With Memorial weekend coming up, this is a good time for a story about five things to know about boating in the Badger State, and about a Wisconsin Sea Grant-supported initiative, the Wisconsin Clean Marina Program.
CHAOS stands for the Coastal Hazards of Superior. The new group is a community of practice for sharing knowledge and resources about natural hazards that affect Lake Superior coastal communities in Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Our student blogger intern, Elise, shares a story about her experience a few years ago helping leatherback sea turtles in Costa Rica. An estimated 34,000 to 36,000 nesting females are now left worldwide, compared to 115,000 in 1980.
In honor of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, we highlight five popular posts from our blog.
One of our science communicators visited the world’s largest research ocean while on vacation. Can you guess where it is located?
Three participants in a 2019 shipboard science workshop discussed their journey on Lake Superior aboard a replica 19th-century schooner.
As part of the River Talks series, Vern Northrup presented his five-year photography journey titled, “Akinomaage: Teaching from the Earth,” on March 3 at the St. Louis River Summit held at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center.
Science Communicator Marie Zhuikov and Natalie Chin were treated to a tour of the Superior Municipal Forest last week, courtesy of the Friends of the Lake Superior Reserve group and naturalist Mike Anderson. This green gem offers 4,400 acres of the best remaining example of a boreal forest in Wisconsin and it’s the third largest municipal forest in the country
Nancy Schuldt delivered her River Talk, “Promoting Tribal Health by Protecting and Restoring Manoomin (Wild Rice) in the St. Louis River and Beyond,” on Feb. 12, stressing the importance of manoomin’s presence in the St. Louis River and the benefits it creates in health, wellness and wealth.
Communications Coordinator Moira Harrington recently visited the Cedarburg Bog, a University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Field Station. Although it’s winter, a lot is happening at the station. Moira explains why we’re fortunate that these pockets of learning and exploration exist.