Western Great Lakes Bird and Bat Observatory

Meet Our Donors

Thank You!

The Western Great Lakes Bird and Bat Observatory, Inc., likes to think of its friends and supporters as investors in conservation science, and we are enormously grateful for the support they have shown for our work through the years and especially in 2018. No fewer than 91 investor friends responded generously to our year-end appeal, which raised $17,375, a record. They are listed below, along with all the organizations and other individuals who donated or provided grant funding to the Observatory in 2018.

Above $10,000

Lynde Uihlein
Arthur J. Donald Family Foundation, Inc.


Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin
Rusinow Family Foundation
US Fish and Wildlife Service
We Energies Foundation


Robert Holzrichter
Mary Korkor
Marjorie Kieckhefer
Bettie Harriman
Terry Knudsen
Kate Redmond
Carl and Barbara Schwartz
Brian Russart
Wisconsin Society for Ornithology, Inc.


Cheryl Brickman
Shelly Culea
Charles Hagner and Julie Landes 
R. Tod Highsmith
Joanne Kline
Jill Kunsmann
Larry and Yukiko Nyhan
Susan Schumacher
American Transmission Company


Richard Albert
Leakhena Au
Marilyn Bontly
Ann Demorest
Clay Frazer
Chris Ford
Richard Fox
Davor Grgic
Patty Hagner
Kent and Sue Hall
Barbie Hughes
Jim Johnson
Emily Keelty
Dori & Richard Naef
Nancy Nabak
Peggy Pushkash
Robert Raffel
Margaret Redmond
Alice Thompson
Marjie Tomter
Joel Trick
Thomas Uttech
Allen Young
Eco-Resource Consulting, Inc.
Caestecker Public Library
Northeastern WI Audubon Society

Up to $100

Margaret Amato
Christy Brooks
Dennis Casper
Pat Daniels
James Ellis
Karen Etter Hale
Millicent Ficken
Janet Geller-Lesko
Lee Gierke
Michael Gilman
Shawn Graff
Joan Grant
Jennie Groves
Ann Hagner
Joan and James Hagner
Brian Hansen
Nancy Hansen-Bennett
Eric Howe
Judith Huf
Karen Johnson
Suzanne Kaehler
Kenn Kaufman
Ellen Kellen
Shirley Klapperich
Kim Kreitinger
Pete Lakatos
Victor Larson
Jennifer Lazewski
Mark Martin
Cory Masiak
Tom Mlada
Bill and Pat Moren
Nancy Nabak
Mickey O'Connor
John O'Neill Sr.
Dan Panetti
Kathleen Petersen
Jesse Peterson
Colleen Philips
Vicki Piaskowski
Jane Raymond-Wood
Patrick Ready
Michael Reese
Pamela Resnick-Ross
Robert Retko
Karen Retzer
George Roth
George Row
Marilyn Schlotfeldt
Gina Seegers Szablewski
Gregory Septon
Deanna and Holger Sommerfeld
Roseann St.Aubin
Tom Stolp
Jean Strelka
Dave Thome
Kathryn Voelker
Tom Will
Barbara Wooten
Caryl Zaar
Ric Zarwell
Norma Zehner
Gerald Ziegler