Tag: Center for Biodiversity

Campus curbing deer damage to arboretum

Large populations of deer on the UW-Green Bay campus are damaging forest understory plants in the Cofrin Arboretum and threatening the ecology and beauty of the natural area. In order to better manage deer populations the UW-Green Bay campus participates in the City of Green Bay archery depredation hunt. Hunters apply through the City of […]

UW-Green Bay and partners prepare for wild rice seeding restoration project on bay of Green Bay, Nov. 5-9

Media members welcome to join boats, or view seeding from an observation point on land, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018 GREEN BAY – A team of conservation professionals and volunteers from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, along with the UW-Extension, Ducks Unlimited, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and others, will seed […]

UW-Green Bay’s Cat Island Restoration Project discussed with Audubon, Congressman Mike Gallagher

The Cat Island Restoration Project was recently discussed among members of the Northeastern Wisconsin Audubon Society and with Congressman Mike Gallagher (WI-8). The project focuses on reconstructing three islands in the lower bay. UW-Green Bay faculty, students, graduate students and alumni have worked closely with the project. Alumnus Tom Prestby ’16 (Environmental Science and Policy) can […]

Registration open as UW-Green Bay researchers and others host Orchids Symposium in Door County

The “greatest minds in botany ” including researchers from UW-Green Bay and other institutions will gather in Baileys Harbor for an Orchids Symposium, held at The Ridges Sanctuary on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The symposium includes presentations by researches discussing their findings in restoring the orchid, and a guided […]

Faculty note: Cofrin Center for Biodiversity faculty lead research effort on Lower Fox River

Over the past three years the Cofrin Center for Biodiversity faculty and staff have led a research effort to identify and rank impairment of smaller units within the Lower Fox River and the Lower Bay of Green Bay Area of Concern (AOC) and to set targets for reducing degradation and loss of habitat for fish […]

Wetland restoration on the agenda for Cofrin Center for Biodiversity’s Erin Giese

Erin Giese of UW-Green Bay’s Cofrin Center for Biodiversity shared a letter to the editor titled “Prioritize wetland restoration in the next Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Action Plan.” In her letter, Giese points out that healthy wetlands are a sustainable ecosystem for wildlife and people. Read the full letter posted by The Cap Times.

UW-Green Bay in on ‘Chambers Island BioBlitz’

The Door County Land Trust will be joined by staff, researchers and volunteers from UW-Green Bay and other community members for Chambers Island BioBlitz, a joint effort to collect information about the island’s ecology. On August 7, 2018, community members will assist researchers and learn to use mammal traps, cameras, bird mist nets and other […]

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 […]