All around Wisconsin, people are feeding a stinky, green and oftentimes toxic life form. Algal blooms are a regular occurrence on Wisconsin’s lakes during the summer, and the microorganisms that comprise them need phosphorus to thrive. It’s among the essential building blocks of life, but too much phosphorus can throw an …Read More >
By Bob Martini, Wisconsin’s Green Fire board member
Photo: Allequash Lake, Joshua Mayer
For decades Wisconsin’s lakes have been well managed by a partnership of
landowners, the Department of Natural Resources, county officials, the University of Wisconsin-Extension, various lake organizations, and private consultants.
This system was based on the best available science and had largely bipartisan
support from legislatures and …