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Through advanced research and long-term monitoring, three Wisconsin-based USGS centers-the National Wildlife Health Center, the Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center, and the Upper Midwest Water Science Center-provide the scientific information needed by managers, decision makers, and the public to protect, enhance, and restore ecosystems, water resources, and wildlife health in the Midwest.

National Wildlife Health Center

National Wildlife Health Center
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Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center

Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center
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Date published: September 29, 2015
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Webinar: What’s the Deal with Wisconsin’s Walleye? What We Know, What We Don’t Know, and What We Can Do About It

View this webinar to learn about ongoing research in Wisconsin's sport fish communities.

Contacts: Gretchen Hansen, Dan Isermann, Steve Carpenter
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USGS scientist inspects three sediment cores from Lake Mendota, WI.
March 9, 2018

USGS scientist inspects three sediment cores from Lake Mendota, WI.

USGS scientist inspects three sediment cores from Lake Mendota, WI prior to sediment extrusion.

Lake sediment slice Lake Mendota
February 22, 2018

Lake sediment slice Lake Mendota

0.50 cm section of lake sediment from Lake Mendota, WI.

Field Sampling Lake Mendota
February 6, 2018

Field Sampling Lake Mendota

USGS scientists prepare to sample lake bed sediment on Lake Mendota, WI.

Digestive gland from a freshwater snail (Lymnaea stagnalis)
December 31, 2017

Digestive gland from a freshwater snail (Lymnaea stagnalis)

National Wildlife Health Center — Madison, Wisconsin. Digestive gland from a freshwater snail (Lymnaea stagnalis)

USGS scientist collecting samples of aquatic species from the Pike River, Wis., for later analysis of mercury contamination
December 31, 2017

USGS scientist collecting samples of aquatic species from Pike River

USGS scientist collecting samples of aquatic species from the Pike River, Wis., for later analysis of mercury contamination

Chelonid herpesvirus 5 replication
December 31, 2017

Chelonid herpesvirus 5 replication

This microscopic image shows a sun-shaped area within turtle skin cells where chelonid herpesvirus 5 replicates. The virus capsids, or protein shells, are arrayed like a corona around the circle. ChHV5 is associated with fibropapillomatosisa tumor disease affecting endangered green turtles. (Credit: Thierry Work,

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Monarch on Joe Pyeweed plant
December 31, 2017

Monarch on Joe Pyeweed plant

Monarch butterfly on a Joe Pyeweed plant.

Monarch on hairy puccoon
December 31, 2017

Monarch on hairy puccoon

A monarch butterfly on a hairy puccoon plant.

Frog liver with SPI
December 31, 2017

Frog liver with SPI

This photomicrograph shows a liver of a frog with a severe Perkinsea infection.

R/V Arcticus at Sturgeon Bay
September 21, 2017

R/V Arcticus at Sturgeon Bay

Fog surrounds the USGS Research Vessel Arcticus as it comes into port at Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin.

Stream gage house at Honey Creek upstream of confluence with the Menomonee River
August 9, 2017

Stream gage house at Honey Creek

Stream gage house at Honey Creek upstream of confluence with the Menomonee River (04087119).

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Map showing the National scenic trails throughout the contiguous United States
February 12, 2014

Newly released US Topo maps  for Washington now feature segments of thePacific Crest and Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trails. 

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December 12, 2013

Declines of the food resources that feed lake organisms are likely causing dramatic changes in the Great Lakes, according to a new U.S. Geological Survey study.

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November 21, 2013

Rapid, highly accurate water-quality predictions can help better prevent recreationalists from getting sick at Great Lakes beaches, according to a new U.S. Geological Survey report.

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October 23, 2013

Contamination from commercial products such as nonstick cookware and stain repellents could reduce the reproduction of tree swallows nesting in Minnesota and Wisconsin, according to a new U.S. Geological Survey study. 

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August 13, 2013

Just in time for late summer recreation, the newly released US Topo maps for Wisconsin feature the Ice Age National Scenic Trail. 

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May 28, 2013

Contaminants such as polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) found at low concentrations in southeast Wisconsin streams may be harmful to aquatic life, according to a study published today by the U.S. Geological Survey.

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April 11, 2013

The U.S. Geological Survey awarded a contract last Friday for the construction of a large research vessel for Lakes Huron, Michigan, and Superior to Burger Boat Company of Manitowoc, Wis.

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February 11, 2013

Sediment that gets washed away from urban areas can be toxic to aquatic life, according to a recent study by the U. S. Geological Survey.  

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September 7, 2012

My name is Aaron Cupp, and I am a student employee at the USGS Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center (UMESC) in La Crosse, WI. Currently, I am in my second year of graduate school at the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point in the College of Natural Resources with the aim of completing a Master of Science degree in Fisheries. In 2011, I graduated from the University of Wisconsin...

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July 23, 2012

At least one contaminant was found at levels of human-health concern in about one third of untreated groundwater samples collected from wells in the Cambrian-Ordovician aquifer system, according to a recent report by the U.S. Geological Survey.

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July 19, 2012

Streamflow levels are below normal across much of the Midwest states of Iowa, Nebraska, Illinois and Wisconsin, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Many states are experiencing severe drought, such as Iowa, where flows are less than 25 percent of normal streamflow conditions for the majority of the state. 

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May 11, 2012

National Wildlife Health Center Collaborates with EcoHealth Alliance
 

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National Wildlife Health Center

National Wildlife Health Center
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Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center

Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center
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