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BTN LiveBIG: Wisconsin's iconic Lake Mendota a point of Badger pride

During football and basketball games, BTN LiveBIG will spotlight notable examples of research, innovation and community service from around the conference. In-Game stories will provide more background on these features, and the opportunity to view the videos again. Throughout the Midwest, lakes serve as both a symbol of local pride and an important natural resource for everyone who lives nearby. And Lake Mendota, which sits next to the University of Wisconsin and downtown Madison, is an exemplar of this. But it has another, unique characteristic: It’s been the “living laboratory” for what might be the world’s premier site in the