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Applications being accepted for G-WOW ‘Hear the Water Speak’ Institute

Tue, 03 May 2016

Applications are now being accepted for the 2016 G-WOW “Hear the Water Speak” Institute, July 18-21 at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center with field experiences in the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, and neighboring Bad River and Red Cliff tribal communities.

Avoid hazards of coal tar asphalt sealcoats

Fri, 29 Apr 2016

A series of fact sheets produced by the UW-Extension discusses the toxicity, health and environmental hazards of coal tar and suggests ways to reduce risk.

Mapping project aims to better understand groundwater quality in western Wisconsin

Mon, 25 Apr 2016

A two-year geologic mapping project slated to begin in May will pinpoint the characteristics and location of rocks throughout Trempealeau County with the goal of predicting groundwater quality issues.

Lake stewards and stream monitors collect honors and awards for their work

Mon, 25 Apr 2016

As they’ve done every year for the past 30 years, Dale Jalinski, Bob Kirschner, Tom Rulseh and Kay Scharpf will motor out to the middle of their local lakes, ease a black and white disk out of the boat and lower it down into the water on a rope until they can no longer see the disk’s harlequin pattern.

Give your household budget a tune-up

Tue, 19 Apr 2016

If you find it’s harder to make ends meet or you’re not able to set aside a little money for your financial goals, it could be time to give your budget a tune-up.

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