Tag: Richter Museum

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.

Voting open until noon Thursday to name Peregrine falcons

UW-Green Bay opens voting to public for Peregrine falcon naming GREEN BAY – It’s time to name those Peregrine falcons! The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is celebrating its first successful hatching of Peregrine falcons on campus. The four males Peregrines (listed on Wisconsin’s endangered list) hatched in May on the Cofrin Library. Nearly 130 nominations […]

Public encouraged to name falcons before they fly the coop

Once endangered, the four Peregrines are the University’s first-ever successful nesting GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is asking for help from the public to name four male eyeasses (baby falcons) hatched in May on top of the University’s eight-story Cofrin Library. More than 75 submissions have been received since June 14. Ideas […]

Reminder: Falcon name suggestions due late Sunday

UW-Green Bay Marketing and University Communication has received more than 75 submissions for Peregrine falcon names. You can still get in on the action. Nominations have to include a set of four names. Read more and submit here. Submissions are due by 11:59 p.m. Sunday, June 18. A ballot and “reveal party” to follow. Stay tuned.

Help the Phoenix name the Falcons

UW-Green Bay is proud to announce that after seven long years of trying, the University is now home to its first successful nesting of Peregrine falcons…and we need your help in naming our new feathered friends! The four male eyasses (baby falcons) pictured above hatched in May on top of the University’s eight-story Cofrin Library. We’re […]