Newton Creek under the microscope

Lorena Rios-Mendoza with the University of Wisconsin-Superior has found 15 toxic chemicals so far in Newton Creek in Superior.

Spring Thaw Throwdown: On to the championship round!

It’s time to decide who will win it all in the Spring Thaw Throwdown, earning the dubious title of Least Wanted AIS in Wisconsin! Will be it zebra and quagga mussels, or silver and bighead carp?

Talking dirt at River Talks

Jane Anklam with University of Wisconsin-Extension and Doug Soldat with the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Soil Science presented the April River Talk at the Lake Superior Estuarium. Their talk, “Is this dirt clean?” touched on a variety of topics, from composting, to jumping worms, to lead contamination. Although there are 700 types of soil Read more about Talking dirt at River Talks[…]

Spring Thaw Throwdown: Round 2 results

We’ve moved on to the Final Four in the Spring Thaw Throwdown! This time around, cast your votes via Facebook and Twitter polls to see who moves ahead in competition.

Spring Thaw Throwdown: Round 2

Tim Campbell weighs in with results and analysis from Round 2 of the Spring Thaw Throwdown, our tournament to see who is Wisconsin’s Least Wanted Aquatic Invasive Species!