Tag Archives: School of Freshwater Sciences

The Water Council to Launch Water Collaborative Innovation Platform

On the heels of Water Summit 2014, The Water Council announces plans to launch The Water Collaborative Innovation Platform through a partnership with School of Freshwater Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, innovationExchange, and inno360. This partnership will rapidly expand Milwaukee’s global presence in water innovation and leadership by harnessing the power of today’s most advanced collaborative innovation technologies… Continue reading

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Fund for Lake Michigan boosts clean water research at UW-Milwaukee

The Fund for Lake Michigan has approved a $500,000 grant to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) School of Freshwater Sciences to support its $53 million expansion along Milwaukee’s inner harbor. The grant will support the Great Lakes Genomics Center, the … Continue reading

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Global Freshwater Seed Accelerator Spotlight: Vegetal i.D.

This week’s edition of the Global Freshwater Seed Accelerator Spotlight Series finds us talking with Gaelle Burges, of Vegetal i.D. manager of the North American operations of a larger, French company, Le Prieuré, which has been in the green-roof business … Continue reading

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Seed accelerator to bring water technology startups to Wisconsin

WEDC and The Water Council partner to fund water innovation MADISON, Wis. March 12, 2013 – A first-of-its-kind accelerator for water technology startups, announced today by The Water Council and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), will solidify Milwaukee’s reputation … Continue reading

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Rich Meeusen in WisconsinEye

Anyone who has seen Rich Meeusen speak knows that he has a passion for water. With water challenges facing most of the world today, Meeusen came up with the idea for a Water Council to bring people together and find solutions. “A … Continue reading

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Water Research Wednesday: Dr. Russell Cuhel

Dr. Russell Cuhel is a Senior Scientist for the Center for the Great Lakes Studies at UW-Milwaukee’s School of Freshwater Sciences. This video is centered on Dr. Cuhel’s study of invasive species and their effect on the phytoplankton population in … Continue reading

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Water Researcher Wednesday: Dr. John Berges

Dr. John A Berges is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences and School of Freshwater Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Dr. Berges studies planktonic organisms in the upper part of the water column of Lake Michigan. After harvesting the organisms … Continue reading

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Southeast Wisconsin Watersheds Trust’s Clean Rivers, Clean Lakes Conference

8th Annual Clean Rivers, Clean Lake Conference to be held at Discovery World on April 30th Monday, April 30, 2012 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Registration and coffee at 7:30 a.m. Discovery World 500 N. Harbor Dr. Milwaukee, WI Sweet … Continue reading

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Water Researcher Wednesday: Dr. Harvey Bootsma

Dr. Harvey Bootsma is an Associate Professor with the UWM School of Freshwater Sciences. Dr. Bootsma’s research studies the role of quagga mussels in nutrient and energy cycling in Lake Michigan. His research specifically seeks to determine whether mussels are responsible for the … Continue reading

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Worth Magazine: The Blue Issue

Several Water Council members were recently featured in an issue of Worth magazine’s “Blue Issue” on investing in water-related industry. Worth is a bimonthly publication about wealth management, lifestyle and philanthropy that aims to “inspire and serve a select group … Continue reading

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