Numerous lakes and streams are drying up in the Central Sands, but there’s little agreement on what’s causing it. An initiative led by CALS brings together scientists, farmers, residents, environmental advocates and other stakeholders to shed light on the problem and pave the way toward solutions.
How do we get biomass from the land while preserving—or even benefiting—its living communities? Whichever course we take, researchers at the CALS-led Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center are determined to put all pros and cons on the table.
An innovative program for young learners folds hands-on science into reading
A new birdsong app identifies feathered friends by their tweets
In less than five years of operation, the CALS-led Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center has produced a number of breakthroughs that may lead to a less oil-dependent future
Biomass is not just destined for liquid fuel. It’s changing the way a diverse range of goods and services are being produced and provided in Wisconsin.
Wisconsin farmers are well positioned to take advantage of a new market—but getting there will take some fresh vision and a little retooling
Producing honey is a strenuous team effort for bees
The fast-growing hardwood is more than food for pandas
These 12 alumni represent the depth and breadth of CALS graduates’ accomplishments. Selections for the list are made by the Grow staff and are intended to reflect a sample of alumni stories. It is not a ranking or a comprehensive list. To read more about CALS alumni, go to www.cals.wisc.edu/alumni/
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A new program engages rural Native American kids in real-life bioenergy research