The Center for Limnology has announced that Jim Collins, assistant director of biological sciences at the National Science Foundation and professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at Arizona State University, will give the 2009 Kaeser Scholar Lecture at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 2, in 145 Birge Hall.
The spiny water flea, a small but aggressive aquatic invasive species, has made its way into another of Wisconsin's lakes, University of Wisconsin–Madison researchers reported last week.
University of Wisconsin–Madison limnologist Stephen Carpenter joins the select ranks of the world's most distinguished lake researchers next week, when he will receive the highest international honor in his field.
Two vastly different Wisconsin lake districts - one in a dynamic agricultural and urban setting, the other in a forested and much less developed region of the state - are proving their value as sentinels of regional environmental change, according to a new report.
Rusty crayfish, an invasive species now crawling across the rocky bottoms of lakes and streams throughout the United States and Canada, may not always have a stronghold once they enter these bodies of water.