The 45th anniversary of the loss of the iron ore freighter the Edmund Fitzgerald is this November (2020). The compelling tales of 760 other lakes Michigan and Superior shipwrecks can be found at wisconsinshipwrecks.org, a project of Sea Grant and the Wisconsin Historical Society.
Chef and cookbook author Amy Thielen’s memoir “Give a Girl a Knife” is a vivid look at the flavors and places of the Upper Midwest.
A Sea Grant science writer reflects on Adam Minter’s book “Secondhand: Travels in the New Global Garage Sale” and her own relationship to the world of “stuff.”
As fishing and boating activities ramp up for summer, efforts to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species (AIS) will look a bit different due to COVID-19.
Anne Moser, the senior special librarian for the Wisconsin Water Library, asked some of our Sea Grant staff members recently what the biggest challenges are facing the Great Lakes today. We are featuring their answers in a series of blog posts over the next month. One of the people she asked is David Hart, assistant Read more about Exploring Challenges Facing the Great Lakes: David Hart’s View[…]
By Brianna Taggart, University of Minnesota Duluth On May 9, the River Talks series concluded for the season at the Lake Superior Estuarium on Barker’s Island in Superior, Wisconsin. The presentation took a different turn than usual when it offered a tour of the new Estuarium. During “The Making of the Estuarium,” Deanna Erickson, education Read more about Exploring the Estuarium[…]
By Victoria Kiefer, Wisconsin Historical Society May 14-15 is the anniversary of the burning and sinking of the War Eagle in the Black River in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Although the location of the wreck is well-known and it is popular in the community – displayed on everything from banners to road signs – murky water Read more about Boating in Circles for Science: Mapping the War Eagle Wreck[…]