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Recent sightings: Sewing seeds

July 19, 2011

Undergraduate Jenna Mertz, an intern with the Lakeshore Nature Preserve, uses a hand spreader to disperse a mixture of grass and wildflower seeds…

Recent sightings: Whoooo goes there?

March 19, 2010

A baby great horned owl perches in a tree in the Lakeshore Nature Preserve near Goodnight Hall on March 18, 2010. Great horned…

Recent sightings: Swan Lake

December 15, 2008

Hundreds of tundra swans stop for a winter rest on an ice sheet that is beginning to freeze and cover Lake Mendota near the…

Recent sightings: Algae on Lake Mendota

June 24, 2008

Following approximately 15 inches of rainfall during the first two weeks of June, algae collects on the surface water…

Lakeshore preserve Web site wins ‘Best of 2007’ award

June 1, 2007

The interactive Web site for the University of Wisconsin–Madison Lakeshore Nature Preserve has garnered another national award.