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Todd Rothe standing in kitchen

Northland Announces Food Systems Center

Todd Rothe of Marengo to Manage Center Three years ago, Northland College set a goal to have its cafeteria serve 80 percent local food by 2020. The College did not want to start a farm or to compete with farmers. “We wanted to work with growers to expand the regional…

Scuba divers on boat

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

…the program. Wisconsin Sea Grant recently announced funding for 19 research projects and 29 outreach proposals statewide for the next two years. “The projects that are funded through 2020 should be solid because we have that funding,” said Jennifer Hauxwell, assistant director of research and student engagement for Wisconsin Sea…

Mother loon and her chick

Wisconsin Loon Population on the Rise


Results of the 2015 one-day Wisconsin Loon Population Survey

…Natural Resources Bureau of Science Services. This year, due to serious cuts in science staff, the WDNR was unable to participate and LoonWatch was left to hire a statistician. “We hope this gets remedied and we’re back working with the DNR for the 2020 Wisconsin Loon Population Survey,” LeMoine said….

Forest Lodge Boathouse

Student projects save USFS $100,000, receive recognition

…estate includes fifteen log buildings that are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The USFS has plans to restore all the buildings by 2020. The College signed a sixty-year lease agreement with the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest earlier this year for site programming, coordination and maintenance. This lease is…

Phot0 by Brad Thompson. 2021 loonwatch winning photo of loon and chick.

Loon Appreciation Week and Poster

Held the first week of May, LoonWatch promotes loon education and conservation during Loon Appreciation Week by creating and distributing a new Loon Appreciation Week poster each year. Poster are available to the public for $7 each.  …