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Past Seminars

9/2/23Dr. Keir Wefferling, Ph.D
Assosciate Professor and Curator of the Fewless Herbarium
University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
Cytogeography and niche breadth of goldback and silverback ferns (Pentagramma, Pteridaceae) in western North America
10/6/23Dr. Jessica Warwick, Ph.D
Associate Professor
University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
Teaching and mentoring first-year students: Reflections on the first five years
10/20/23Stephen Ferguson
NEW Audobon
Should I stay or should I go? Fear and flight response in avian systems
11/3/23Dr. Karen Murchie, Ph.D
Director of Freshwater Research
Shedd Aquarium
Connecting new and diverse audiences with migratory fish research
11/17/23Dr. Mink, Ph.D
KMITL Bangkok
Developing A Sustainable University: A Case Study of KMITL, Thailand
12/8/23Dr. John Luczaj, Ph.D
Professor of Water Science and Geoscience
UW-Green Bay
Field Geology in South China: From the Great Bank of Guizhou to the Yangtze Platform
DateSpeaker [Host]Title/Topic
2/10/23Dr. Marc Milne, Ph.D
Associate Professor of Biology
University of Indianapolis
Ghost Hunting: Seeking Out Lost Spider Species in North
2/24/23Valeria Ramirez Castañeda, Ph.D Candidate
Integrative Biology Department
University of California, Berkeley

The Fieldwork we Envision: A Future of Equitable Field Biology and Reciprocity With The Local Communities

3/10/23Maria Otto
Conservation Corps Coordinator
City of Green Bay
Volunteer Impacts on Restoring Habitats
3/31/23Dr. Nick Sard, Ph.D
Assistant Professor of Great Lakes Biology
SUNY Oswego
Pedigree Reconstruction Without Parents: Insights Into Recruitment and Dispersal
4/14/23Environmental Science & Policy Graduate Students
UW-Green Bay
Environmental Science & Policy Graduate Studetns Research Presentations
4/28/23Dr. Erin Berns-Herrboldt, Ph.D
Associate Professor of Water Science and Geoscience
UW-Green Bay
Carbon Fluxes in Arctic Soil
DateSpeaker [Host]Title/Topic
9/23/22Lynn Markham, MS
Center for Land Use Education
UW-Stevens Point
How Do Pesticides Affect Pollinators and Songbirds in Your Yard
10/2/22Nancy Aten, MS, MLA,
 Dan Collins, PE,
 Dr. Chris Young, Ph.D

