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Field Station is temporarily closed

The Field Station has closed to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.  All scheduled events through April 24 are now cancelled.  The Friends of the Cedarburg Bog have planned a series of spring and summer public events beginning in… Read More

Pollination research at the Field Station

Read about Jeff Karron’s long-term studies on bees, monkeyflowers and plant reproduction here.

A special place for science: UWM Field Station at the Cedarburg Bog

Here is a nice summary of the work we do at the Field Station!  Read about it here.

Class tonight is postponed

The Bird Song workshop class will not be meeting on Feb 12, 2020 .  We will extend the class by one week to make up the class session.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

Introduction to Bird Song workshop featured on WUWM

Listen to Bill Mueller speak about bird migration and his Bird Song workshop at the Field Station.

Linda Whittingham and Peter Dunn Awarded 2019 Elliott Coues Award

Long-term Field Station researchers Dr. Linda Whittingham and Dr. Peter Dunn have been been awarded the 2019 Elliott Coues Award from the American Ornithological Society (AOS).

Creative Writing Workshop date changed to May 3-4

We have changed the date for “Wisdom Sits In Places: Creative Writing About the Natural World” to May 3-4 to avoid conflicts with other events for creative writers. We hope this will allow more people to attend the workshop!

Phenology research in Downer Woods featured on WUWM

Listen to a story about Alison Donnelly and Erica Young’s research on shrub phenology in Downer Woods.

The Field Station receives endowment to support graduate student fellowships

James and Dorathea Levenson established a $250,000 fund to support graduate student fellowships at the UWM Field Station.

Tree swallow research at the Field Station was featured in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Peter Dunn and Linda Whittingham have studied tree swallows at the Field Station for over 20 years.  Read about their research here.