CALS in the News – April 26 – May 2

News about or of interest to CALS faculty and staff:

Beating The Drum For The Prairie Chicken
Wisconsin State Journal (4/27/08)
David Drake, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Female prairie chickens from Minnesota brought to Wisconsin to mate with males of the species
Minneapolis Star-Tribune (4/27/08)
Quoted: David Drake, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Central Wisconsin / Prairie chickens like female imports
Pioneer Press (4/29/08)
Quoted: David Drake, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Male Wisconsin Prairie Chickens Being Mated With Minnesota Females
DNR: Prairie Chickens Declared A Threatened Species
Channel 3000 (4/29/08)
Quoted: David Drake, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Beyond ethanol: Searching for the next viable green fuel
The Capital Times (4/30/08)
Quoted: Tim Donohue, Bacteriology, Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center
Quoted: Masood Akhtar, Biotechnology

Intelligent-design film fuels debate over how life came to be
ScrippsNews (4/30/08)
Quoted: Sean Carroll, Genetics

Farmstead plan can prevent problems
The Country Today (4/30/08)
Quoted: Brian Holmes, Biological Systems Engineering
(Subscription Required) (page 7B)

Local Food Efforts Picking up Steam
The Country Today (4/30/08)
Quoted: Dick Cates, Soil Science
(Subscription Required) (page 3A)

Be on the Lookout for Seedling Diseases in Soybeans But Fewer Bean Leaf Beetles
Agri-View (5/1/08)
Mentioned: Paul Esker, Plant Pathology
Mentioned: Craig Grau, Plant Pathology
Mentioned: Nancy Koval, Plant Pathology

Avitec Okayed For 2008: Crane Damage Prevention
Agri-View (5/1/08)
Eileen Cullen, Entomology

WALSAA, Daughters of Demeter Award Student Scholarships
Agri-View (5/1/08)

Mosse Humanities Building? It’s not so ugly, UW prof says
The Capital Times (5/2/08)
Quoted: Arnold Alanen, Landscape Architecture

Topics of Interest

Uw Students Hit Pay Dirt With Rooftop Produce
The Capital Times (4/25/08)

UW-Madison University Communications News Release (4/28/08)

In a biotech state, computer guys get respect
Wisconsin Technology Network (4/29/08)

UW honors Wiscontrepreneurs
The Capital Times (4/30/08)

Groundbreaking for Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery is Friday
Wisconsin State Journal (5/2/08)

UW’s Thomson one of Time’s ‘World’s Most Influential People’
The Capital Times (5/2/08)