Celebrating 50 Years of a UW-Madison, Shedd Aquarium Collaboration

On Saturday, April 21st, Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium welcomed 9,256 visitors to its sprawling campus along Lake Michigan’s shoreline. 1225 of the youngest visitors grabbed “passports” to learn more about the migratory fishes on display for …

Field Samples: Trying to Predict Ecosystem Changes Before They Occur

 Field Samples is a weekly Q&A asking researchers what they’ve been up to and what they’ve learned. Today, post-doctoral researcher, Eric Larson, from Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium, talks about better managing our resources by trying to predict ecosystem changes …

CFL at the Shedd: 10,000+ “Migrate” to Aquarium on World Fish Migration Day

When the doors to Chicago’s world-famous Shedd Aquarium opened the Saturday before Memorial Day, Center for Limnology researchers were scrambling to get last-second details in place. Thousands of “fish passports,” a half dozen posters and …