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Local governments across Wisconsin face an open question of how they'll pay for ongoing lead pipe replacement efforts.More
The blueberry maggot fly was first detected in Wisconsin during the summer of 2016, and the species is now considered established in the state. It is expected to have a significant effect on the blueberry industry in Wisconsin.More
The fact that Wisconsin's beaches are usable for only a few months out of the year only increases the urgency of enjoying them — and thoughtfully maintaining their condition.More
The signs are hard to miss, from semi-trucks on the highway hauling amusement rides to the smell of cream puffs in the air. Yes, it's fair season in Wisconsin.More
The Japanese beetle population in Wisconsin typically peaks in mid-summer. This invasive insect is a defoliating species that devours multiple landscape and garden plantsMore
Water is a high profile issue in just about any community in Wisconsin. It's likewise a growing challenge across the United States and around the world.More
Wisconsin's municipal drinking-water systems have tens of thousands of lead pipes in communities around the state, and there is growing pressure to get rid of them.More
Between January and June 2017, more than 20 inches of rain fell in Wisconsin, enough to make the first-half of the year the second wettest on record.More
Constructing, remodeling and demolishing buildings have significant environmental impacts: natural resources are used to build them and large amounts of waste are sent to landfills when they come down.More
Beyond the short-term economic ups and downs that come with any activity tied to the energy industry, what happens over the long run at the sites where frac sand is mined?More