Madison wouldn’t be Madison without its five nearby lakes that offer an abundance of choices — from quiet locations for contemplation to vast playgrounds during…
Photo: Jeff Miller An underwater robot is lowered by crane into an opening cut in the ice covering…
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.
UW-Madison engineer Katherine McMahon is integrating her expertise in wastewater engineering and in biological systems to study the bacterial community in different eutrophied lakes — two in Madison and one in China — to learn more about how those bacteria affect phosphorus cycling in the lakes.
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.
It was easy to blame last spring's flooding in Dane County on record-setting rains. But people are as much at fault as the weather, says Ken Potter, civil and environmental engineering professor.