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RESTORATIONRESEARCH PROJECTS

Crossroads at Big Creek is committed to research. Since opening its doors in 2001, the Collins Learning Center has served as an incubator for ideas and a gathering place for scientists and researchers committed to studying, recording and sharing data that will inform environmental stewardship far into the future.

2021 Breeding Bird Monitoring Report

Crossroads at Big Creek Preserve
(Gary Casper)
17 October 2022

2021 Amphibian Monitoring Report

Crossroads at Big Creek Preserve
(Gary Casper, Ph.D.)
1 November 2022

2021 Bird Survey Results

Crossroads at Big Creek Preserve
(Mike Grimm)
24 December 2021

Ongoing – Great Lake Fish Migrations

Big Creek and other sites
(Dr. Karen Murchie / Shedd Aquarium)
2017 - Present

2020 Dwarf Lake Iris Transplantation Project

Big Creek, Cove, and Ida Bay Preserves
(Dan Collins, Landscapes of Place)
9 September 2020

2022 Northern Pike Young of the Year Survey

Waterways of Big Creek
(Mike Grimm)
29 June 2022

2021 Bat Monitoring Report

Crossroads at Big Creek Preserve
(Gary Casper, Ph.D.)
24 June 2022

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Big Creek Water Quality Monitoring

2020 Water Quality Report

2022 Water Quality Report

Crossroads at Big Creek Preserve
(UW-Oshkosh Environmental Research and Innovation Center / ERIC)
27 October 2020

Ongoing – Ebird Checklist

Big Creek and Cove Preserves
(Cornell Lab of Ornithology)
2015 - Present

2022 Public Archaeology Program at the Cove Site

The Cove Preserve
(University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
17 June 2023

In 2021, Crossroads established the Coggin Heeringa Ecological Research and Education Endowment to support its ongoing educational and research-related efforts.

Contributions to the Coggin Heeringa Ecological Research and Education Endowment may be sent to:

Door County Community Foundation
222 N. Third Avenue
Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin 54235

"The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us, the less taste we shall have for destruction."

Rachel Carson

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