Learn about the ecological and cultural significance of the newly created Wequiock Creek Natural Area in Brown County, WI, and how it was protected. Bobbie Webster of UW-Green Bay will share how they are conducting restoration efforts here in a way that honors the area’s significance to Indigenous people. The talk will wrap up with a summary of early results and their hopes for the future.
Bobbie Webster, Cofrin Center for Biodiversity, UW-Green Bay
Recorded January 12, 2024
Bobbie Webster is the Natural Areas Ecologist for UW-Green Bay. She has considerable experience working in land management with previous positions with The Door County Land Trust, The Nature Conservancy, and Wisconsin DNR. She received both her M.S. in Natural Resources and her B.S. in Public Administration and Policy Analysis, Political Science, and Resource Management from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.
- Cofrin Center for Biodiversity
- UW-Green Bay First Nations Studies
- Wisconsin Sea Grant
- UWGB Center for Academic Teaching & Learning – Beyond Land Acknowledgment
- DEIJ COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE FOR WISCONSIN CONSERVATION
- WI Tribal Conservation Advisory Council
- Great Lakes Indian Fish & Wildlife Commission
- Native Land Digital
- Wisconsin Aunties
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