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Bolstering Isle Royale Wolf Population Brings Questions About Ecological Balance
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The Purple Carrot-Seed Moth Lands In Wisconsin
Oct. 12, 2018 | 2:40 p.m.
The latest non-native pest to arrive in Wisconsin is the tiny purple carrot-seed moth, and its impacts are not yet fully known.
Series: The Yahara Watershed
Series: Extreme Precipitation And Wisconsin's Climate
What Could Happen The Next Time Madison Gets Hit By Extreme Rainfall
Oct. 2, 2018 | 3 p.m.
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.
The Deceptive Sphinx Moth's Big Summer In Wisconsin
Sept. 25, 2018 | 11 a.m.
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.
When The Wisconsin River Flowed East
Eric C. Carson
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
Sept. 12, 2018 | 11 a.m.
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.
How A Tiny Insect Set The Stage For Wisconsin Dairy
Sept. 6, 2018 | 8:10 a.m.
Chinch bugs aren't much to write home about, but played a key role in Wisconsin history.
Series: Challenges To Wisconsin's Rural Schools
Wisconsin's Rural Schools Are Getting Squeezed By Student Loss
UW Applied Population Lab
Aug. 16, 2018 | 2 p.m.
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.
A Living Legacy Of Research At The UW Arboretum
Aug. 13, 2018 | 12:20 p.m.
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.
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