UW-Green Bay maintains a group of non-contiguous landholdings used for research and education pro-grams at both the undergraduate and graduate level. The Cofrin Center for Biodiversity manages these facilities, which include:
Point au Sauble: Located along the Bay of Green Bay just three miles north of campus, this 132-acre parcel was purchased by The Nature Conservancy in Wisconsin and donated to the UW Board of Regents in March, 2002. The parcel includes one of the last unmodiﬁed estuarine wetlands in Green Bay and Lake Michigan. It is the largest wetland on the east shore of Green Bay.
Toft Point: Toft Point is a 700-acre parcel located in Bailey’s Harbor, Wisconsin, about 50 miles northeast of the UW-Green Bay campus in the Door County Peninsula. It was also purchased by The Nature Conservancy and transferred to the UW Board of Regents in 1968. The heavily wooded, undeveloped peninsula extends into Lake Michigan, adjacent to The Ridges Sanctuary.
Peninsula Center Sanctuary: This 160-acre parcel, located near Bailey’s Harbor, Door County, Wisconsin, was donated to the UW Board of Regents by Judson E. Fuller in 1971. The property contains oldfield, northern hardwood, and wetland communities.
Kingfisher Farm: Located in Cleveland, Wisconsin, about 60 miles southeast of the UW-Green Bay campus along Lake Michigan, the 59.2-acre parcel was donated to the UW Board of Regents in 1991. The property includes mature hardwood forest, riparian forest, wetlands, oldfields a prairie restoration, and beach communities.
- Retain responsibility for management and preservation of these four distinct and unique parcels of land with UW-Green Bay
- Continue to use these assets for teaching and research opportunities
- Create and implement strategic management plans for each individual landholding