While water clarity in most Wisconsin lakes has not changed in 20 years, researchers say the fact that more lakes are getting worse signals there is work to be done.
The virus has been identified in association with a die-off of largemouth bass in Pine Lake in Wisconsin’s Forest County.
According to UW researchers, a single non-native species in a single inland lake has racked up $80 million to $163 million in damage.
When a 7.0 magnitude earthquake rocked Haiti in January 2010, former Marine and 2005 UW–Madison graduate Jacob Wood, along with fellow veteran William McNulty, assembled a rapid-response team to provide aid. Their success gave rise to Team Rubicon, an organization of volunteer veterans armed with a new mission: providing swift and effective disaster relief.