Tag: nature

National Geographic Live – Beauty and the Bizarre to come to Weidner Center on Wednesday, Oct. 24

Come see the world up close at the National Geographic Live — Beauty and the Bizarre on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. Biologist turned photographer Anand Varma will share dramatic, bizarre and beautiful images that reveal the secret world of the miniature life around us. Purchase tickets. 

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 […]

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 […]

Video: Northern pike spawning, and a grad student’s project

Fox 11 News and reporter Eric Peterson ran a nice feature story last week about local research on spawning activity and habitat for northern pike, a popular game fish. Featured in the piece was UW-Green Bay graduate student Rachel Van Dam, who works with Associate Prof. Patrick Forsythe and is pursing her master’s in Environmental […]

In a fog

Just after sunrise, early arrivals to the UW-Green Bay campus on Wednesday, Oct. 22, were treated to the ethereal but ephemeral sight of scattered pockets of fog resting lightly upon a landscape bright with fall colors. This view is from the eighth floor of the Cofrin Library, looking out toward the Weidner Center (and the […]

Power of partnership: Nature-based 4K means fun in learning outdoors

For some of Green Bay’s littlest learners, the greatest classroom is the great outdoors. They’re students in the Green Bay School District’s new nature-based 4-year-old kindergarten program, a partnership between the Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary, the school district and UW-Green Bay.

Knockout nature photos, right here

Cool, wet weather have you down? Campus photographer Eric Miller has a fine photo gallery showing UW-Green Bay in all its late May glory. He has flowering trees and shrubs, wildlife including a snapping turtle, great egret and water spider, and a rainy day overview from the Cofrin Library that looks like one of those […]