Introducing “Science on Tap”

The University of Wisconsin’s Trout Lake Station and Kemp Natural Resources Station are announcing a new monthly event called “Science on Tap” at the Minocqua Brewing Company. For several decades, both research stations have studied …

Limno in the Lab – Scientists Sorting Snails

Field season is, of course, where the best photo ops and a lot of the fun of being a research scientist happens. If you’re a loyal reader of this blog, you’ll remember a handful of …

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 …

“Water @ UW-Madison” Website Serves as Reservoir for University’s Water Research

MADISON – Water covers 70% of the earth’s surface, makes up the majority of our bodies, and its use, quality, and availability are some of the most critical issues facing our world today. Water is …

Ecosystems on the Brink – CFL in Scientific American

The October 2012 issue of Scientific American is out and it features a nice article on ecosystem regime shifts, CFL experimental workhorses Peter and Paul Lakes, and our director, Steve Carpenter. Ecosystems on the Brink …

Fishing in the Dark

A few weeks ago, a team of students and staff headed out on Lake Mendota well after sundown. The group was taking a yearly census of fish populations in Lake Mendota, one of several Wisconsin …