Tag: environmental

Reminder: Please dispose of batteries properly

Instruction for the disposal of different kind of batteries is as follows: Alkaline batteries are composed primarily of common metals — steel, zinc and manganese — and do not pose a health or environmental risk during normal use or disposal. Proven cost-effective and environmentally safe recycling processes are not yet universally available for alkaline batteries. […]

Do you know what a quiet place sounds like? UW-Green Bay alumnus has an idea

Audio Ecologist Gordon Hempton ’76 (Population Dynamics) started a non-profit back in 2005 called One Square Inch of Silence, which focuses on preserving quiet places — places with no human sound. Hempton and his mentee Matt Mikkelsen recorded the sound of silence in Washington’s Olympic National Park. Read the full story, and listen to the audio recording […]

Incoming UW-Green Bay student awarded a scholarship from Fox Valley Community Foundation

Samuel Langenfeld attended Wisconsin Connections Academy for seven years and graduated in June. Based on his scholastic achievements and proven leadership skills, Langenfeld was awarded a scholarship by the Fox Valley Community Foundation, founded in 1952. This fall Langenfeld will attend UW-Green Bay to pursue a degree in Environmental Design. Congratulations! Read the full story […]

Faculty note: Michael Kraft publication

UW-Green Bay Faculty Emeritus Michael Kraft (Environmental Policy and Planning, Political Science) announced a January release of his book, Environmental Policy, by CQ Press/Sage in its 10th edition. Kraft says he and his co-editor thoroughly revise the original chapter contributions to this book every three years, and after some 30 years, it continues to be a […]

UW-Green Bay iPat Film: ‘Big Boys Gone Bananas’, April 3

The UW-Green Bay iPat environmental film series returns with a screening of “Big Boys Gone Bananas” at 7 p.m. Monday, April 3, 2017 in the UW-Green Bay Christie Theatre. The film has been called a classic David vs. Goliath story. Find out what happens to a documentary filmmaker when he goes up against a large […]

PEAC announced World Water Day program

From 3:30 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 22 (World Water Day) Kimberlee Wright, Executive Director of Midwest Environmental Advocates (MEA), will speak about the Petition for Corrective Action, which questions the enforcement of the Clean Water Act by state and national agencies, and a request to the EPA to take action. The program is sponsored […]

Midwest Environmental Education Conference


The Wisconsin Association for Environmental Education (WAEE) is preparing to host the Midwest Environmental Education Conference, a biennial regional gathering of environmental educators and others. The conference is Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 22-24, at Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center in Madison.