Posted on November 8, 2021
Bee-Spying Mission Seeks Operatives
On any given summer day in Wisconsin, if the sun is shining, bees abound in fields, prairies, and woodlands, hard at work collecting pollen […]
Farms as Ecosystems
Have you ever wondered whether organic food is really worth the cost? Or pondered swapping out meat protein for plant protein, hoping it might […]
A Round-up of CALS Research
A Safe Water Future Requires Action Today Ph.D. student Tracy Campbell MS’18 recently led an assessment of water quality goals for the Yahara River […]
Posted on February 25, 2020
These Insects Help Us. How Can We Help Them?
It’s a common late summer sight in south-central Wisconsin: a prairie in bloom, with tall, waving grasses peppered with bursts of yellow, purple, and white. […]
Posted on June 20, 2017
Iceland: “Interwoven tapestry” of lakes and land
Swarms of midges rise out of a lake in northern Iceland in such enormous numbers every spring and summer that they can impair breathing and […]
Posted on March 4, 2016
Bees and Beyond
CALS researchers Claudio Gratton and Christina Locke are providing science-based information and structure to the process as a broad group of stakeholders and citizens create Wisconsin’s first Pollinator Protection Plan.
Posted on June 18, 2013
Protecting our Pollinators
Bees, so crucial to our food supply, are dying off at alarming rates. CALS researchers are taking a close look at everything from the microbes in their hives to the landscapes they live in to identify in what conditions bees thrive.
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