Professor Sandra McLellan has been studying South Shore Beach for over a decade. Learn how our work is contributing to this conversation in this article.
UW-Milwaukee Researchers Investigating Cause, Environmental Impacts Of Low Oxygen In Bay Of Green Bay – Listen and Read the story here.
In the Milwaukee Harbor, a 500 foot section of breakwall has been re-designed to support fish. It’s made of huge boulders that fish can hide between. Then it’s covered by a layer of smaller rocks that create habitat for prey…. Read More
PhD candidate Tom Hansen’s technology has been chosen as a display at the Virgin Islands Children’s Museum. Read the full article here.
A recent study from The Brookings Institute, a Washington, D.C.-based research institute, names Milwaukee’s regional water technology industry, championed by The Water Council, as one of the best industry clusters in the nation. Read the full article here.
When you open the door from our first-floor classroom, you can board directly onto a boat on Lake Michigan. It’s not just any boat, either. It’s the only research vessel operating year-round on Lake Michigan, to help students understand the… Read More
The short answer is yes, and it’s affecting our health. Steps you can take as a consumer include decreasing the amount of plastics you use and discard. Read the article here.
Dr. Marcia Silva received the prestigious award “The Water Council Water Warrior of the Year” at the Water Summit. Read the article here.
“Water that spilled from a frac sand mine last month contained high concentrations of heavy metals including arsenic, copper and lead. But experts say early test results indicate that much of the heavy metals settled out of the water soon after… Read More
“Every time I go into a swarm, I say ‘Oh, great, the fish are eating today,’ ” said John Janssen, a professor of freshwater sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Read the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel story here.