Guest Post: Building a Better Water Quality Measurement Platform

by Meghan Chua With a background in engineering and environmental science, alumnus Paul Schramm had the perfect mix of skills to work on a water quality measurement project that brought new possibilities into the field …

Big River Keeps on Rollin’ – Study Finds Little Nitrate Retention in the Upper Mississippi

A new study says that, despite dozens of locks and dams and backwater habitats that slow it’s flow, the Upper Mississippi River isn’t good at retaining the nitrates that run into its waters from intensively …

Storing Carbon and Slowing Floods in Your Own Backyard

(FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE) MADISON – For many ecologists, fieldwork involves majestic mountains or rushing rivers or large tracts of wilderness. At the very least, it means exploring natural areas that aren’t defined by human development. …

Guest Post: Rural Communities in Thailand Conserve Vulnerable Fishes

CFL graduate student, Aaron Koning, spends a lot of time in Thailand, where he is studying fish conservation zones in rural communities to see if these efforts help protect fish biodiversity at a larger scale. …