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 […]
UW-Green Bay has partnered with Ducks Unlimited in an effort that includes replanting of wild rice beds. The publication Edible Door has more.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Faculty and staff are asked to keep an eye out for the young peregrine falcons as they attempt to fly during this time. If found on the ground, Public Safety 465-2300, #2 should be alerted, as they are trained to handle the birds and get them back to their nest. Please stay with the falcon […]
The wetlands at Door Country nature preserve are veiled with dwarf lake iris; beautiful, purple-petaled flowers with highlights on white and yellow are blooming in The Ridges Sanctuary in Bailey’s Harbor. It is a rare treat for the eye of visitors, as they are only out for a short time. Dwarf lake iris is a […]
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 […]