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Milwaukee journalist Dan Egan tell the complex story of the one of the world’s most important freshwater ecosystems.

Jane as a child on the shores of Lake Michigan.

There is no Plan B for humanity and our fellow species if we fail to keep our waters alive and clean.

Illustration by Stephanie Steinhauer

Promise (for farmers) and peril (for shrimp) at a new aquaculture outfit in rural Newton. 

The Latino Earth Partnership (LEP) initiative of the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison) Arboretum Earth Partnership program promotes collaborat

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Recently, the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism (WCIJ) began publishing a series titled Failure at the Faucet, examining state water quality and supply issues.

Before I joined the Wisconsin Academy staff last fall, I believed it was rare to witness an individual experiencing an epiphany—a profound moment of insight, or the connection of dots that leads to a new way of looking at a problem.

Marsha McDonald's "1000 Canoes"

Several weeks ago a colleague asked me, “Can a person have an intimate relationship with water?” The question took me by surprise. “Well, of course a person can!” was my reply.

Marsha MacDonald at James Watrous Gallery

Waterways features three Wisconsin artists--Sarah FitzSimons (Madison), Marsha McDonald (Milwaukee), and John Miller (Madison)--whose work investigates the essential nature of water.

Have you ever stood along one of those rivers that flows with such beauty and power that you can’t help but stop and watch?

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