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Stateside Radio: Peter Annin on Pleasant Prairie

Why this 2010 approval of a multi-million gallon Great Lakes water diversion is drawing new scrutiny

…consulting attorneys over the issue.   Stateside Radio Staff Why this 2010 approval of a multi-million gallon Great Lakes water diversion is drawing new scrutiny When Peter Annin, director of the Burke Center for Freshwater Innovation at Northland College, was completing research for an updated version of his book The…

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MichRadio: Foxconn wants to divert 5.8 million gallons of Lake Michigan water a day

Is that legal? Peter Annin Answers

…on the Great Lakes Compact, a binding commitment to keeping Great Lakes water in its basin. To listen to the 11-minute interview, visit Michigan Radio. Mount Pleasant, located in Racine County, sits right on the edge of the Great Lakes water basin. The Great Lakes Compact refers to these regions…

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Writers to Share Their Encounters on Stage

With Northland Students, Staff, Faculty, and Alumni

…Wisconsin Public Radio. “I have always felt that writing is the way I can best express myself,” she said. “As a somewhat introverted person, I usually end up listening to others rather than telling my own stories. I’m also a person who wants to live without regrets about not trying…

Northland College students do radio interview in early 1960s with photographer and curator John Szarkowski

Changing the Way We See

Ashland native John Szarkowski showed America a new way to look at photographs.

…Looking at Photographs. In 1990, Szarkowski returned to Northland College to receive a doctor of humane letters. Szarkowski died July 7, 2007. He was 81 years old. PHOTO: Northland College students interview John Szarkowski (holding cigarette), for the Northland College radio program at the Ashland WATW radio station. Left to…

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Climate Science

…careers in television, radio, or the National Weather Service. Others pursue advanced degrees in atmospheric science. Related Understanding the climate system is crucial to navigating this century’s challenges with climate change. In this major you will study the interactions between Earth’s atmosphere, hydrosphere, cryosphere, lithosphere, and biosphere, and learn how…


Wolf Ecology & Conservation Certification Weekend

August 19, 7:00 pmAugust 21, 12:00 pm

…surveying wolf pack territories. Participants will assist with wolf howling surveys and learn techniques in wolf tracking and radio telemetry. This workshop meets the ecology qualifications for DNR Volunteer Carnivore Tracker for winter wolf counts, Volunteer wolf howler to survey in summer, and the training for Timber Wolf Alliance Speakers…

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Annin on Waukesha

Michigan Radio

…it’s not that easy. Peter Annin, author of The Great Lakes Water Wars, and codirector of the Mary Griggs Burke Center for Freshwater Innovation joins Stateside staff at Michigan Radio to talk about the Waukesha proposal. (You can listen here—FYI: Annin begins 31 minutes into the program) Stateside Michigan Radio

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Peter Annin with Waukesha Diversion Update

WUWM Radio Interview

Listen to audio of Milwaukee Public Radio reporter Susan Bence’s interview with Mary Griggs Burke Center for Freshwater Innovation Codirector Peter Annin regarding the Waukesha diversion proposal. Susan Bence, WUWM WUWM Radio Interview…

Sigurd Olson Letters

…will always say that they were against it, but when I think of the manner in which they handled things at Duluth the week before, I am sure that their complete right about face is due to their sensing the strength of public opinion against it. I enjoyed your radio

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WPR: Wisconsin Sea Grant Awards $2.8M For Great Lakes Research, Outreach Projects

Projects Awarded After Congress Restores Funding For Sea Grant Program By Danielle Kaeding, Wisconsin Public Radio The University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute is awarding $2.8 million to Great Lakes research and education projects. Congress recently restored $76.5 million in Sea Grant funding nationwide. The Trump administration had proposed eliminating…