A fountain and green space at the Greenfield Avenue and First Street intersection will beautify the neighborhood while cleaning the environment.
Sandra McLellan’s lab at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s School of Freshwater Sciences has received a $1.5 million grant to help fund a better assessment tool for water pollution that affects rivers and beaches in urban areas. Currently, pollution in urban waterways is assessed by measuring the levels of E. coli and fecal coliform bacteria in […]
Steven DeVilbiss landed a job in water quality monitoring for the state of Virginia before he even left UWM.
Microbiologist Sandra McLellan is reshaping Milwaukee’s relationship with water by making the city’s beaches popular again and cleaning up the local water supply.
The 1-year-old aquaculture certificate program at UWM’s School of Freshwater Sciences trains graduate and undergraduate students in urban fish farming.
For 20 years, David Petering’s goal has been to help high school students understand science and technology – and have them ready for college research labs.
A UWM scientist can determine the age of drinking water in distribution pipes by measuring “leftovers” from 1950s atomic weapons testing. The method could help improve water quality at the tap.
Research done by Conservation and Environmental Science students shows UWM’s green roofs provide important habitat for bees.
Fish-eating animals at the Milwaukee County Zoo now get an occasional treat, compliments of researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. The animals can hunt in their enclosures for live fish raised as part of aquaculture research at the School of Freshwater Sciences.
Mark D. Schwartz, a distinguished professor of geography, developed the spring indices, which measure relationships between temperature and plant growth.