The Freshwater Future Is Here
Come aboard and join us as we shape a new freshwater future regionally and globally right here in Milwaukee.
Take a closer look at our new, state-of-art facility, research vessels, ROVs and drones. Learn how our genomics research is leading to advancements in the detection and tracking of pathogens and other improvements in ecosystem health. Discover how outstanding science leads to good water policy. Dive in and see how we earned a reputation for freshwater.
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Recent News and Research
Borrowing cutting-edge tools from the medical industry, we’re mapping the genomes of entire freshwater ecosystems.
With innovative fish-farming technologies, we’re at the forefront of a new, viable aquaculture industry in urban areas.
We’re developing socially equitable and economically sound policies that protect and restore freshwater resources.