studying geology of region

NAS at Pictured Rocks

Three University of Wisconsin-Green Bay faculty members and 15 environmental science students laced up their hiking boots, grabbed their field journals and at set out on a multiple-day field trip last week. The trip provided a first-hand perspective on the geology of the iron-mining region near Champion and Ishpeming, through Marquette, and into the Pictured […]