SWIGG Study Completes the First Phase

The Southwest Wisconsin Groundwater and Geology Study (SWIGG) of Grant, Iowa, and Lafayette Counties completed its first objective this spring: to assess the extent of well contamination in the three counties.

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Packers Family Night tradition a “magical day” for Wisconsin 4-H

The threat of rain lingered, but didn’t stop hundreds of thousands of fans (or Danica Patrick) from getting to Lambeau Field on August 4 for their first glance at this year’s team. Among the sellout crowd were nearly 1,000 Wisconsin 4-H members, volunteers, family members and staff filling the stands of Section 187, invited by […]

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Water Action Volunteers play important role in river health

Most Wisconsin residents are likely not aware of it, but volunteer stream monitors made more than 4000 visits to 651 unique stream sites in 56 counties in 2014, reports Wisconsin Action Volunteers coordinator Kris Stepenuck. The program is a joint effort between the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and the University of Wisconsin- Extension.

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State agencies team up to warn residents of dangerous cold and snow

Wisconsin residents need to be ready for three major winter weather events impacting the state over the next week. Wind, snow and cold will create dangerous conditions starting Friday, continuing through Wednesday. Unfortunately there have already been four probable cold weather-related deaths in Wisconsin this year (one each in Ashland, Milwaukee, Marquette and Barron counties). […]

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