Land Restoration School
Big Seeds: The Land Restoration School
10/21/22Dr. Olivia Bernauer, Ph.D
Department of Entomology
Pollination Biology: Cliamte Change and Bee Nutrition
11/4/22Dr. Erin Stache, Ph.D
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Cornell University
Photochemistry and Applications in Sustainable Polymer Chemistry
11/18/22Emily Tyner MS
Director of Freshwater Strategy
UW-Green Bay
National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR) Designation and Research Use
12/9/22Dr. Patrick Forsythe, Ph.D,
Natural and Applied Sciences
UW-Green Bay
Lake Sturgeon in the Menominee River
DateSpeaker [Host]Title/Topic
2/4/22Tony Kuchma - Wetland Project Manager, Oneida Nation
Erin Giese, M.Sc. - Senior Research Specialist, UW- Green Bay Cofrin Center for Biodiveristy
Randy Cornelius - Tribal Member, Oneida Nation
Habitat Restoration and Bird Monitoring on the Oneida Nation
2/18/22Steffanie Munguia, M.A,
Audobon Pan-Flyway Regional Director
Where the Ibis Roost: The Intersections of Biodiversity, Protected Areas, and Human Communities in the Caribbean
3/4/22Dr. Angela Bauer, Ph.D,
Vice President for Academic Affairs
High Point University
No recording available
3/25/22Dr. Cathy Rushworth, Ph.D
Postdoctoral Associate
University of Minnesota and University of California Davis
The Ecology and Evolution of Mate Choice in Wild Plant Populations
4/8/22Stephanie Dodge
First Nations Graduate Assistant
UW-Sea Grant and Cofrin Center for Biodiversity, UW-Green Bay
First Nations Land Acknowledgement: Reciprocal Values with Restoration at the Wequiock Creek Natural Area
4/22/22Dr. Amy Kabrhel, Ph.D,
Associate Professor of Chemistry,
UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus
Embedding Green Chemistry into a General Chemistry Lab Curriculum
DateSpeaker [Host]Title/Topic
9/10/21Dr. Bill Dirienzo, Ph.D,
Associate Professor in Physics, UW- Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus
Dirienzo: Snakes & Bubbles: Star Formation in The Milky Way
9/24/21Dr. J. Val Klump, JD, Ph.D,
Associate Dean, School of Freshwater Sciences, UW-Milwaukee
Klump: The Biogeochemical Dynamics of Hypoxia in Green Bay
10/8/21Annie Schmitz, M.Sc.,
Hatchery Technician at The Farmory
Schmitz: Growing with The Farmory
11/5/21Dr. Corey King, Ed.D,
Vice Chancellor for University Inclusivity & Student Affairs, UW-Green Bay
King: Understanding ABC’s of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
11/19/21Dr. Madhusudan Katti, Ph.D,
Associate Professor, Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, North Carolina State University
Katti: Five Shifts Towards Decolonized and Anti-Racist Practices for a More Inclusive Science
12/10/21Dr. Swanne Gordon, Ph.D,
Ph.D, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Washington University in St Louis
Gordon: Evolution of diverse coloration and behavior: lessons from ‘non-model’ model system in nature
DateSpeaker [Host]Title/Topic
02/05Scott T. Potter, PhD, PE,
Chief Hydrologist, Arcadis Inc.
02/19Prof. Kelly Hogan, Assoc. Dean of Instructional
Innovation, University of North Carolina
Prof. Viji Sathy, Department of Psychology and
Neuroscience, University of North Carolina
"Inclusive Teaching Workshop"
03/05Annie Schmitz,
Hatchery Technician, The Farmory
"Growing with The Farmory"
03/26Dr. Michael Metzger,
Pacific Northwest Research Institute
"Contagious Cancer in Clams"
04/09Prof. Rainer Lohmann,
Dept. of Oceanography, Univ. of Rhode Island
"Transport, Fate, and Bioaccumulation of PFAS"

[GSO guest]

Dr. Deahn Donner,
Project Leader & Research Landscape Ecologist, USFS
"Managing breeding and wintering habitat for the conservation of the Kirtland’s Warbler in a changing climate"
DateSpeaker [Host]Title/Topic
09/11Prof. Reed Matthews, Colo. School of Mines (giving Darcy Lecture at U. Del.)"Hydrology from the Bottom Up"[Note: talk at U. Del. starts at 1pm central!]
[GSO guest]
Dr. Daniel Storm,
"Deer Mortality & Chronic Wasting Disease"
[GSO guest]
Dr. Todd Hutchison,
Research Ecologist, US Forest Service
"Fire and Forest Regeneration"
[GSO guest]
Dr. Elissa Olimpi,
UC Davis
"Wildlife on the farm: Aligning conservation, production, and human health goals"
11/06Dr. KathiJo Jankowski,
US Geological Survey
"Temperature Sensitivity and Ecosystem Metabolism in Rivers"
11/20Dr. Jen Jeffrey,
University of Manitoba
"Using advanced molecular tools to examine the physiological status of wild fishes"
12/14Prof. Bruce Snyder,
Georgia College & State University
02/07Matt Bach (USGS at UWGB) & Matt Komiskey (USGS at Madison)“USGS Monitoring from Fields to Streams”
02/21Dr. Bill Jacobsen, 
Lecturer, UWGB
“Understanding glacier flow in a changing environment”
03/06Prof. Andrea Romero,
“That was from Rosalind Franklin’s notes: Recovering women’s contributions to STEM with an intersectional lens”
“Ecology and conservation of mammals in Costa Rica’s Caribbean rainforests”
[GSO guest]
Dr. Elissa Olimpi,UC-Davis


“Wildlife on the farm: Aligning conservation, production, and human health goals”
04/10Shelley Spear, Colorado State University


“How Ecological Context Drives Black Bear Reproduction and Human-Bear Conflicts in New Jersey”
04/24Prof. William Holt, Urban Environmental Studies Program, Birmingham-Southern College


“Urban Environmental Studies: Developing Cross-Disciplinary Programs”