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.

Maintenance Assistant Position available!

The Field Station is hiring a Maintenance Assistant.  This position will assist the UWM Field Station Maintenance Man with general facilities maintenance and repair, grounds and natural area maintenance, and janitorial work.  Click here for a job description, or contact the… Read More

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.

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.