Wisconsin’s Koshkonong Creek and its communities have been in deep water in recent years due to increased flooding.
“Water is fundamental to all life,” states the leading sentence on the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies’ water resources management (WRM) program website. It’s a short and simple sentence, but one whose importance cannot be …
A cohort of graduate students within the Nelson Institute’s Water Resources Management (WRM) program recently published a report that took an interdisciplinary approach to researching flood resilience in the Coon Creek watershed, an over 90,000-acre area in the unglaciated Driftless Area that crosses three Wisconsin counties and is considered the birthplace of modern soil conversation.
As a journalist in Northeastern Wisconsin, Nelson Institute alumnus Jackson Parr often found himself writing about flooding and water quality issues.
Nelson institute graduate student Raj Grewal looks to advocate for fair water management practices through law and policy as the ‘triple badger’ completes the dual-degree program through the Nelson Institute.
As a section chief with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Ben Callan has seen the impact that flooding and water quality issues can have on a community.
Maintaining clean, sustainable water resources for future generations is a personal and professional goal for Nelson Institute Water Resources Management student Daniel Igirimbabazi, who experienced water scarcity as a child.
A cohort of graduate students within the Nelson Institute’s Water Resources Management (WRM) program recently published a report that provides key insights on protecting the Waubesa Wetlands, a 371-acre state natural area located on the southwestern shore …