CALS in the News — August 9-15

News about or of interest to CALS faculty and staff.

State studies hunt of formerly endangered wolves
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Mentioned: Tim Van Deelen, wildlife ecology

Wolves are lying low
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Quoted: David Mladenoff, wildlife ecology

Growing population expands habitat
Country Today
Quoted: David Mladenoff, wildlife ecology

Professor creates microscope program for elementary school kids
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Quoted: Doug Weibel, biochemistry

Farms can increase wildlife diversity, Wisconsin researchers say
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Quoted: Hannah Gaines, graduate student in entomology
Mentioned: Healthy Grown Potatoes project

Expert gives tips on protecting property from ash borer
Quoted: Phil Pellitteri, entomology

Ash borer focus turns to control
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Quoted: Chris Williamson, entomology
Associated Press
Quoted: Irwin Goldman, associate dean, on Wisconsin’s unsuccessful bid for a federal biodefense lab

Three Wisconsin groups win conservation innovation grants

Wisconsin Agriculturist
Mentioned: CALS project on manure separation technologies

Not to worry
Quoted: Joel Pedersen, soil science, on prion control in landfills

Urban horticulture field day
Mentioned: West Madison Agricultural Research Station

Topics of interest

High-tech tools help farmers grow more
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Give green light to new energy era
Wisconsin State Journal editorial

New biofuels lobbying group formed


Critical time for UW Arboretum

Wisconsin State Journal
Mentioned: Aldo Leopold

Students may fuel next entrepreneur wave

Low Vitamin D levels lead to early death for many Wisconsinites, says study
WIBA Newsradio

Michigan cellulosic ethanol: Great promise lies ahead
Mentioned: Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center

Alumni in the News

Six members added to WAA Board of Directors
University Communications
Mentioned: Pete Kappelman, dairy science

UW-Platteville honors Trelay Seeds with Distinguished Service Award
Wisconsin Ag Connection
Mentioned: Brad Biddick, animal sciences