• Today’s Great Lakes Trivia question: What mnemonic device can help you remember the names of the five Great Lakes? 

       




  • So you caught the fish—now what will you do with it? Reading one of our four new fact sheets on home canning, pickling, freezing and smoking fish will give you plenty of great ideas. Read and download them at eatwisconsinfish.org. 



  • It’s green and smelly, and it ruins our Lake Michigan beaches. Learn about nuisance algae in out latest free fact sheet. Download it here: http://bit.ly/1rMOF2H

    It’s green and smelly, and it ruins our Lake Michigan beaches. Learn about nuisance algae in out latest free fact sheet. Download it here: http://bit.ly/1rMOF2H



  • Time for Some Great Lakes Trivia

    By Jane Harrison

    Last week, more than 40 volunteers came out to pick up trash and monitor water quality at South Shore beach in Milwaukee. Partners like South Shore Park Watch and Alliance for the Great Lakes made the event very easy and fun to organize. Barefoot Winery sponsored an after-party for volunteers at Horny Goat Brewery, where we played some Great Lakes trivia. We’ll be posting them daily over the next ten business days—see how much you know!

    Let’s get started:

    The Great Lakes contain what percentage of Earth’s fresh surface water?



  • Environmental Economists in Istanbul

    By Jane Harrison

    With 1,211 attendees, 720 presentations, and 58 countries represented, the World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists challenged me to consider new economic approaches to environmental management and sustainable natural resource use. Held in Istanbul, Turkey, the conference brought together environmental economists from every continent sans Antarctica. Topics ranged from environmental valuation to wind energy policy to least cost solutions to prevent water pollution.

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