You’re Not Seeing Mayflies Around Town – Those Are Midges

As I jumped on my bike and left the Lowell Elementary playground after dropping my kids off yesterday morning, I overheard a conversation between two parents that I hear pretty consistently this time of year. It went something like this: Read More …

1st Ever Science on Tap-Madison! Can We Have Clean Lakes & Ice Cream, Too?

Join us Monday, March 20th for an early celebration of World Water Day at Madison brewery, Ale Asylum. There will be no lecture, no PowerPoint, just a conversation with UW-Madison researchers about water quality and policy in Wisconsin and an Read More …

What We Lose If We Lose Wisconsin Natural Resources Magazine

Wisconsin governor, Scott Walker, recently unveiled a budget plan that would put an end to Wisconsin Natural Resources Magazine. The publication has existed for nearly 100 years in one form or another and serves to inform Wisconsin residents, hunters, anglers Read More …

This CFL Secchi Pint Glass is What You Want for Christmas

We don’t know about you, but these last few days before Christmas are the prime time to scramble for last-second gifts. So, really, let us just say “You’re Welcome” for lifting that stress off your shoulders with what we’re about Read More …

Science on Tap-Minocqua to Discuss the Benefits and Risks of GMOs

One of the hottest topics surrounding the food we eat these days is what to think about GMOs. Some groups claim they create “Frankenfoods,” while others say they’re our best bet for feeding the world. Science on Tap-Minocqua, the popular Read More …

This Thanksgiving Put More Science in Your Diet with Science on Tap “Shorts”

We here at the Center for Limnology want to wish all of our readers safe travels as they head toward the tables of friends and family this week. But we also want to make sure you’ve got a balanced diet. Read More …