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!

Spring Thaw Throwdown: Round 1 results

Your commentator Tim Campbell weighs in with results and analysis from Round 1 of the Spring Thaw Throwdown, our tournament to see who is Wisconsin’s Least Wanted Aquatic Invasive Species!

Spring Thaw Throwdown: Fish bracket

We’ve got small “small yet mighty” competitors like the round goby in the fish bracket, as well as the icky, vampire-like sea lamprey. Get to know the field in this bracket!

Spring Thaw Throwdown: Macroinvertebrates bracket

From zebra and quagga mussels to spiny waterfleas, who will take home the dubious distinction of “Least Wanted Aquatic Invasive Species” in this bracket? You get to decide when you cast your vote in the Spring Thaw Throwdown!