Conservation organizations invite the public to participate in a day of scientific discovery and research at the BioBlitz event June 21 at the Three Springs Nature Preserve. Join the staff, scientists and volunteers of the Door County Land Trust, UW-Green Bay Cofrin Center for Biodiversity, Friends of Toft Point, The Ridges Sanctuary and Milwaukee’s Urban […]
UW-Green Bay Professor Kevin Fermanich talks water quality at announcement On May 30, 2019, NEW Water announced a partnership with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to further the scientific knowledge of cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae. As part of their announcement, UW-Green Bay Prof. Kevin Fermanich (NAS) helped educate area leaders on […]
“UW-Green Bay professor and researcher Kevin Fermanich (NAS), has worked with NEW Water on addressing pollution problems in the lower Fox-Green Bay watershed, a 10 million acre area that includes the Fox, Wolf and East rivers that contribute to heavy levels of nutrients and sediments found throughout the watershed. Fermanich said partnering with NASA, the European Space Agency and […]
“Cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae, has been an issue in lower Green Bay for several decades. Now, with a partnership with NASA, NEW Water will have the ability to better detect and understand this toxin which can be harmful to humans and animals.” WFRV has more.
NEW Water, Green Bay’s sewerage district, is partnering with NASA to monitor the water quality on the bay. UW-Green Bay’s Prof. Fermanich leads water quality discussion. Fox 11 has the story.
Green Bay, Wis. — After a nationwide search, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Provost Greg Davis announced today that UW-Green Bay has named Matt Dornbush, Ph.D. as dean of the Austin E. Cofrin School of Business. The biologist, researcher, administrator and most recently interim dean, is just the second dean in the business school’s history. “Matt’s incredible […]
Though you might not have noticed, more than 100,000 visitors dropped into Green Bay over the May 11th weekend, just for a quick bite and a rest on their way north. Not snow birds, but real birds. Hundreds of thousands of songbirds “overwinter” in Florida and Georgia (and Central and South America) then fly north […]
Sounds like the start of a children’s rhyme. Take a walk to the Provost Office for a look at the four baby falcons via the “PhalCON” camera viewing station. Enjoy the view! Congratulations to Rupert and Mimi, the Peregrine parents of four fuzzy eyasses (baby falcons) hatched recently on the UW-Green Bay campus. The Provost […]
The Student Nominated Teacher Award is an effort of the Instructional Development Council and Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning that recognizes excellent teaching from a student perspective. This year, the committee changed the administration of the award to reflect the breadth and diversity of outstanding teaching that is taking place on this […]
Congratulations to Vicki Medland, organizer of the annual Heirloom Plant and Vegetable Sale on a record-breaking year! The sale raised a record $12,636 on Saturday, May 11, 2019 and will fund student science research opportunities. “We are so thrilled! We had so much help from everyone including two excellent interns, Libby Schmit and Emma Gilbertson, […]