‘Epic’ Summer Road Trip Reveals the Big Impact Small Streams Have on Great Lakes

MADISON – In the summer of 2018, Rob Mooney, a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Center for Limnology, set out on an epic road trip around Lake Michigan. Mooney was no stranger to …

Trout Lake Station Announces “Virtual Open House” – An Interactive Scavenger Hunt on Vilas County Lakes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Boulder Junction, Wis. – The word “canceled” is far too common these days in Wisconsin’s Northwoods. Thanks to the current global coronavirus pandemic, events like Cranberry Fest, classic car shows and music …

CFL Scientist Helped Discover ‘Star of the Sea’ – one of 2019’s ‘Top Ten’ New Species

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Along the coastline of Belize and other Caribbean nations nearly every night, a spectacular light show takes place just beneath the waves. Millions upon millions of tiny crustaceans called ostracods (or, to …

WPR’s Larry Meiller Reflects on 51 Years On Air at Science on Tap-Minocqua

by Sydney Widell  When talk show host Larry Meiller ventures up to the Northwoods, it’s usually to camp or fish. But on Wednesday, June 6th, the legend of Wisconsin airwaves spent the evening with Science …