Tag: Cofrin Center for Biodiversity

Yarn bombing at UW-Green Bay arboretum has wacky signs of life popping up | Green Bay Press-Gazette

Take a walk on the trails of the and you’re likely to spot some of the 245-plus animals that call its 290-acres home, but that huge purple dragon up in the tree looking down at you isn’t one of them. He’s just visiting. Amethystus the Dragon is among the whimsical flora and fauna that have popped […]

Reminder: It’s Prairie Week (and arboretum yarn bomb) and you can help

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The Cofrin Center for Biodiversity is continuing its celebration of 20 years of service to the campus with several events on the Cofrin Arboretum Sept. 23-26, 2019. Much of the Arboretum and campus was originally a combination of prairie and oak savanna, a woodland habitat that included some trees and open prairie grasslands. The prairies […]

Next week is ‘prairie week’ and continued celebration of Center for Biodiversity’s 20 years!

The Cofrin Center for Biodiversity is continuing its celebration of 20 years of service to the campus with several events on the Cofrin Arboretum Sept. 23-26, 2019. Much of the Arboretum and campus was originally a combination of prairie and oak savanna, a woodland habitat that included some trees and open prairie grasslands. The prairies […]

Discussion Panel to replace Sept. 17 Lawton Small Talks

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The Lawton Gallery would like to announce the Discussion Panel for its current exhibition Museum of Natural Inspiration: Artist’s Explore the Richter Collection. This discussion panel will focus on the topics of art and science and how they can collaborate. The panelists include select artists from the Museum of Natural Inspiration exhibition, they will be […]

Artwork inspired by Richter Museum of Natural History is at center of Lawton Gallery exhibit, Sept. 5-Oct. 3

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Green Bay, Wis.—The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Lawton Gallery announces the opening of the first exhibition of the year, “Museum of Natural Inspiration: Artists Explore the Richter Collection.” This exhibition, in collaboration with the Center for Biodiversity’s Richter Museum of Natural History, features artists who have created artwork inspired from the Richter’s collection of specimens. […]

UW-Green Bay student chapter honored at national Audubon convention

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Grad student Jacob Woulf, undergrad Brandon Byrne and UW-Green Bay Senior Research Specialist Erin Giese (Cofrin Center for Biodiversity), were surprised to be recognized at the National Audubon Convention in Milwaukee, for starting the very first Audubon Student Campus Chapter in the country—the Green Bay Audubon Student Conservation Chapter. Only three awards were given during […]

Roots and Wings: 20 Years of Biodiversity

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Two decades ago, a group of visionaries insisted that with the right resources and opportunities, UW-Green Bay could become a regional conservation leader. They were right. With a physical presence and intellectual capital, the University’s Cofrin Center for Biodiversity took flight, and this year friends are celebrating its tremendous progress and accomplishments. Planting the seed […]

Rid the Cofrin Arboretum of garlic mustard, Wednesday, June 27 (Courtyard also needs help)

Join The Cofrin Center for Biodiversity to help remove garlic mustard from the Cofrin Memorial Arboretum Bay Shore Woods unit. Led by Restoration Assistant Sam Hoffman, volunteers will be continuing efforts to hand-pull garlic mustard that is invading the forest floor and displacing native vegetation. Extensive efforts have been completed the past three field seasons. […]

Become a Scientist for a Day – Door County Pulse

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 […]