Trout Lake Research Rewind: Fyke Nets & Native Mussels

by Riley Steinbrenner Week Seven This summer, CFL graduate students Martin Perales and Holly Embke are busy catching fish on their two study lakes–Sandy Beach Lake and McDermott Lake in Iron County–using a lot of different methods. One of these Read More …

Stuck Between a Hand Drill and a Hard Place

by Riley Steinbrenner It’s hard to believe it’s already been almost two weeks since I arrived at Trout Lake Station! After battling the big waves of Johnson Lake with Susan and Adam, I realized I never formally introduced myself. So… Read More …

Summer Intern Reflects on the Trout Lake Experience

We had the pleasure this summer to welcome Anna Krieg to a summer spent living, working and playing in Wisconsin’s Northwoods. To say the lake-studded landscape was new to the Arizona resident would be an understatement. We think we made Read More …

Notes from the Northwoods: Heavy Lifting on Sparkling Lake

by AnnaKay Kruger “Well, that was an adventure!” says Aaron O’Connell, a UW-Plateville undergraduate, looking down at his bare feet as he steps gingerly across the gravel driveway. In one hand he carries his sodden shoes, and like me, he Read More …

The Air/Water Connection: Lakes Crucial to Songbird Survival

by Meredith Smalley TROUT LAKE STATION — While most projects at the University of Wisconsin’s Trout Lake Station put their boats into lakes to perform research, one project team heads into the forests surrounding lakes for their data collection. Paul Read More …

Monitoring, Educating and Slowing the Spread of Invasives

Carol Warden, our aquatic invasive species specialist up at Trout Lake Station sent in this note about her work “up north” this summer. With summer well underway, aquatic invasive species (AIS) are once again a hot topic in the Northwoods. Read More …

Notes from the Northwoods: The Trout Lake Experience

by Aisha Liebenow This last week was one heck of a week for Trout Lake Station. On Monday, we had our curtain removal at Little Rock Lake, reuniting the two halves of the lake and ending thirty-years’ worth of ground-breaking Read More …