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CUUF: All Music Service

May 8, 2022, 10:00 am11:30 am

Rachael Kilgour The Chequamegon Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (CUUF) will have its All Music Service on May 8 at 10 a.m. in person at The Club in Washburn and livestreamed via Zoom. CUUF welcomes Duluth singer/songwriter, Rachael Kilgour, who has won many awards during her music career. In 2020, Rachael was…

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WPR: New ‘Freshwater Innovation Center’ Aims To Expand Great Lakes Research

…will replace oil as the most important natural resource in the world, calling the Great Lakes region the Saudi Arabia of water. He said people living near the Great Lakes need to increase their water literacy and become thought leaders on the challenges facing fresh water, such as water diversion….

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Openings Available for Water Wars Course

…public. Like the book, the course will delve into the history of political maneuvers and water diversion schemes that have proposed sending Great Lakes water everywhere from Akron to Arizona. Using a case study approach that examines these various water projects — past, present and proposed — the course culminates…

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Kraft to Speak on Wisconsin Groundwater Issues

…groundwater pumping, particularly in the Wisconsin central sands, modernizing Wisconsin’s groundwater pumping management policy and laws, nitrate and pesticide pollution of groundwater, and assisting stewardship groups to organize and manage their water resources. Kraft’s research interests revolve around questions of water resource sustainability, particularly about profitable agriculture and water impacts….

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Water Collaborative Connects Communities

Service • Jane Anklam, West Wisconsin Land Trust Public Involvement: • Chequamegon Water Collaborative • Kevin Brewster, Bad River Watershed Association • Val Damstra, Coordinator of the Chequamegon Bay Area Partnership “This is an incredible opportunity for people to interact with water resource professionals and researchers in the region,”Fitzgerald said….

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Ethical Wildlife Photography

…and may kick the eggs out of the nest. A loon that is in the water and near the nest will often remain low in the water with only the head and sometimes part of the back above the water’s surface. It is trying to look small and out of…

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Back from the Brink of Extinction

Mexican Wolf Reintroduction and Recovery

…US Department of Agriculture-Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service-Wildlife Services, US Forest Service, US Fish and Wildlife Service, and White Mountain Apache Tribe have been critical to the successful establishment of a population of Mexican wolves in the United States. John Oakleaf is the featured Timber Wolf Alliance speaker for…

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Northland-Water-Science

…in laboratories to study the details of water composition and protect its quality. Water Resources Emphasis Discover how humans interact with water in the environment and learn to manage water resources. You’ll study earth resources, geographic information systems, biology and resource policy to tackle water resource problems and other challenging…

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Protect Loons

…your yard, the easiest way to help water infiltrate into the ground rather than run off into storm sewers is by creating a rain garden and using rain barrels to collect rain water from your roof gutters. Loons need good water quality, healthy lake habitats and ecosystems to survive and…

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Wisconsin Approved Massive Water Diversion for Pleasant Prairie Without Public Notification

Details highlighted in Peter Annin's updated book, The Great Lakes Water Wars

Wisconsin officials in 2010 quietly approved a massive new allotment of water from Lake Michigan to fast-growing Pleasant Prairie in Kenosha County without extensive public reviews required in other Great Lakes water diversions in recent years. The action in the final year of Democratic Gov. Jim Doyle’s administration, gave the…