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

Future Possible logo slide

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.

Illustration by Stephanie Steinhauer

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

How are we crafting policy to address today’s water challenges and what roles do scientific research and knowledge play in informing these policies?

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.

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