Science News

Michelle Nijhuis discusses conservation, its history for UW’s Science Writer in Residence program

People's ability to rapidly change their lifestyle within few weeks due to COVID-19 brings optimism for conservationists, Nijhuis says


WI must end preemptive laws regarding plastics to preserve environment

Preemptive ban on plastic bans hurts environment, we must act to protect our eco-system

State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin hunters exceed quota by double for fourth ever wolf hunting season

Season comes after controversial wolf deslisting from Endangered Species Act

UW-Madison Campus

National Park Service names UW Arboretum a National Historical Landmark

The Arboretum plays a large role in the Madison community for both students and the public

State of Wisconsin

Alliant Energy to close their last coal plant in Wisconsin by end of 2024

Closing of the plant is progress toward company's goal to eliminate use of coal by 2040


Conservation measures, hunting regulations required to protect dwindling Wisconsin grey wolf population

Though grey wolves are no longer an endangered species per Trump Administration, unregulated hunting threatens their numbers

State of Wisconsin

Dane County to purchase over 220 acres of land valuing over $1 million for conservation purposes

Land purchased from Cross Plains would become part of Ice Age Complex

UW-Madison Campus

Practices to lower runoff are key to protecting resources, speakers say

Water researcher, city planner discuss urban hydrology policy

City of Madison

Madison’s water usage sees dramatic decrease in 2018, continues to 2019

City met sustainability, conservation goal set in 2006, continues implementing water saving measures

UW-Madison Campus

New summer course analyzes Botswana’s effort to live resourcefully

'Botswana: Ecology and Environment' will be offered to UW students beginning this summer through Nelson Institute

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