On Dec. 11, more than 90 people gathered in Duluth, Minnesota, for a conference on western Lake Superior water levels. They heard and provided the latest intel on what’s going on with the lake and what’s predicted for the near future.
UW-Madison graduate and former Sea Grant fellow Bridget Faust describes her experiences during 15 months in Washington, D.C.–with advice for potential fellowship applicants!
Matt TenEyck with the University of Wisconsin-Superior Lake Superior Research Institute presented the November River Talk at the Lake Superior Estuarium. His talk, “Influencing Industry and Research: Ballast Water,” offered the latest news in ballast water research. TenEyck’s institute recently took over management of the ballast water testing facility located on Montreal Pier in the Read more about River Talk explored ballast water research at UWS[…]
As her December graduation nears, Information School master’s student Morgan Witte wraps up a successful stint at the Wisconsin Water Library.
Tamara Thomsen, Caitlin Zant and Tori Kiefer study and document Wisconsin’s underwater historical assets as a way to chronicle and commemorate the past. Thanks to their industriousness, no other state has more shipwrecks listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The first River Talk of the season took place on Oct. 9 in the Estuarium in Superior, Wisconsin. Jenny Sherren, an undergraduate student at the University of Minnesota Duluth, presented, “I’ve Seen the Light: Working to Detect Bloody Red Shrimp in the St. Louis River.” She discussed her research project, which involved luring tiny zooplankton Read more about A college student’s search for bloody red shrimp[…]
Sea Grant Coastal Engineer Adam Bechle tackles a timely topic with his five things to know about Great Lakes water levels.
The 6th annual Clean Bay Backers’ Bringing Back the Bay Tour took place on Sept. 9. It included a report card on the health of the Fox River in Green Bay and a behind-the-scenes look at Tetra Tech’s operations — the general contractor overseeing remediation on PCB-laden sediment dredged from the river, with oversight from Read more about A Win for the Clean Bay Backers[…]
The Wisconsin Water Library is a great resource for schools and students. Moira Harrington, our communications coordinator, reminisces about her children’s school days.
Kyle Woolever with the Superior Fresh aquaculture facility was featured in a Sea Grant display at the Dane County Regional Airport. Now that the display is being dismantled, his parents get to keep his huge photo that was part of it.