Category Archives: Trout Lake Station

Our Cup Spilleth Over: Science on Tap Keeps Getting Better

When we arrived at the Minocqua Brewing Company that cold and snowy February night back in 2013, we weren’t sure what to expect from our first-ever science cafe event. “Science on Tap-Minocqua,” the brainchild of Trout Lake Station director, Tim … Continue reading

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Winter Writing Retreat Spurs Productivity and Pizza-Making

by Nora Casson What makes a group of limnologists head into the woods in the dead of winter? In the case of the students and post-docs in Emily Stanley’s lab, it was a need to embrace cabin fever, shut ourselves … Continue reading

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Undergrads! Apply Now for Summer Jobs (& Fun) in Northern Wisconsin

Okay, so the polar vortex is paying us a visit for the third time this winter and the ice on Lake Mendota is more than 2 feet thick, but that doesn’t mean we can’t start thinking about summer! It’s time … Continue reading

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Ice is Nice: Three Perks to the Polar Vortex

We get it. It is cold. Face (and mind) numbingly cold. But that’s not an “all bad” thing. There’s a lot to like about a real winter. And it begins with ice. Here are three things to celebrate during the … Continue reading

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Video Review – 2013: Snail Crushing, Invasive IDing and Musky Jamming

In these last hours of 2013, we’re featuring some of our favorite (and most popular) CFL videos from the past year. To see all of our offerings, head to our YouTube channel. Crushing Snail Shells… for Science Grad students Sam … Continue reading

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WORLD PREMIERE! Phantom Midge Music Video

This holiday season (and Fish Fry Day!), we’re giving you a not-quite-Christmas carol courtesy of the Center for Limnology’s house band – Phantom Midge. It’s a song about big fish and the folks who chase them (with apologies to Daft … Continue reading

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Video: Going Global with Freshwater Science

“Okay, now we’re going to do a little role playing,” the moderator announced to the room. “We need a customer and a shopkeeper, would anyone like to read a script?” After a little coercion, two reluctant thespians assumed their roles … Continue reading

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Monitoring, Educating and Slowing the Spread of Invasives

Carol Warden, our aquatic invasive species specialist up at Trout Lake Station sent in this note about her work “up north” this summer. With summer well underway, aquatic invasive species (AIS) are once again a hot topic in the Northwoods. … Continue reading

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A Final Farewell to the Northwoods

by Aisha Liebenow Once I heard that I was going to be working for the CFL up north this summer, all I kept hearing about Trout Lake Station was what a great place it is to live and work. Now … Continue reading

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Notes from the Northwoods: The Trout Lake Experience

by Aisha Liebenow This last week was one heck of a week for Trout Lake Station. On Monday, we had our curtain removal at Little Rock Lake, reuniting the two halves of the lake and ending thirty-years’ worth of ground-breaking … Continue reading

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