Category Archives: birds

October 12th, 2017

“One Health” is a collaborative effort of professionals in the health sciences and affiliated disciplines who work to ‘attain optimal health for people, domestic animals, wildlife, plants, and the environment’. This fall, there are […]

November 8th, 2016

Imagine being able to examine an exceptional and rare piece of human technology…one that precedes any of our other hand-held devices by centuries! What might that technology be and where […]

February 25th, 2016

Citizen Science is an endeavor in which scientific knowledge is advanced through the collaboration of professional researchers with engaged members of the public. Citizen scientists lend their passion and skill […]

July 24th, 2015

Bright lights, big university. During five days in five Wisconsin communities, 14 university researchers, Extension and outreach specialists, will share insights from their exciting work in agriculture, conservation, forestry, geology, […]

January 25th, 2013

In the depths of winter, many of us will eagerly seek any indication that spring will arrive, to note the promise of seasonal change.  Others will record that change systematically […]

December 14th, 2010

Beginning December 14 and running through January 5, bird enthusiasts will take to the fields and woodlands to record their sightings of particular bird species–a brilliant example of citizen science […]

March 23rd, 2009

While we may speak historically and metaphorically of canaries in coalmines, in actuality, all bird species speak to the health of their ecosystems, remaining an early warning system. The State […]