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"Tracing Connections Between Water and Climate," features Gary Besaw (Former Tribal Chair, Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin) and Bill Davis (Senior Legal Analyst, River Alliance of Wisconsin) discussing the integral role that "systems thinking"

The final of three online breakfast presentations featured Kirsten Shead and Brenda Coley, Co-Executive Directors of Milwaukee Water Commons.

Daphnia, or water fleas, such as this are found in lakes and ponds across the world. Because of their pivotal position in food webs, daphnia are widely utilized as an indicator species to assess the response of ecosystems to environmental change.

Fresh water scientist Rebecca Klaper studies the impact of indescribably small nanoparticles on our Great Lakes.

We all live in a floodplain. Some of us just have more apparent risks than others, but we’re all vulnerable.

John D. Lyons and his son, Eric, seining a Mississippi River backwater near Cassville for Asian carp in 2007.

It never occurred to me to ask why we have laws to protect rare fishes—or rare species of any animal or plant—in Wisconsin if that species is common elsewhere.

The future is all about water. And here in Wisconsin, we’ve got it. The problem is: The rest of the world wants it.

Dr. J. Val Klump in exploring what is happening in the Great Lakes today and what the future holds for them and for us.

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For Future Possible: Imagining Madison, we invited a group of artists, architects, and designers who know and love the city to envision it 75 years from now.  

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.

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