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Dr. Rachel Russell.

Next NAS seminar is Friday, November 21!

Dr. Rachel Russel from the Dept. of Public and Environmental Policy at UW Green Bay will discuss her research which uses urban political ecology, environmental justice, and sustainable development literature to examine transborder untreated household wastewater in the Tijuana-San Diego mega region.

Seminar @ 3:00 pm in ES 301, Social @ 4:00pm in ES 317

Students help collect spiders in Costa Rica.

We are looking for Volunteers!

Are you looking to gain valuable field or lab experience to build your resume? Or maybe you just want to get away from your desk and get outside? We have a variety of opportunities available for interested students and community members.

Heirloom peppers.All hunting spots at Toft Point, Point au Sable and the Cofrin Memorial Arboretum have been filled for this season.

For information about hunting on our properties please see our Hunting Policies.



Heirloom peppers.Saving Seeds? If you have extra Heirloom tomato seeds you would like to donate contact us at We are always looking for new and unique varieties to offer to the public.



Blackburnian warbler, photo by M. Mcdowell.

A new 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.