Trout Lake Research Rewind: Mega Buoy & Mini Mammals

by Riley Steinbrenner Week Eight Launching Mega Buoy If you ever walked up to the station’s main lab at any time during the beginning of summer, a giant conglomerate of solar panels, wires, metal framing and heavy-duty floatation devices would Read More …

Off The Reel: Sampling “Trout Tower” with Sydney & Camryn

by Riley Steinbrenner It was 7:50 when I woke up one Friday morning to my phone’s alarm blaring the most obnoxious tone available via iOS. EEE-EEE-EEE. After realizing I indeed wasn’t on a submarine at war in the middle of Read More …

Off The Reel: A “Bog Baptism” with Kaela

by Riley Steinbrenner Her first day on the job, I found my housemate Kaela Amundson—a microbiology undergraduate at UW-Madison—hunched over a blacktop counter in the station’s main lab next to a cranking, electric-mixer-sized machine that sounded like it belonged in Read More …

The Lasting Legacy of “Tug” Juday: 1918-2013

This Monday, March 18th, the Center for Limnology lost a dear friend. Eugene Thurston “Tug” Juday passed away at Grace Lodge in Rhinelander, Wisconsin, which is also the city where he was born. While Tug served in the South Pacific Read More …

Wordless Wednesday – Take 5

Another week, another winner in the Center for Limnology “Wordless Wednesday” photo caption contest! This week’s winner gets the gold for a clever combination of username “Ahab” and the following caption: “I’d rather harpoon a white whale.” As usual, the Read More …