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student at microscopeCongratulations to our Cofrin Grant recipients

Seven students have received grants to study spacial distributions of muskrats, collect baseline data on monarch butterflies, study the genetics of yellow ladyslippers, investigate significance of bird - window collisions, compare historical and current data on grassland birds, map links between mycorhizal fungi and eastern white pine, survey bee communities. All of these projects will take place on uWGB natural areas.

seedlings in greenhouse Thank you for supporting the Heirloom Plant Sale

We had a great sale and raised over $12,000 for student research and travel scholarships.

Student at microscope.Thank you to everyone who donated or sponsored the Cofrin Arboretum during the Give Big Green Bay campaign. 118 donors raised more than $26,000 that will be used to repair bridges, trails, and fund restoration of this important urban natural area.
Dan Meinhardt.Welcome Professor Dan Meinhardt, Curator of the Richter Natural History Museum

Associate Professor Dan Meinhardt is the new Curator of the Richter Museum. He teaches courses in evolution and biology. He is interested in the development and evolution of the vertebrate skeleton, the philosophy of science, and the relationship between art and science.

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.