Monthly Archives: February 2015

Beaver Dam in Winter, Image of the Week–February 20, 2015

North American Beaver ( Castor condenses) have maintained a presence in the Lake Wingra watershed for years.  Never very numerous, they occasionally block little tributaries to Lake Wingra and build their lodges along the shoreline.  The center of beaver activity … Continue reading

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Leopold’s Arboretum–It’s Drowning in Stormwater and Needs Upstream Help

One of the questions that this blog asks is how the science and practice restoration ecology is utilized to address environmental issues and restoration opportunities in urban areas.   This blog examines the challenges and opportunities of restoration ecology through … Continue reading

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Registration Now Open for Midwest Great Lakes SER Chapter Meeting

The 7th annual meeting of the Midwest Great Lakes (MWGL/SER) Chapter of the Society for Ecological Restoration (SER) will be held March 27-29, 2015 at the Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe, Illinois. The MWGL/SER Annual Meeting Committee has announced that … Continue reading

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Friday Filming and Frolic at Vilas Park

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