Press Room

Wisconsin Sea Grant has been around for more than 42 years -- providing science for the sustainable use of the Great Lakes. There are a lot of great stories to tell, and here's the place to connect with staff who will help tell them, or explore them first-hand through recent media coverage, news releases or as part of video or audio narratives.


News

New Podcast Series Highlights Wisconsin Water News

A new podcast series, Wisconsin Water News, highlights stories previously only available in print from Wisconsin Sea Grant and the Water Resources Institute. Series Narrator and Science Communicator Marie Zhuikov brings the stories alive by featuring in-person and phone interviews of the people behind the news.

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Optimum Timing for Dredging in Great Lakes Harbors Takes a More Scientific Turn

It can’t happen just any old time. Removing sediment from or adding it to harbors to help ships pass or for construction projects is regulated by state and federal rules designed to lessen impacts to the plants and animals living in both marine and fresh water. The Wisconsin and Minnesota Sea Grant programs are working with partners to apply the best science to the timing of dredging windows for Great Lakes harbors.

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Revving Up a New ROV
A remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) can be a useful teaching tool. Minnesota and Wisconsin educators and students were part of the maiden voyage of a new model for Sea Grant.  Read more...


Wisconsin Sea Grant offers helpful resources for fishing season

Wisconsin’s fishing season is just around the corner, with hook-and-line fishing for many species beginning May 5.

Three resources from Wisconsin Sea Grant can enhance anglers' fishing trips this season. Those resources help anglers have more success catching fish and an easier time identifying what they catch.

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Archive
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Media Contacts

Assistant Director for Communications
Moira Harrington
(608) 263-5371



Science Communicator and Videographer
John Karl
(608) 263-8621



Science Communicator
Jennifer Smith
(608) 262-6393



Science Communicator
Marie Zhuikov
(715) 399-4084



Backgrounders

Wisconsin Sea Grant Annual Reports
Sea Grant annual reports offer a comprehensive look at the work in support of the Great Lakes.

2012-14 Biennial Report 

2010-12 Biennial Report

40th Anniversary Report

2004-06 Biennial Report



Great Lakes and Wisconsin Water Facts
Wisconsin is saturated with water and many facts are detailed here.
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Experts List
Find the best person on our staff to answer your questions. Read more...


Wisconsin Sea Grant Quick Facts
Explore some Wisconsin Sea Grant facts and milestones Read more...


Wisconsin Sea Grant History
Founded on July 1, 1968, the Wisconsin Sea Grant College Program is one of 32 Sea Grant Programs in the U.S. Located in coastal areas, Sea Grant, much like its Land Grant counterparts, harnesses the academic strengths of  the nation's leading universities. Read more...


Recent Clips

Follow Some Recent News Stories About Wisconsin Sea Grant

Madison Magazine quotes staff member on aquaculture 

Ozaukee Press highlights Sea Grant value in the face of threats to eliminate the program. 









Video and Audio

Video
From fish growing in greenhouses, to stemming the growth of nuisance algae in Lake Michigan to the comeback of Lake Sturgeon in Wisconsin, find these videos and more. Be sure to click on the "subscribe" button to get notification when new videos become available. Read more...


Audio Podcasts
Learn more about water-related projects and policies through our numerous podcasts that you download right from our site or visit iTunes to load onto mobile devices. Read more...


Aquatic Sciences Chronicle

Vol 1, 2018
The first issue of the Aquatic Sciences Chronicle in 2018 has research updates and outreach news--a tool to prevent surface and groundwater contamination, the aquatic invasive species teaching tool the Attack Pack and angler diaries. Read more...


Vol. 4, 2017
The final issue of the Chronicle for 2017 offers resources on flooding from Wisconsin's Water Library and details a Sea Grant research project on promoting the aquaculture industry based on walleye. Plus, more.  Read more...


Vol 3, 2017
Sea Grant-funded researchers are finding ways to better protect Lake Michigan property that is eroding due to high water levels. The latest issue of the quarterly Aquatic Sciences Chronicle has the full story, and so much more.  Read more...


Vol 2, 2017
It's a very shipwreck-centric issue of the quarterly Aquatic Sciences Chronicle.  Read more...


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Full Archive of Chronicle Issues
Access the full archive of issues of the Aquatic Sciences Chronicle. Click the "browse" tab in the upper left. Read more...

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