Monthly Archives: July 2013

Update on Visioning a Sustainable Wingra Watershed

July 31, 2013, Madison, WI–Yesterday afternoon I had the opportunity to participate in a workshop on designing a sustainable future for the Lake Wingra Watershed.  The design charrette was hosted by Edgewood College’s Sustainability Leadership Graduate Program (click here for … Continue reading

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SER 2013 Early Bird Registration Closes July 15th

The 5th World Conference of the Society for Ecological Restoration (SER) is coming to Madison, WI from October 6 to 11, 2013 and there are just a few days left to take advantage of lower registration rates before they rise … Continue reading

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Unfortunate Setback to University of Wisconsin and Madison Storm Water Management

Research Shows Constructed Storm Water Wetlands in UW-Madison Arboretum are Releasing Phosphorous Engineers Failed to Account for Critical Variables In Design and Implementation of Storm Water Facility, say researchers. Recently constructed storm water wetlands in the Arboretum are releasing and … Continue reading

Posted in Cattails, Curtis Prairie, invasive plants, Lake Wingra Watershed, Phosphorus in storm water, Restoration in Madison Wisconsin, Storm water, Typha species in storm water facilities, UW-Arboretum research, Wetland protection | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment