Is Lake Monona A Sign That Lake Mendota’s Clear Water Phase Is On Its Way?

Earlier this week, Center for Limnology director, Jake Vander Zanden, noted a startling difference in Madison’s two largest lakes, Mendota and Monona. The waters of Lake Monona, near where he lives, were crystal clear, while …

‘Free-range scientist’ Steve Carpenter remains inspired, inspiring — even in retirement

(This article was originally published on news.wisc.edu) It’s been nearly six months since Steve Carpenter officially stepped down as director of the UW–Madison Center for Limnology. Yet, despite updating his resume with the title “free-range …