Trout Lake Station

A field station of the

Center for Limnology at the

University of Wisconsin

The Trout Lake Station is a year-round field station operated by the Center for Limnology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.Located in the Northern Highland Lake District in northern Wisconsin, the station provides access to a wide variety of aquatic ecosystems and their surrounding landscapes.More than 2500 lakes are within 50km of the station.


Upcoming Events

Open House August 1st 2014   1 pm to 5 pm

Summer Seminar Schedule

  • June 4 Research Sampler
  • June 11
  • June 18 Alex Linz Microbial Observatory
  • June 25
  • July 2
  • July 9
  • July 16
  • July 23 Brian Connelly Ticks
  • July 30 Juday/Lane Fellows summer research
  • August 5 REU/Undergrad research
  • August 6 REU/Undergrad research

Trout Lake in the news and on the Web

Notes from the Northwoods: Blog by Trout Lake undergraduate Aisha Liebenow

30 Years of Research Winds Down in Little Rock Lake – Wisconsin Public Radio - Listen here

Small Lakes, Big Picture – WXPR - Listen Here

CFL Blog

How to Mix a Lake - WXPR - Listen Here

Good Bye Little Rock Lake Curtain-WXPR - Listen Here

General Contact Information:

UW Trout Lake Station
3110 Trout Lake Station Drive
Boulder Junction, WI 54512
Phone: 715-356-9494
Fax: 715-356-6866


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