In Wisconsin, we owe much of our modern landscape of wetlands, ponds, lakes, streams, and rivers to the last ice age when a vast ice sheet reshaped the land, and ultimately reorganized surface and groundwater systems.
Wetland Coffee Break: Starhead Topminnow: The rare star of the backwaters of the Lower Wisconsin Riverway
Young ichthyologist Madeline Cleveland shares her knowledge of this state endangered species’ natural history, the threats it faces, and conservation efforts being made to preserve it.
Dr. Joshua Kapfer is co-author of the recently-published volume “Amphibian and Reptiles of Wisconsin,” assembled by an expert team of editors and contributors. Learn more about the information in this new book and hear stories about some of the amphibians and reptiles it describes.
More than 30 species of butterflies in Wisconsin rely on host plants found in wetland habitats. Learn more about six of the most widely distributed species that you might find when exploring a wetland!
Vince Mosca and Paul Bruett will discuss the establishment of this Urban National Wildlife Refuge and its goals and will share progress made in land acquisition over the last 10 years.