UWM's School of Freshwater Sciences Celebrates Its...09/12/14
The school has evolved since its inception in 1966. Today it is positioning itself as a crucial part of Milwaukee's global water center.
Gardening Tips For Fall in Wisconsin
The weather has made a statement - summer is behind us.
US Forest Service Connects With Milwaukee Youth
Students and most colleges and universities around the state are back in class at this point. For a group of students that spent the summer in...
Urban Ecology Center Study: The Value of Connecting Kids to the Natural...
Most kids are back in school by now; that means their outdoor play time is dramatically reduced. That assumes, of course, that children actually spend...
Views Collide on Future of Estabrook Dam
People packed the Nicolet High School cafeteria Wednesday evening to consider three Estabrook Dam alternative plans - repair, remove or a hybrid.
Milwaukee Common Council Takes Up We Energies' Proposed Solar Fee
The utility wants to add a surcharge for people who use solar. Alderman Tony Zielinski introduced a resolution to oppose the move Wednesday.
UW-Milwaukee Experiments with "Greener" Grass
People are accustomed to seeing UW-Milwaukee's 23 acres of lawn lush and weed-free. This year, UWM eliminated any use of chemicals on its Kentucky...
Will Cash Infusion Revitalize Polluted South Shore Beach?
MillerCoors presented Milwaukee County with $500,000 to help revitalize Bay View's South Shore Beach on Wednesday.
Advocates Hope to Build Support for Access to Local, Healthy Food
With the tag line of “Wisconsin’s Right To Real Food”, leaders will speak tonight at Turner Hall.
Marquette Steps into New Academic Year "Greener"
Marquette University's Kyle Whelton is not only delighted to start his senior year Monday; he helped spearhead two new initiatives designed to reduce...
Possible Rate Hikes Cast Cloud on Future of Milwaukee's Solar Program
One bright spot the City of Milwaukee points to in its move to achieve environmental sustainability is its solar program.
Lake Michigan Surfers Promote Great Lakes Protection
This Saturday, surfers will descend on Atwater Beach on Lake Michigan's shore.
The Joy of Learning to Sail Lake Superior
On the shores of Chequamegon Bay, in Ashland, Teenagers, Ben and Laura Paulsen seem oblivious to the fact that – at least for now - barely a wisp of...
Mitchell Park Domes Plants Get Their Start in New Greenhouses Next Door
For decades, visitors have strolled the Mitchell Park Domes tropical flora, desert landscape and the seasonal "special" exhibit. But there's more going...
The Spirit Beneath the New Wind Folk School
To describe June Eastvold as a spunky octogenarian and retired Evangelical Lutheran Church campus pastor only skims the surface of the woman.
Tracking the Common Loon on Tomahawk Lake in Northern Wisconsin
Despite its name, there’s nothing ordinary about the common loon. For starters, it’s an ancient species – with a wingspan of five feet, and it’s related...
Milwaukee's Canopy Encloses Arborists From Across The Globe
This year Milwaukee was host to the annual three day conference for the International Society of Arboriculture. Arborists from around the world...
UWM Scientist: Toxic Blooms in Lake Erie Show Phosphorus Problem has...
On Monday, residents of Toledo, Ohio could resume using their tap water. It was deemed dangerous late last week, because of blooms in Lake Erie.
Grassroot Effort Grows to Create Milwaukee Water Commons
The idea is to get the entire community involved in Milwaukee's freshwater future. Alexa Bradley started the conversation almost three years ago.
The Other Side of the Penokee Mining Debate - Just Say No
Yesterday, we heard from people for the proposed mine; today, hear from residents in far northern Wisconsin against it.
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