Carving Ice and Catching Smelt: Winter Sampling on Crystal Lake

Last summer, scientists at the CFL launched an ambitious attempt to eradicate invasive rainbow smelt from Crystal Lake in northern Wisconsin. Last weekend, Zach Lawson and Page Mieritz went up north to sample for smelt …

Making Waves, Freshwater Fish and Other Adventures in Outreach

  Sometimes it feels like limnology is an Internet afterthought and this blog is the lone oasis of freshwater science in a cyber wasteland. But then a few links surface from the deep and I …

LTEArts Goes to Washington: Exploring the Beauty of Science on Wisconsin Lakes

In 2011, researchers at the Center for Limnology’s Northern Temperate Lakes Long Term Ecological Research project teamed up with artists in Wisconsin’s Northwoods to explore a new way of communicating science. They all asked the …

Study Documents Round Goby’s Rapid Invasion of Wisconsin Streams

In 1990, a small stowaway was dumped from the ballast tank of an ocean-going freighter into the waters of the St. Clair River, joining more than 180 other non-native species in the Great Lakes. Two …

2012 In Review – Electrofishing, Pike-Hunting and The Return of Phantom Midge

2012 was a great year to be a limnologist. Center for Limnology researchers got out in the field to conduct interesting experiments in beautiful settings, papers published by both faculty and students received all sorts …