Posts tagged with 'Geography & Environmental Science':

The Research Vessel Prairie Springs — a 32-foot, state-of-the-art, aluminum vessel supporting UW-La Crosse's River Studies Center — is expected to be completed this summer. Construction of the vessel is funded through a nearly $500,000 gift from Prairie Springs: The Paul Fleckenstein Trust to the La Crosse Community Foundation.    Making waves Posted 8:03 a.m. Friday, March 31, 2023 UWL research vessel could hit the water later this year Read more about Making waves Jonathan Foley, executive director of Project Drawdown, will speak at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, in Hesprich Auditorium, UWL Graff Main Hall. Admission is free. The lecture will be streamed. Register at: ‘Sustainability Superstar’ Posted 8 a.m. Friday, Feb. 10, 2023 Climate expert to speak at UWL Prairie Springs Lecture Series Read more about ‘Sustainability Superstar’ UWL student Travis Key (left) and UWL Professor Colin Belby prepare to fly a drone over a two-mile stretch of Plum Creek in rural Crawford County. The team is using drone imagery, soil samples and geographic information to help the Mississippi Valley Conservancy restore the area to its natural state. River revival Posted 7 a.m. Sunday, July 17, 2022 Plum Creek restoration a win-win for conservation efforts, experiential learning Read more about River revival Taylor Prill, '20, is restoring a retired, three-acre hayfield near her hometown of Clintonville, Wisconsin, into native prairie. “I am very passionate about the restoration of native environments and am thrilled to be involved in a project like this,” she says. Prairie preservation Posted 8:01 a.m. Sunday, April 24, 2022 Taylor Prill puts her degree to work through restoration project Read more about Prairie preservation UWL students Dan Fedorenko and Jamie Schoen are spearheading a campus fundraiser supporting the people of Ukraine. Fedorenko grew up in Ukraine and has friends and family members who have been affected by the ongoing war with Russia. Supporting Ukraine Posted 8 a.m. Thursday, March 31, 2022 Student with Ukrainian ties launches fundraiser amid conflict with Russia Read more about Supporting Ukraine Peyton Paulson, a senior geography major at UWL, traveled across the Midwest conducting bathymetric surveys as part of an internship with JF Brennan this summer. The internship helped him land a full-time job with the La Crosse-based company following his graduation in December. ‘Always more to learn’ Posted 7 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021 Summer internships with JF Brennan create hands-on experiences Read more about ‘Always more to learn’ Emma Trettin, a transfer student majoring in geography, says she fell in love with UWL during her campus visit. Finding the right fit Posted 8 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021 Transfer student Emma Trettin ‘fell in love’ with UWL Read more about Finding the right fit Students in Geography and Earth Science get hands-on research experience while analyzing lake sediment. The students, pictured here prior to COVID-19 in March 2020, work in the department’s Paleoenvironmental Lab in the Prairie Springs Science Center. Pond probing Posted 8:05 a.m. Tuesday, July 13, 2021 Students get hands-on research experience Read more about Pond probing Pablo San Emeterio, ’18, is in his second year of a three-year environmental law program at Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon. He credits his earth science minor at UWL for giving him a deeper understanding of the cases he's studying.  Back to earth (science) Posted 12:30 p.m. Friday, April 30, 2021 Alum’s minor proves useful in law school Read more about Back to earth (science) UW-La Crosse senior Elyse Weber enjoyed painting in the outdoors earlier in October in rural La Crosse County when the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration opened the gate to 200 acres in Saint Joseph. The visit, along with others from UWL faculty and students, initiated future classes on the land, opening a new collaboration between the university and FSPA. Country class Posted 10:14 a.m. Monday, Aug. 16, 2021 Students head to rural La Crosse County for COVID safe haven Read more about Country class

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