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Sustainability

Volunteering

We are constantly looking for volunteer opportunities in all fields related to sustainability. Have you heard of an opportunity that should be listed here? Please feel free to let us know at www.uwgb.edu/sustainability/contact/.


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Cofrin Center for Biodiversity – Collect experience

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The Cofrin Center for Biodiversity promotes education, research, and community services that contribute to conservation of the western Great Lakes fauna and flora. The center includes the Richter Museum, Herbarium, Greenhouse, five natural areas totaling over 1200 acres, Wabikon Lake Forest Dynamics Plot, and Lower Fox River Watershed management program. The center also handles research and travel grants and a research travel course in Panama.

Are you looking to gain valuable experience in the field or in the lab? Or maybe you just want to be a citizen scientist and get outside? Click here for volunteer opportunities at the Cofrin Center. The page lists science related opportunities for students to help with research and management projects at the Cofrin Center for Biodiversity and in the Natural and Applied Sciences Department.

Cofrin Center for Biodiversity
Office Location: MAC 212
Email: biodiversity@uwgb.edu
Website: www.uwgb.edu/biodiversity
Facebook: www.facebook.com/Cofrinbiodiversity


American Fisheries Society at UWGB – Research, hands-on

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The American Fisheries Society (AFS) was founded in 1870, and is the oldest and largest professional society representing 9000 plus fisheries scientists from around the world (fisheries.org). The mission of the American Fisheries Society is to improve the conservation and sustainability of fishery resources and aquatic ecosystems by advancing fisheries and aquatic science and promoting the development of fisheries professionals.

The University of Wisconsin–Green Bay Student Subunit of the American Fisheries Society (UWGB AFS) is part of the Wisconsin Chapter of the American Fisheries Society in the North Central Division. Our subunit generally meets every week during the academic year to view presentations by local fisheries professionals and participate in social and scientific activities.

American Fisheries Society, UWGB Subunit
Contact: Dr. Patrick S. Forsythe
Email: forsythp@uwgb.edu
Website: blog.uwgb.edu/afs

Aquatic Ecology and Fisheries Laboratory
Website: blog.uwgb.edu/aefl


Habitat for Humanity – Build homes, communities and hope

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The mission of Habitat for Humanity: Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.

The UWGB Collegiate Chapter of Habitat for Humanity embodies this mission by:

  • Volunteering with Greater Green Bay Habitat for Humanity on local home-building projects and at the Green Bay ReStore
  • Traveling over winter and spring breaks as part of the Collegiate Challenge Program to volunteer with Habitat affiliates in other states and regions of the country and world.
  • Educating the campus community about local and national issues related to affordable housing.
  • Advocating for changes in policies and laws that will increase access to safe, durable and affordable housing.

Habitat for Humanity at UW-Green Bay
Contact: Marleigh Fiedler (President) fiedma03@uwgb.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UWGBH4H