The Health of Wisconsin's Waters
In one of the few examples of bipartisanship on environmental issues, the Wisconsin state legislature this summer approved legislation banning the use of tiny plastic particles called microbeads in personal care products. The problem with those microbeads is that they have been flushed into our lakes and streams creating a hazard for fish and other aquatic life.
On this edition of UWM Today, host Tom Luljak talks about the health of our water with two experts from UWM’s School of Freshwater Sciences. Professors Sandra McLellan and Rebecca Klaper have devoted much of their professional careers to the study of the places many of us in Wisconsin hold near and dear – our lakes, rivers and streams and the beaches surrounding them.