Monthly Archives: April 2012

CFL’s Susan Knight Wins UW “Excellence Award”

Last Thursday, UW Chancellor David Ward hosted a reception for the winners of the 2012 Academic Staff Excellence Awards. Susan Knight, Trout Lake Station’s interim director and outreach specialist, was one of the eight award winners invited. Susan won the … Continue reading

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Smallmouth Bass: One Hazard of Fieldwork in Wisconsin Lakes

Center for Limnology grad student, Gretchen Hansen, took this video from a past summer’s field season up in Vilas County. While we’ll honor the tradition of fishermen not sharing their favorite spots, it’s safe to say smallmouth bass are doing … Continue reading

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Madison Lakes Have an Early “Spring Cleaning”

If you head down to the shore of Lake Mendota today, you’ll notice you can see right down to the bottom. In fact, the current Secchi reading is seven meters, meaning you can get a clear view of Lake Mendota’s … Continue reading

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Freshwater Futures – LTER Short Film Series

Check out this new trailer for a series of short films chronicling the research being done as part of the National Science Foundation’s Long-Term Ecological Research program (LTER). You may recognize some shots of Center for Limnology equipment, as we … Continue reading

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We Have Liftoff on the Crystal Mixing Project

Over the last three years a group of CFL students, professors and staff have worked on an experiment near Trout Lake Station that, they hope, will eradicate rainbow smelt and restore populations of native fish, like yellow perch, bluegill and … Continue reading

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