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\/ ) PROGRAM:INVASIVE PROGRAM:SOMETHING
\-/ PLANTSIN WISCONSIN NEWAT UWGB.THE COFRIN
6:45p.m.,Wednesday CENTERFOR BIODIVERSITY
BayBeachWildlifeSanctuary 6:45p.m.,Wednesday
Speaker:Gary Fewless Bay BeachWildlifeSanctuary
Inrecentyears there hasbeen frequentreference
to Speaker:Bob Howe
invasivespeciesinthprredia--Vlrtuallyeveryonelas heard TheUniversity ofWisconsin-Green Bayhasa longhisfory
abouttheeffectsofZebra Mussels, Gypsy Mothsandmany ofstudiesinvolvingtheplants andanimals ofnortheastern
otherinvasiveanimals. Equally disturbingproblemsalsoexist Wisconsin. Mostnotably,theRichter Museum ofNatural
withinvasiveplants.Theyareoften(butnotalways) introduced History andtheUWGB Herbarium, bothhaveimportant
speciesthatmove intonaturalhabitats andcreate avariety
of biological
collectionsfrom
problems.Theyaretypically veryaggressive, quickly, theregion.
reproduce TheCofrin
andtendtofillupthehabitat injustafewyears.Unlike many Arboretum includesoneof
ofourcommon garden weeds, these speciesarenotalways themostsignificant natural
restricted
todisturbedsites,
butrather mayinvade ournative areas inGreen Bay.
communities, They displacenative plantsandmaycause Robert Howe, profes-
cascading effects
which candisrupt thehabitat. sorofEnvironmental
Thisslide-illustrated
talkwilldiscuss some familiar Sciences atUWGB anda
invaderssuchasPurple Loosestrife andTartarianHoneysuckle,former Audubon Conserva-
some relatively
newspecies thatyoumaynotbefamiliar with, tionCommittee chair,will
suchasGarlic Mustard andGlossy Buc*thorn,andothersthat introduceouraudience tothenewest TheCofrin
addition:
maysurprise you.Thetalkwilldiscuss howtorecognize these Center forBiodiversity.
Thenewcenter aimstobringtogether
plants,whereyoumight expect tofindthem, andsome meth- existingprograms andtoexpand outreach forpeople
activities
odsolcontrol,Thespeaker isGaryFewless, Curator
ofthe interestedin thenaturalhistoryofthisarea.
Herbarium attheUniversityofWisconsin - Green Bay,
whohas Prolessor Howe willexplainthecente/s organization
and
beenmonitoring wildplantsinnortheastern Wisconsinforover cunent projects,aswellasdiscussing someoftheways we
20vears. canbecome involved itsresources.
toutilize TheCofrin
BiodiversityCenterwelcomes theparticipationofresource
BOARDMEETING managers, teachersandenvironmental organizations.
7 p.m.,Tuesday Fora previewofthecenter, surfthewebat:
Bay BeachWildlifeSanctuary ://wso.
http uwgb. rsity/eacb/ntm.
edu/biodive
All membersmayattend.

FIELDTRIP: GYPSYMOTH BOARDMEETING


9 a.m.,Saturday 7 p.m.,Tuesday
BairdPlacePark Bay BeachWildlifeSanctuary
Guide:PaulHartman All membersmay attend.
(seebacksidefor details)

Audubon
Tabenmea nertmemfurotftteNational Sociegandourtoffil chaptersrnpty*nd $20to:
Nationaltutdubon,
P.O.Box51M1,Boulder,
CO 8A321-1001. Please.include"Thisis"arwwmember recrulted
' 'hyW Natlheaist*nW on SociegInc.,#2A5,fAl NinthSt.,Grepn:W,.[:
Gypsy Moth Field Trip cont.
TheGypsyMothhasarrivedin GreenBay!BairdPlace
Park(atthecornerof EastMasonandS.Webster Streets)in
GreenBayisthelocation fora gypsymotheggmasssearch
party.Wewillmeetat 9 a.m.on Saturday,
October
23,1999.
Learnaboutgypsymothbiologyandjoininthesearch.
Wewilllookfortheeggmassesontreetrunksandother
locations.
Wewillfinisharound11a.m.witheggmasses in
hand!Eachmasscontains anaverageof 600eggs.Each
larvaeatsonebushelof leaves!
Pleasedressfortheweather.Bringa sharpknifeanda
plastic
re-sealable bag.Contact PaulHartmanat391-4610
formoreinformation.

2000WeatherFriend
Phenology Calendar
The2000WeatherFriend Phenology Calendar,
our21st
edition,
willbeavailable
forsalebythefirstweekof Novem-
ber.Youmayorderonebysending $6to NEWAudubon,
1701NinthSt.,GreenBay,Wl54304.

Land EndowmentGrants
TheprofitsfromourWeatherFriend Phenology Calendarfor
the last21 yearshavegonelo buildourWeatherFriend Endow-
mentwhichawardsannualgrantsto protecthabitatinWisconsin.
At the April '99 boardmeetingthe followinggrantswereapproved:
tr $500fortheNortheast WisconsinLandTrustEasements
ProtectionEndowment
O $500fora 2-dayseminarputon byGathering WatersforLand
Trustsin northeastern
Wisconsin.
tr $1,000 forNEWMaster GardenersAssoc.PurpleLoosestrife/
Invasive SpeciesEradication
Projectrunby PaulHartman.
O $900lorourclub'sownAmphibian ConservationProject.
O $900forourclub'sownRed-Shouldered HawkStudyProject,
We are nowlookingfor potentialrecipientsof this year's
grantsto be awardedat the April2000 boardmeeting.Foran
application, contactDennisPrusik,499-9689.

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