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  • Posted on November 3, 2015
    Middle East: Improving water policy in an arid region

    Political conflict in the Middle East is a constant source of media attention, but Samer Alatout, a CALS professor of community and environmental sociology, focuses […]

  • Posted on February 26, 2012
    Vanishing Waters?

    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.

  • Posted on July 6, 2009
    Who’ll Stop the Rain?

    Bigger storms and wider development are pushing a surge of storm water into places like UW-Madison’s Arboretum. CALS scientists say it will take a community effort to stem the tide.

  • Posted on July 21, 2008
    Finding the Green

    Turf experts are aiming to make golf courses more environmentally friendly. But first golfers may need to change their course.

  • Posted on November 16, 2007
    The Plot Thickens

    Rain gardens are popular, but researchers are only starting to explain what makes them effective.