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Students, Emma Everett and Courtney Osmek, use their GIS knowledge to make a difference in the La Crosse community. Mapping for change Posted 8 a.m. Tuesday, May 14, 2024 Student-led mapping initiative creates resource for those facing food insecurity Read more about Mapping for change Madeline Meltesen received first and second place for her two research projects. Putting UWL on the map Posted 2:56 p.m. Friday, March 29, 2024 Annual student mapping event provides research experience, internship opportunities Read more about Putting UWL on the map Niti Mishra is geographic information scientist who specializes in applications of drones for environmental monitoring. He is the 2024 Prairie Springs Environmental Leadership Award winner. Going above and beyond Posted 10:43 a.m. Friday, March 22, 2024 Prairie Springs Environmental Leadership Award-winning professor leads drone research in the Driftless Read more about Going above and beyond UWL's new environmental science major draws from the natural and social sciences to provide students with the skills and knowledge needed to address pressing environmental issues. Environmental science Posted 9 a.m. Friday, Jan. 19, 2024 New major to prepare students for fast-growing field Read more about Environmental science Laurie Harmon and Colin Belby participate in an Educators Flight with the Air National Guard. Educators Flight Posted 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 24, 2023 UWL faculty fly with Air National Guard at Volk Field Read more about Educators Flight 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

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