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Reed Heintzkill.Sager Scholarship

Congratulations to Reed Heintzkill (Advisor: Jeremy Intemann) winner of this year's Sager scholarship for excellence in scientific writing for his paper Characterization of poly(3-hexylthiophene)(P3HT) through UV-Vis absorbance and experimental HOMO/LUMO energy level determination.

Read more about Reed here!

Mourning Cloak. Apply for a Cofrin Student Research Grant

We will be accepting grant applications until May 2nd, 2016. Students who received Cofrin Grants complete independent research in association with one or more Biodiversity Center managed UWGB natural areas will be presenting their results. This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about the program and student research at UW--Green Bay, especially if you are thinking of applying for a grant this year.

Learn more and apply at: http://www.uwgb.edu/biodiversity/education/cofrin-intro.asp

Dr. Draney's spider research team!Apply for an Heirloom Student Research Grant

Are you an NAS or ES&P major, you should apply for an Heirloom grant to do your own independent research project. Deadline to apply is May 2nd.

Learn more and apply at: http://www.uwgb.edu/biodiversity/education/heirloom-grants.asp

J. Shrovnel identifies spiders for his Cofrin research. Cofrin Student Research Symposium was a Big Success!

The 27th Cofrin Student Symposiumhas passed, but you can read the abstracts of the presentations online! This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about the program and student research at UW--Green Bay, especially if you are thinking of applying for a grant this year.

Map of Area of ConcernBiodiversity Center Faculty receives EPA/DNR grant

Howe, Wolf and UWGB staff, in collaboration with The Nature Conservancy (TNC), are the recipients of a $471,000 Environmental Protection Agency/Department of Natural Resources grant to study fish and wildlife conditions and threats in what is termed the “Lower Green Bay and Fox River Area of Concern” and its immediately contributing watershed. More than a dozen undergraduate and graduate students will have the opportunity to work alongside UW-Green Bay Professors Bob Howe and Amy Wolf on a comprehensive plan to improve fish and wildlife habitat in the region

Toft Point.

Toft Point receives Ramsar designation

Ramsar Treaty recently inluded Door Peninsula Coastal Wetlands on their list of Wetlands of International Importance. Wetlands included in the List acquire a new national and international status: they are recognized as being of significant value not only for the country or the countries in which they are located, but for humanity as a whole. 

Path in Cofrin Arboretum

We are one of the 50 Most Amazing University Arboretums!

The list developed by "The Best Colleges" website is dedicated to gardens and arboretums that beautify their campuses, and serve as conservation areas for plants and animals, outdoor classrooms, and living laboratories. We are proud to be recognized for our dedication to hands-on learning experiences and research opportunities that students won’t find anywhere else.

Blackburnian warbler, photo by M. Mcdowell.

A tool for measuring forest health!

Biodiversity data manager Erin Giese, along with NAS faculty, and TNC staff have developed a a new rigorous, transparent tool for measuring forest health in northern mesic forests of the western Great Lakes region based on local breeding bird assemblages. TNC conservation managers are already using the tool. Learn more about the research and download the tool here.