Lake Mendota


Alejandro A. Alonso Galva

Lake Safety will now be called UWPD Lake Rescue and Safety. Police say people won’t notice many changes, which will involve administration, training, setting procedures, and forming partnerships with other first responders on Lake Mendota. more


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Adam Matthew Hinterthuer

When the lakes are frozen, Madison is a winter wonderland. But reliable ice and deep snow are becoming the anomaly. We’re losing something magical. more

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Jeff Miller/UW Communications

As Steve Carpenter, one of the world’s most respected ecological thinkers, retires from the UW Center for Limnology, he sounds a warning for Lake Mendota. more

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