Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center’s Cathy Techtmann receives Award for Excellence

Contact Tom Blewett, 608-262-9310, thomas.blewett@ces.uwex.edu Madison, Wis.—A Cooperative Extension environmental outreach specialist whose concern for the future of the Lake Superior basin and its inhabitants has inspired colleagues and community partners alike is being honored with the 2012 Award for Excellence from the University of Wisconsin Colleges and University of Wisconsin-Extension. UW Colleges and UW-Extension […]

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Discovering climate change through a Native American perspective

New initiative shows potential impacts on environment and people of the Great Lakes region Contact: Cathy Techtmann, UW-Extension–Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, 715-685-2671, cathy.techtmann@wisc.edu They call it manoomin—“the food that grows on water.” For the Ojibwe people of the Great Lakes region, manoomin, or wild rice, is more than just a source of food. It […]

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Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center recognized for work battling invasive species

UW-Extension plays important role in the Center’s work  Contact: Becky Sapper, 715-685-2652, becky.sapper@wisc.edu  Ashland, Wis.–Working together reaps rewards in the battle against invasive species–and sometimes it reaps recognition, too. The Wisconsin Council on Invasive Species selected the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center (NGLVC) in Ashland as a 2010 Invader Crusader to recognize its outstanding efforts […]

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