The ever-changing ecosystems of the Great Lakes

Continuing our series of posts celebrating our 50th anniversary, we check with in Fisheries Specialist Titus Seilheimer to discusses how his field has changed over the years and how he hopes to see it progress.

Sea Grant was second career for Harvey Hoven

Former Wisconsin Sea Grant extension agent Harvey Hoven worked out of the Superior field office. He was employed from 1989 through 2003 and focused on coastal businesses along the South Shore of Lake Superior, aquaculture in the Midwest and initial efforts to remediate the St. Louis River, the largest U.S. tributary into Lake Superior.

Eat fish, people!

Continuing Wisconsin Sea Grant’s 50th anniversary blog series, communications student Eva Ryan interviewed Sharon Moen, the Eat Wisconsin Fish outreach specialist. They discussed the past, present and hopes for the future of producing fish in Wisconsin for local and global consumption.

Invasive species: then and now

In the first of a series celebrating Wisconsin Sea Grant’s upcoming 50th anniversary, Tim Campbell, aquatic invasive species outreach specialist, describes how things have changed in his field in the past 50 years, and how he hopes they will progress.

Using drama as an introduction to marine debris prevention

Wisconsin Sea Grant is leading one of six projects recently funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Marine Debris Program. The projects, announced today, focus on preventing the introduction of marine debris (trash, fishing gear and microplastics) into coastal and Great Lakes environments.