Category Archives: water resources

April 19th, 2018

Chancellor Rebecca Blank and a review committee of campus faculty, staff and students have selected Dan Egan’s The Death and Life of the Great Lakes as the 2018-2019 shared book selection for the UW-Madison […]

October 18th, 2017

Tales from Planet Earth is a film festival featuring films from around the world that have been curated to engage audiences in thoughtful discussion about global, environmental and societal issues. The films selected […]

August 4th, 2016

While ordinarily we might say that books and water do not mix, water, as theme, does lend itself to artistic expression.  With that in mind, the Kohler Art and Wisconsin […]

May 2nd, 2016

Put some spring in your step with a visit to our neighborhood, Saturday, May 7.  From 9:00 AM until 1:00 PM, the D.C. Smith Greenhouse, Allen Centennial Garden, BioTron and Steenbock […]

February 25th, 2016

Citizen Science is an endeavor in which scientific knowledge is advanced through the collaboration of professional researchers with engaged members of the public. Citizen scientists lend their passion and skill […]

February 25th, 2016

Visit the UW Arboretum for its 11th annual reading from Aldo Leopold’s seminal treatise on life in the natural world and conservation ethos, A Sand County Almanac, among other essays and […]

December 4th, 2015

Calling all Wisconsin writers (18 years and older)!  The “Our Water, Our Future” writing contest seeks short stories that speak to a “resilient and desirable future” for the water and […]

July 24th, 2015

Bright lights, big university. During five days in five Wisconsin communities, 14 university researchers, Extension and outreach specialists, will share insights from their exciting work in agriculture, conservation, forestry, geology, […]

February 17th, 2015

University of Wisconsin Digital Collections in partnership with the Department of Natural Resources has just released a digital collection of historic photos. The photos in this collection, as captured and […]

July 17th, 2012

There is no denying that southern Wisconsin, as well as many parts of the upper Midwest, is experiencing critical drought conditions with significant and, potentially, long-lasting implications to the success […]