Field Notes: A study on wild rice

After reports that the 2021 rice crop is about the worst the northern Great Lakes has ever seen, two University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Lake Trout Station scientists studied some of the impacts, which may be due to 5-6 years of unusually high water, competition with pond lilies which benefit from the longer growing seasons, and increases in swan and geese populations. Read the full story by WXPR-FM – Rhinelander, WI.

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