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Operating an LCD screen manufacturing plant in Wisconsin would raise a number of environmental question marks.More
It's not always easy to anticipate a drastic change in an ecosystem.More
As gardeners around Wisconsin eagerly anticipate the tomato harvest, the state's first confirmed report of late blight in 2017 is bringing disappointment to some growers in Waukesha County.More
As Taiwanese electronics giant Foxconn touts its plans to build an LCD factory in southeastern Wisconsin, one open question is what demand that operation will place on Lake Michigan.More
Martens are North America's most frequently translocated carnivore, with projects in 16 states and six provinces from the 1800s until the present. They were wiped out in most of the Great Lakes region after European colonization and later reestablished in some states.More
Someone is looking to buy a lot of land in Racine County and is willing to pay well over market value for it.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 creature primarily responsible for infecting people with the bacteria that causes Lyme disease is the black-legged tick, often called the deer tick. When it comes to the tick's life cycle, though, deer aren't the most important animals it encounters in Wisconsin.More
An avian blizzard in central Wisconsin in 1871 made for a spectacle the likes of which would never be seen again.More
Scientists anticipate that shifts in the global climate will affect the Wisconsin's waters, wildlife and more in profound and perhaps unexpected ways.More