When it comes to Wisconsin conservation and water management, few names are more synonymous than Stephen Born.
Water Resources Management
Wisconsin’s Koshkonong Creek and its communities have been in deep water in recent years due to increased flooding.
Introducing: The Jim Miller Graduate Scholarship
“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 …
Nelson Graduate cohort report addresses flood resiliency in Wisconsin’s Driftless Region
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.
WRM alumnus Jackson Parr is working to improve flood resilience planning in Wisconsin
As a journalist in Northeastern Wisconsin, Nelson Institute alumnus Jackson Parr often found himself writing about flooding and water quality issues.
Nelson Institute student completes dual-degree program in Water Resources Management as a ‘triple badger’
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.
DNR section chief fulfills his dream of continuing education through the WRM program
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.
WRM student Daniel Igirimbabazi aspires to create solutions to the world’s water resource challenges
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.
Nelson Graduate cohort works to protect diverse water habitat, helps guide conservation of Waubesa Wetlands
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 …