Learn Your Lakes

  • Monitoring Manoomin with the Wild Rice Crew

    by Audrey Hoey-Kummerow – During the two-day celebration of Trout Lake Station’s 100-year anniversary, Sagen Quale, an Agroecology master’s student at UW-Madison, gave a talk about her research on manoomin, which is the Ojibwe word …

  • On Our Dock: High-Water Happenings at Hasler Lab

    From broken boards to algal blooms, this summer’s climate has brought new adventures for Hasler Lab’s beloved boat slip. Our summer scicomm intern has the report! by Madelyn Anderson – The dock at Hasler Lab …

  • Meet Madelyn: Hasler Lab’s Summer Science Communication Intern

    by Madelyn Anderson – “Water child.” That’s what my parents called me growing up in the land of 10,000 lakes, where they often found me exploring our local creeks, rivers, and waterfalls. The actual name …

  • Top 5 Reasons to Give to the Center for Limnology on Day of the Badger

    Happy Day of the Badger! UW-Madison is spending 1848 minutes commemorating the date it was founded and there has never been a better time to support the Center for Limnology. Here’s why you should click …

  • A person stands in front of a large pile of road salt in a Wisconsin Department of Transportation shed.

    Salting The Seasons

    The following is an excerpt from an excellent article on Madison-based science writer, Erik Ness’ website ‘The Lemonadist.’ The full article is available here.  3/12/24 – by Erik Ness “I think about Ice Nine on …

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