As part of the Festival of Nature in Door County this weekend, UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Daniel Meinhardt (Human Biology, Women’s and Gender Studies) and curator of the Richter Museum of Natural History, is giving a brief presentation on the biology and physics of color production and sensation, then leading a nature walk at The […]
We heard about it late, but the Brown County Federation of History Organizations will offer free admission TODAY, Wednesday, May 15, from 4 to 8 p.m. See the Fox 11 story.
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 […]
iwanttheNews.com reported of two bird-filled weeks, mentioning UW-Green Bay’s peregrine falcon chick Annie. Annie was banded with her brothers, Tom and Gary, at UW-Green Bay’s Cofrin Library. She was named after the person who helped band her, Annie Mueller.
Pelican and landscape prints by Associate Prof. Daniel Meinhardt (Biology) are on display and sale at the Green Bay Botanical Gardens. View the pictures here.
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 […]
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 […]
Door County residents now know about the Peregrine falcon success. The Door County Pulse summarized the story — from brink of extinction to urban settings, including UW-Green Bay.
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.
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 […]