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.

Cedarburg Bog is a rare habitat for southeastern Wisconsin

The Friends of the Cedarburg Bog and the UWM Field Station are featured in this article about the uniqueness of the Cedarburg Bog! Read about it in Milwaukee’s Journal Sentinal.  

Badger makes itself at home near Cedarburg Bog

A badger was photographed on a property near the Field Station!  Read about it in this story which quotes Jim Reinartz and Emily Latch (UWM – Biological Sciences).

How Does Nature Cope with Wisconsin’s Unnaturally Warm Weather

We’re used to meteorologists talking about occasional record high and low temperatures – but long stretches like this are less common. Jim Reinartz explains during an interview on WUWM.

Rachel Gremminger started research at UWM before taking her first class

Pre-med student Rachel Gremminger finds her research at the UWM Field Station to be one of the most satisfying parts of her UWM education.

UWM biologist leads county’s first-ever wildlife survey

Gary Casper, a biologist with the UWM Field Station, is in charge of conducting the first-ever comprehensive wildlife survey in Milwaukee County. The survey is one step toward restoring the quality of the Milwaukee Estuary and its associated rivers, which… Read More

Beneath the Burden we Place Upon It

Student video about Neda Mine, by Takahiro Suzuki.

Wisconsin Life: A Walk through the Cedarburg Bog

European settlers to Wisconsin saw wetlands as wasted space to be drained. But that view changed over time, and in 1952, Wisconsin’s DNR made an intact wetland in Ozaukee County known as the Cedarburg Bog a Wisconsin State Natural Area, only the second piece of land to receive that designation at the time.