by Cassie Gauthier – When many people think of a scientist, they think of someone in a white lab coat spending every second of their day trying to discover the next big breakthrough and that …July 1, 2020
by Cassie Gauthier – If you were to walk around Trout Lake Station on the first week of June most summers, you would find 40 or so people arriving on station for a summer of …June 24, 2020
Happy hot and humid Friday! It’s time again for Water We Talking About – when kids send us freshwater-related questions and we track down real-life scientists to answer them. This week, we had to put …June 19, 2020
It turns out that not even a global pandemic can stop summer from coming. And that means we get to welcome an undergraduate student to our ranks as our summer science communication intern. While Cassie …June 17, 2020
by Mary Magnuson, University Communications Invasive Eurasian water milfoil is flourishing in Wisconsin’s lakes, sometimes outcompeting native plants and creating floating mats that cause problems for people, boats and property values. But new research shows …June 15, 2020
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