Guest Post: Why Lake Mendota is Both First (and Fourth) in the Yahara Chain of Lakes

Holding History, a UW-Madison-based project, helps students explore how cultural knowledge is made and preserved and share what they learn with broader audiences. Their series, Water Lines, is produced by 2019 Trout Lake Station summer …

Forget “Needle in a Haystack.” Try Finding an Invasive Species in a Lake

When the tiny and invasive spiny water flea began appearing in University of Wisconsin–Madison researchers’ nets in 2009, scientists began to wonder how Lake Mendota, one of the most-studied lakes in the world, went from …