Emily Stanley Awarded the 2018 G. Evelyn Hutchinson Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Emily Stanley, professor at the Center for Limnology and department of Integrative Biology at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, is the 2018 recipient of the G. Evelyn Hutchinson Award from the Association for the Sciences of Limnology Read More …

Science on Tap, Dec. 6th: Swarming Insects & Artificial Intelligence

In a couple of weeks, after you’ve recovered from your Thanksgiving food coma but before the big Christmas binge begins, you should come on out and join us for a big ol’ slice of science. On Wednesday, December 6th, we’ve Read More …

Climate Change Hits Wisconsin. How Will the State Respond?

An important and informative news story just hit social media feeds this morning. In it, Steve Elbow, a journalist with The Capital Times, lays out all of the many ways that Wisconsin is experiencing climate change. And he details the Read More …

Watch: Unbelievable Swarm of Spiny Water Fleas Invade Hasler Lab

Last Friday, my phone started “blowing up” with text messages about some sort of invasion at Hasler Lab and where, exactly, our new Go Pro camera could be found. Perhaps because I’ve recently binged-watched both seasons of Stranger Things, I Read More …

A Cocktail of Contaminants: Moving Away From Single Chemical Science

Efforts to relax environmental regulations and weaken wetland protections have been in the news a lot in Wisconsin recently, which made the post we just read from The Fisheries Blog even more relevant. What’s in our water? The answer is Read More …

Do “Piggyback Rides” Play an Important Role in Invasive Species Dispersal?

by Neil Coughlan and Andy Stevens Late one night, Andy Stevens, then a Center for Limnology graduate student, pulled a minnow trap out of the water off of the Hasler Lab pier in Lake Mendota. In the glare of his Read More …

Stares on the Stairs: Hasler Lab’s Rotating Art Exhibits

If you’ve ever visited our comfy confines here on the Lakeshore Path, you know that the inside of Hasler Lab is, well, of the white cinder-block school of interior design. But, thanks to Hasler Lab Coordinator, Kelly O’Ferrell, and a Read More …

Trout Lake Research Rewind: Monitoring Macrophytes & Crushing Chlorophyll

by Riley Steinbrenner Week Eleven After spending the first part of their summer working with the Citizen Lake Monitoring program—which recruits lakeside-dwelling citizens to monitor water clarity using a Secchi disk—the Aquatic Invasive Species crew have spent their last few Read More …