La Crosse, Wisconsin (WXOW) - Around 1,000 people checked out the new wing of the Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center on French Island September 8.
The new wing, funded by in part by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, opened in January and is meant to make the research facility more accessible to the public.
Current research projects underway at the facility include breeding Asian Carp for scientific study and recording the migration patterns of loons.
If you missed the event, the foyer of the building is open to the public 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
You may also visit the facilitys' website at http://www.umesc.usgs.gov/.
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