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Donors get a special look at the vision for Bubolz

Posted on Jul 27, 2018, by

When Bergstrom Enterprises President John Bergstrom stood up to address a group of 50 Community Foundation donors, volunteers and staff members invited July 26 to learn about changes planned at the Bubolz Nature Preserve in Grand Chute, the remaining unmet cost for the improvements was $382,000. By the time he sat down, that need had decreased by […]

Louv tells eco groups to work together

Posted on Apr 23, 2018, by

“You need a bigger boat.” That was best-selling author Richard Louv’s advice to Fox Valley nature centers and environmental groups as the keynote speaker for Earth Day and the grand opening of the new nature center at Bubolz Nature Preserve Sunday. His reference was to the movie Jaws — which he acknowledged is factually flawed […]

Author brings cure for nature deficit to Fox Cities

Posted on Apr 19, 2018, by

The author whose extensive review of research concluded that Americans are falling victim to “Nature-Deficit Disorder” will speak at a  special Earth Day celebration Sunday, April 22, at Bubolz Nature Preserve and share what he’s learned in the more than decade since his book “Last Child in the Woods” became a best-seller and captured the attention […]

New Bubolz is about kids and health

Posted on May 30, 2017, by

When a row of ceremonial shovels cut into the clay of the Center Swamp last Thursday morning, they were clearing the way for a new chapter in the 38-year-old Gordon Bubolz Nature Preserve’s history. The bunker-like 1960s-era earth-sheltered building is gone. In its place an 18,000-square-foot, glass-encased center for nature education, energy independence, corporate and […]