Attention Undergrads! The Center for Limnology is currently hiring for our summer fieldwork season. Spend your summer up in Wisconsin’s beautiful Northwoods where you’ll spend your days with other freshwater-focused undergrads as you get hands-on …March 30, 2021
Like most people who choose to live in Wisconsin’s Northwoods, water holds a sacred place in Mary Burns’ life. The Manitowish River runs by the cabin her grandparents once owned – the place she now …March 17, 2021
A new study in the journal Hydrology and Earth System Sciences is linking climate change to yet another environmental impact – longer lasting “dead zones” In lakes. According to the study, warm summer weather is …March 15, 2021
Last week, the freshwater science community lost a a true giant in our field. David Schindler was a trailblazing scientist and an early enthusiast for whole-lake experiments in the 1970s and 80s that brought issues …March 8, 2021
When an invasive species overruns an ecosystem, it is often assumed that the organism recently arrived at its new home and rapidly took over. But a report published in the journal, BioScience, says that many …February 17, 2021
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