Burke Center in the News

Northland College students doing field research.

Investigating Coastal Wetlands as “Nursery Habitats”

As part of a collaborative research project with fisheries scientists from around the Great Lakes, Northland College Mary Griggs Burke Center for Freshwater Innovation researchers set nets in the Fish Creek Sloughs last month to collect data on young fish. “The project is investigating how…  Read More

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Northland College water researcher Matt Cooper presents at White House

Cooper Presents at Obama White House on Coastal Wetlands

Matt Cooper, research scientist at the Burke Center for Freshwater Innovation, presented his research on the Great Lakes coastal wetlands on November 17 at the White House. His research and presentation are part of the Resilient Lands and Waters Initiative. The roundtable coincided with the…  Read More

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Kraft to Speak on Wisconsin Groundwater Issues

Dr. George Kraft, a professor of water resources and director of the Center for Watershed Science and Education, will be the keynote speaker for World Water Day, Wednesday March 22 at 7 p.m., at the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute. Kraft will be presenting, “Tense Times in Wisconsin Ground Water…  Read More

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Four people standing in the water with research equipment

Burke Center Researchers Featured on AquaKids TV

Research students of the Mary Griggs Burke Center for Freshwater Innovation were featured in the December 19 episode of AquaKids, which aired on eighty networks around the world. AquaKids is an award-winning nonprofit K-12 program that educates young people about ecology, wildlife, science, and how it…  Read More

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