The CFL is recruiting for two positions: Assistant Director, and Trout Lake Station Coordinator and Outreach Specialist.

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Limnology: the scientific study of inland waters

Providing local, national, and international leadership and maintaining excellence in the fields of limnology, aquatic ecology, and ecosystem science from the Hasler Laboratory of Limnology and Trout Lake Station

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May 17-21: International Association for Great Lakes Research Annual Conference
The Great Lakes St. Lawrence Regional Body and Compact Council will present a session on water quantity in the Great Lakes Basin. To participate visit this link and select #23.   Info: Details

May 20: Water Is Life: Reflections from an Environmental and Cultural Emergency
Time: 12:00-1:30 CT.  Panel: Erin Genia, Sisseton-Wahpetin Oyate / Odawa multidisciplinary artist, educator and community organizer. Emma Robbins is a Diné artist, activist and community organizer who serves as the Executive Director of the Navajo Water Project. Joe Schipani, Executive Director of the Flint Public Art Project.  Info: Details

Wednesdays, 12:05pm-12:55 (CT): Zoology 911 Weekly SeminarWill resume in the fall.

Thursdays, 3:30pm (CT): virtual Biology Colloquium series; Dept of Botany and Dept of Integrative Biology. Will resume in the fall.

Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Colloquium Webinar SeriesWill resume in the fall.

Science on Tap Minocqua past event videos available. Will resume in the fall.

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We don’t need to tell you that freshwater is Earth’s most vital resource. Or that freshwater ecosystems are among the most threatened due to climate change, declining fisheries, invasive species, pollution and more. Or that the Center for Limnology is a global leader in helping document and understand changes to our environment and find solutions to these important problems.

But maybe you didn’t know how important you are in our endeavors.

Your support helps us conduct crucially important science, inspires training for the next generation of freshwater leaders and helps us work with the general public, elected officials, and resource managers to innovate solutions. Gifts from people like you also allows us to advance our mission of embracing the Wisconsin Idea and sharing what we learn to audiences near and far.

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