Despite Changes in Climate, Land Use and Management Practices, Lakes Stay Surprisingly Static

Over the last few decades, change has defined our environment in the United States. Agriculture intensified. Urban areas sprawled. The climate warmed. Intense rainstorms became more common. But, says a new study, while those kinds …

Field Samples: How Humans Are Changing What’s in Our Water

Field Samples is a Q&A with presenters at our weekly Wednesday seminar. Today CFL grad student, Samantha Oliver, will talk about how humans changes to the landscape have drastically altered nutrient flows into lakes.  Who …

Watch This! Madison East Student Documentary on the Yahara Lakes

It’s spring break in Madison and, while we’re not exactly out swimming or boating just yet, that doesn’t mean we can’t take a moment to love our lakes. Enjoy this video from Madison East High School …

Video Review – 2013: Snail Crushing, Invasive IDing and Musky Jamming

In these last hours of 2013, we’re featuring some of our favorite (and most popular) CFL videos from the past year. To see all of our offerings, head to our YouTube channel. Crushing Snail Shells… …

Video: Crushing Snail Shells…for Science

Some Center for Limnology grad students recently returned from Georgia’s Sapelo Island. It’s part of the UW-Madison class, “Zoology 750: Problems in Oceanography.” All students have to create individual experiments for the trip. But only …