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
The Antarctic toothfish (Dissostichus mawsoni) is a large, nearly six-foot long resident of Earth’s very southernmost waters. It’s range begins at the 60th parallel, which is basically the beginning of the Southern Ocean which means, …February 10, 2021
With folks in the Midwest staring down a long span of below frigid weather, icy and snow-covered surfaces are becoming the norm. While we totally understand the desire to reach for a big bag of …February 8, 2021
This year marks the second season for our ambitious winter limnology experiment up in Vilas County. In case you missed our initial post about why in the world someone would spend all winter plowing a …February 5, 2021
The folks at Water@UW, in collaboration with Humanities Exchange Fellow Julia Buskirk, are announcing a unique new grant aimed at introducing UW undergraduate art students to UW System scientists for a series of art-science partnerships. …February 3, 2021
- Older Posts
To receive e-mail alerts when new posts are published, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject heading: ‘Subscribe to CFL Blog’.
From harmful algal bloom to invasive species to shrinking winter ice cover, Wisconsin's lakes (and our relationship with them) is changing. Learn Your Lakes has the science and stories behind those changes.
“The lake is the one true microcosm, for nowhere else is the life of the great world, in all of its intricacies, so clearly disclosed to us as in the tiny model offered by the inland lake.” – E. A. Birge