How do you put a price on the damage caused by an oil spill on the Great Lakes? On September 12, Dr. Richard “Max” Melstrom of Loyola University Chicago will visit the UWM School of Freshwater Sciences to discuss a… Read More
The Center for Water Policy is seeking an environmental economist to add to our team! Check below for more information on how to apply. Assistant Professor of Environmental and Natural Resource Economics Center for Water Policy, School of Freshwater Sciences… Read More
Award-winning author and Policy Fellow Dan Egan is coming to the School of Freshwater Sciences to discuss his book the Death and Life of the Great Lakes. Join us Thursday, May 3 at 4 PM in the SFS Ballroom.
While we know wetlands are valuable, it is difficult to place an accurate value on them. In their paper, Valuing Urban Wetlands: A Review of Non-Market Valuation Studies, Dr. Tracy Boyer (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee) and Dr. Stephen Polasky (University of… Read More
Join Dr. Tracy Boyer as she discusses non-market valuation methods and how they could be applied to recreational and ecosystem uses in the Great Lakes.
Dan Egan’s award-winning book, Death and Life of the Great Lakes, was recently selected as the PBS Newshour-New York Times book club pick. You can read more about our Senior Policy Fellow’s prestigious honor HERE.
Word is getting out about the new leadership here at the Center for Water Policy! Read the official UWM news release to learn more about our new director, Dr. Tracy Boyer, and her vision for the future of the Center.
The Center for Water Policy is pleased to welcome its new director, Dr. Tracy Boyer! An environmental economist, Dr. Boyer was formerly an Associate Professor in Agricultural Economics at Oklahoma State University for 15 years. She holds a doctorate in… Read More
The Center for Water Policy had the opportunity to host best-selling author Seth Siegel, UWM professor Sandra McLellan and WUWM’s environmental reporter Susan Bence for a discussion about critical issues facing freshwater resources in the U.S. and beyond. Click HERE for event… Read More
Center for Water Policy Senior Water Policy Fellow Seth Siegel recently published an op-ed article in the New York Times discussing the unique opportunities, and obstacles, water provides for reconciliation in the Middle East. See the full article HERE.