Monthly Archives: February 2011

Tracking “Fracking”

As an undergrad at UW-Madison, my degree program was in Natural Resources Analysis.  I loaded up my schedule with geology classes–my new-found passion.  The most demanding by far was Economic Geology, taught by Eugene Cameron, distinguished professor and co-author of … Continue reading

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Night of the Invasive Plants!

Here’s the trick:  How to coax kids into learning about the web of natural systems–the “hierarchy of complex pattern and process” (as ecology is defined). Ken Lonnquist has been practicing that sleight-of-hand for years.  He’s a songwriter, and friend, whose … Continue reading

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