Tag: Lower Fox River Watershed Monitoring Program

Watershed monitoring program receives $2,600-plus “Green Gift” from Cellcom

UW-Green Bay’s Lower Fox River Watershed Monitoring Program received $2,679 from Cellcom Tuesday (Nov. 4), accepting the “Green Gift” donation as part of the company’s cellphone recycling program. LFRWMP Outreach and Education Coordinator Annette Pelegrin was on hand for the check presentation, which took place during a morning Biology class at West De Pere High School. […]

Tuesday’s Watershed Monitoring conference was a welcome-home

Just eight years ago, as a Green Bay high school student, Allison Thut helped monitor Baird Creek as part of the Lower Fox River Watershed Monitoring Program. She went on to earn her bachelor’s at UW-Green Bay in 2011, and to land a job as a teacher at Pulaski High School. At Tuesday’s LFRWMP workshop […]

Go Green: Thut has full-circle experience with watershed monitoring

Just eight years ago Preble High School student Allison Thut worked with teacher Chris Hansel and a team of other students to monitor Baird Creek as part of the Lower Fox River Watershed Monitoring Program(LFRWMP). Less than a decade later, Hansel and Thut are now peers, and Thut, a science teacher at Pulaski High School, […]

Students will share research at annual Fox River Watershed Symposium

Students from area high schools will display and discuss their research at UW-Green Bay on Tuesday, April 8, part of the Lower Fox River Watershed Monitoring Program. The program’s 11th annual Watershed Symposium will highlight results from watershed monitoring in our area and will provide an opportunity for students to interact with teachers and professional […]

UW-Green Bay to host annual student watershed symposium

Annette Pelegrin shares word that the 11th Annual Student Watershed Symposium —  part of the Lower Fox River Watershed Monitoring Program — will take place on campus next Tuesday, April 8. More than 90 teachers and students from 11 area high schools will participate in the daylong event. The symposium allows students to share their […]

UW-Green Bay’s Fox Watershed project gets statewide recognition

Two individuals and two local citizen monitoring groups were recognized for their contributions to the health of Wisconsin’s streams at the annual Volunteer Stream Monitoring Symposium held earlier this month at UW-Stevens Point. UW-Green Bay’s Lower Fox River Watershed Monitoring Program was among those receiving recognition. The awards are a joint effort of UW-Extension and […]

Fox River Watershed Monitoring earns statewide recognition

The University of Wisconsin-Extension and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources recognized UW-Green Bay’s Lower Fox River Watershed Monitoring Program (LFRWMP) for its contributions to the state knowledge base about the health of Wisconsin’s streams at the annual Volunteer Stream Monitoring Symposium, held this year at UW-Stevens Point on Feb. 14 and 15. Kris Stepenuk, […]

Gone green: Photos, story offer highlights of annual EMBI symposium

Keynoter David Orr, filmmaker Jeremy Seifert and alumni award winner Ryan Stockwell provided just a few of the many highlights at this year’s Green Innovations Symposium, presented by the Environmental Management and Business Institute. It was a busy three days for organizers and attendees, who explored this year’s theme of “Urban Agriculture and Community Sustainability” […]

Watershed monitoring program student featured in National Geographic ‘GeoStory’

A Lower Fox River Watershed Monitoring Program student is featured in a National Geographic ‘GeoStory’ about citizen science across the US. In it, Elizabeth Braatz of Appleton North High School talks about her watershed monitoring research work at Apple Creek. The GeoStory features a photo of Elizabeth presenting research findings at the Lower Fox River Watershed […]