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Peter (Pete) Nowak

Peter (Pete) Nowak

Expert in the complex relations between Wisconsin agriculture and soil and water resources

Professor emeritus, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies Nelson Institute of Environmental Studies Work: 608-265-3581 Home page


  • Adoption of environmental practices by farmers
  • Assessment of environmental policies oriented to farmers


  • National and Wisconsin awards for advancing resource management
  • Wisconsin Buffer Initiative report demonstrated that good science can evolve from working with citizens to meet agency and legislator expectations of UW