Tag: Richter Museum

Video: Drawing in the Natural History Museum

Student drawing and armadillo in the Richter Museum

UW-Green Bay’s Richter Museum of Natural History collections are available for artistic as well as scientific research. The natural forms make excellent subjects for drawing students. Transcript: “If someone asks you what natural history museums have to do with art, you probably think of cave paintings and other prehistoric artifacts, right? It’s true. One of the […]

Rupert and Mimi are proud parents once again

It’s a girl! And a boy! And another boy! Well, one female and two males. Resident Peregrine parents Rupert and Mimi, were once again successful in hatching three fuzzy falcons near the rooftop of UW-Green Bay’s makeshift cliff, the Cofrin Library. They were banded Wednesday, May 30, 2018 in the plaza level of the Cofrin […]

UW-Green Bay bird sanctuary? Meinhardt shares wildlife photos

IMG_0032

We’ve become accustomed to the turkeys and the geese on campus. And in the past two years, the peregrine falcons have taken center stage. Now add sandhill cranes to the list. UW-Green Bay’s Daniel Meinhardt, Curator of the Richter Museum of Natural History for the Cofrin Center for Biodiversity shares some new photos of the […]

WPR: UW-Green Bay welcomes Peregrines

Wisconsin Public Radio is helping tell the success story about UW-Green Bay’s Peregrine falcons. Once thought to be on the brink of extinction, they are now finding success in manmade “cliffs” and urban settings. Reporter Patty Murray takes some time to discuss with curator of UW-Green Bay’s Richter Museum, Tom Erdman. Listen to the interview.

Winning names of UW-Green Bay Peregrine falcons are…

Falcon on Cofrin Sign

The Cofrins! About 400 ballots were cast to name the Peregrine falcons hatched at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Cofrin Library in May. By popular vote, the falcons will be named Austin, David, Douglass and Peter, respectfully honoring the four deceased male members of the Cofrin family who, through philanthropic support, helped build and sustain […]

Cast your vote for the Peregrine names by noon today

Join the University community and members of the public in naming the historical, first successful Peregrine falcon hatch on the UW-Green Bay campus. Voting closes at Noon today. All are invited to the name-reveal celebration on the Student Services Plaza, Wednesday, June 28. Vote now.