Tag Lake mendota
Earlier algae blooms, lingering toxins: Invasive species cause big changes to a lake’s microbial community
Two invasive species are having an outsized impact on toxic algae blooms according to a recent study from UW–Madison, which shows that algal toxins stay in water longer thanks to the combined effects of invasive species on Lake Mendota's microbial community.
Several mallards celebrated the first official day of spring on March 20 by taking a swim on the rapidly expanding patches of open water on Lake Mendota.
With the COVID-19 crisis roiling life on campus and all over the world, it's reassuring to see that spring arrived on Thursday, March 19. This year's spring equinox arrived early, and it was welcome.
A UW–Madison fraternity member, a campus employee, and an alumnus of the university are being credited with saving a 24-year-old man from drowning in Lake Mendota.
The nearly completed Tong Family Marina makes it easier to access the lake, improves the lakefront and also has a positive effect on the lake's eco-system.
Extreme temperatures have been predicted in Madison for the next couple of days and we all know what that means. Desperately…
Data visualizations generated by a Reddit competition reveal a concerning trend that’s been known to scientists at UW–Madison and elsewhere for decades: ice is disappearing on Lake Mendota.
Rising waters from Lake Mendota area are affecting some parts of the UW–Madison campus, including the Hasler limnology building and Picnic Point.
A new donation will help fund a project to improve the marina and lakefront promenade near the Memorial Union. Improvements include new piers, better storage and a new greenspace on shore.
Whether you’re looking to cool off in the heat or get some exercise outdoors, here is a list of eight ways to enjoy Lake Mendota and Lake Monona this summer.