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Wisconsinites generally expect mosquitoes to be "bad" from late spring through the summer, but for the pesky sanguivores to fade away as autumn approaches. However, September 2018 definitely bucked the trend.
School referendums around Wisconsin have been steadily increasing in the 2010s, particularly years when a general election is held.
The latest non-native pest to arrive in Wisconsin is the tiny purple carrot-seed moth, and its impacts are not yet fully known.
Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats. While this six-word phrase is a mouthful, CRISPR genome editing technology has pushed the line between science fiction and reality.
While efforts after August 2018 storms focused on cleaning up and limiting flooding, Madison will need to address its vulnerability to extreme rainfall if it wants to prepare for the future.
Observant visitors to parks and gardens around Wisconsin over the summer might have noticed a surprising creature hovering among the flowers — the hummingbird-like sphinx moth.
People tend to see a river as an immutable part of the landscape. If we look a little deeper, however, we see evidence of rivers responding to changes in land and water uses, even changes in climate.
Chinch bugs aren't much to write home about, but played a key role in Wisconsin history.
In Wisconsin, a desire for quality education and the costs of making such an investment has led to a funding system that can vary significantly by where a school is located.
In the 21st century, nearly a century after its founding in the 1930s, the institution balances Wisconsin's tradition of ecological research with public outreach, citizen-science projects and hosting visitors.