The Ridges Sanctuary

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Phragmites Management Project

Posted on Dec 8, 2015 by Morgan Rusnak   Comments Off on Phragmites Management Project | Posted in Uncategorized

The Ridges Sanctuary, in partnership with UW-Green Bay and others, were awarded grant funding through the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Aquatic Invasive Species Control grant program. The management plan includes a review of threats from Phragmites australis, discussion of historical treatments, management objectives, project areas, control actions and follow up activity.

Phragmites Management Project

Posted on Dec 8, 2015 by Morgan Rusnak   Comments Off on Phragmites Management Project | Posted in Homepage Rotator · Uncategorized

The Ridges Sanctuary, in partnership with UW-Green Bay and others, was awarded grant funding through the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Aquatic Invasive Species Control grant program. The grant application will included treatment of Phragmites australis, a highly aggressive, invasive plant, identified on The Ridges properties, UW-Green Bay’s Toft Point and neighboring privately owned shoreline properties. [..Read more]

Welcome to the Cook-Albert Fuller Center!

Posted on Jun 12, 2015 by Drew Richmond   Comments Off on Welcome to the Cook-Albert Fuller Center! | Posted in Homepage Rotator · Uncategorized

We’re delighted to announce that, after years of discussion, planning and fundraising, the Cook-Albert Fuller Nature  Center opened to the public on Saturday, June 13! How does that change what you’ll find when you visit The Ridges? We believe you’ll experience the best of the old with a touch of the new. You’ll still see all [..Read more]

Happy 45th Anniversary, Earth Day!

Posted on Apr 22, 2015 by Drew Richmond   Comments Off on Happy 45th Anniversary, Earth Day! | Posted in Blog · Uncategorized

Each year, Earth Day — April 22 — marks the anniversary of what many consider the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970.   The idea came to Earth Day founder Gaylord Nelson, then a U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, after witnessing the ravages of the 1969 massive oil spill in Santa Barbara, California. Inspired [..Read more]