Pike Wild River and its Sheltering Wetlands

Feb 10

Pike Wild River and its Sheltering Wetlands

The Pike River is one of only four state designated wild rivers.  There is walk-in access only, no motorized vehicles, no stream alterations, no maintained trails, few developed parking lots or canoe put-ins, and no camping. These rules are intended to preserve the wild and scenic qualities of the river. The Pike River watershed is made up of approximately 310...

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21st Annual Wetland Conference in Green Bay

Jan 15

21st Annual Wetland Conference in Green Bay

Wisconsin’s Wetland Association (WWA) is hosting a 2-day wetland science conference on February 23rd-25th. This year’s conference builds on a two-decade long tradition of regional collaboration to protect the region’s wetlands. This conference is hosted by WWA, a statewide non-profit dedicated to the protection, restoration, and enjoyment of wetlands...

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Phosphorus Reduction in the Great Lakes

Dec 21

Phosphorus Reduction in the Great Lakes

The Great Lakes contain 20 percent of the world’s available fresh surface water supply. Because of that, the Great Lakes are critical to the health and welfare of all the Great Lakes states. Effective management of both wetland and water quantity and quality is necessary. Phosphorus has long been recognized as the controlling factor in plant and algae growth in...

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