February 22, 2016
I have lived most of my life on the reservation of the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa located on the south shore of Lake Superior.
January 26, 2016
Water was threatening to spill over the top of my hip boots. In early May, the opening of trout fishing season, the water of the Wolf River was cold.
January 11, 2016
If climate change was the star of the recently concluded Paris Climate Conference (COP21), ecology played a key supporting role.
December 15, 2015
Recently, the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism (WCIJ) began publishing a series titled Failure at the Faucet, examining state water quality and supply issues.
November 16, 2015
“People think that stories are shaped by people; it fact, it’s the other way around.”
—Terry Pratchett, from his novel Witches Abroad
October 27, 2015
Happy 100th birthday to a founding father of USGS hydrology.
October 13, 2015
Aquatic invasive species (AIS), invaders, exotics—these are the aliens that live among us. For as long as humans have roamed the earth, we have brought other species with us on our travels, both...
September 29, 2015
Our culture is obsessed with productivity. How many times have you answered the question “How have you been?” with “Really busy, and you?” And so, we invent tools to help us get things done.
September 15, 2015
What if there were a way to reduce toxic chemicals in our Great Lakes and inland waters, while reducing greenhouse gasses, and improving air quality? I think there is a way, and I’ve been working...
September 3, 2015
Why aren’t we making more progress on improving water quality in our lakes and rivers, despite decades of effort? One solution we often hear is the need for more science.
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