On April 9, 2020 Governor Tony Evers issued a directive closing specified Wisconsin State Parks & Forests effective Friday, April 10, 2020 for the duration of the COVID-19 emergency.
It continues be to the goal of the University to maintain the safest environment for visitors and staff. Currently, the University is unable to provide the necessary staffing to maintain the outdoor spaces and respond to the safety and security of individuals using these spaces. To facilitate that goal, the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will close all areas on campus to members of the public until the conclusion of the COVID-19 emergency.
Consistent with the directive of the Governor, the following areas of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay shall be closed to the public effective Friday, April 10, 2020 at 4:30 p.m.:
- Cofrin Arboretum and trails
- Communiversity Park / Lambeau Cottage (lots & trails associate with these areas)
- Phoenix Park
- Frisbee Golf Course
- Roadways and interior walkways to recreational pedestrian traffic
It is understood that this may represent a loss of opportunity for outdoor recreation, however it is necessary to facilitate adherence to the Safer at Home Emergency Order and for the safety and security of University staff and visitors.