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  • Posted on May 14, 2018
    Drones, Joysticks, and Data-Driven Farming

    Brian Luck grew up on an 800-acre corn and soybean farm in western Kentucky, so he knows well the look of a planted field from […]

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    Eyes on an American Marten Revival

    The American marten, a small, elusive member of the weasel family, was long thought to be extinct in Wisconsin’s Apostle Islands. Now, thanks in part […]

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    Living Science | Private Lands, Public Good

    With the warmer months upon us, the outdoor season is in full swing. There are hikes to take and birds to watch, fish to catch […]

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    In the Field | Alumni Making Their Mark as Entrepreneurs

    Enterprising Alumni Many CALS graduates go on to launch small businesses, patent new products, and found successful companies, among other entrepreneurial endeavors. This special In […]

  • Posted on October 16, 2017
    Five things everyone should know about…Birds, Buildings, and Avian Mortality

    1 l Glass is invisible to birds. When birds see clouds or vegetation reflected in glass, they perceive it as open sky or habitat. Also, […]

  • Posted on August 28, 2017
    Into the Woods with FWE

    Regal hemlocks tower overhead, fragile ferns blanket the forest floors and ribbons of sunlight break through the canopy. That may sound like paradise, but for […]

  • Posted on June 20, 2017
    Candid Camera

    You might spot a buck, a bear or a bevy of otters. How an extensive trail camera project called Snapshot Wisconsin is engaging state residents in citizen science—and may lead to better wildlife management.

  • Posted on February 8, 2017
    Five things everyone should know about… Sloths

    1) A sloth is not a sloth. There are two types of tree sloths that diverged roughly 20 million years ago—two-toed and three-toed sloths, so […]

  • Posted on March 4, 2016
    For the Birds

    A new version of the Wisconsin Breeding Bird Atlas draws on the increasing power
    of citizen science

  • Posted on March 2, 2015
    Russia: Monitoring Russia’s “rewilding”

    Doing fieldwork in the remote wilderness of Russia isn’t for the faint of heart. There are long distances to travel on deeply rutted roads, bleak […]

  • Posted on November 2, 2014
    Keeping Track of Wolf Deaths

    Illegal killing seems to be rising, says wildlife ecology professor Tim Van Deelen

  • Posted on February 15, 2013
    Not Quite Bucky

    A study sheds light on the elusive animal behind the mascot