Conservation Training

Clean Lakes 101: Lake Mendota – The Good, The Bad, The Present

April 13, 2022

8:00 am – 9:00 am
Location: Madison, WI and Online

Lake Mendota is a beloved resource for thousands of people, but many don’t know that it has a rich history of testing scientific hypotheses. Often cited as the most studied lake in the world, it has been researched extensively since the 1880’s. This talk will chronologically cover how Lake Mendota has undergone large shifts in its food web and water quality over the last several decades. It will also incorporate current research to better understand the current state of the lake in anticipation for what the future might hold.