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The Nicolet National Forest Bird Survey is June 6-8.

Join us for the longest running volunteer bird survey in a national forest. Lodging and meals provided. No experience needed. Families welcome. But we do get up with the birds!

Sign up today for one of the best weekend get-aways in Wisconsin.

Heirloom peppers.

Save the Date for the Heirloom Plant Sale

Seed catalogs have arrived and we are busy planning for this year's sale to be held on May 17th 9-3 in the Lab Sciences Greenhouse. Visit our Heirloom pages for more information and to find out what will be for sale and to get email updates and plant lists.

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.

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 be a citizen scientist and get outside? Check out our new "Volunteer Opportunities" website. It lists science related opportunities for students to help with research and management projects at the Copfrin Center for Biodiversity and in the Natural and Applied Sciences Department.