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Caption: As part of an effort to preserve the future health of Wisconsin's lakes, rivers and streams, researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison ranked watershed units around the state. Watersheds with the highest rankings--corresponding to the darkest regions on the map--represent areas that are more likely to respond to ecological restoration measures.
Map by: Wisconsin Buffer Initiative
Date: 2006
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