It takes a family to deal with dangerous currents

Chin Wu is working to “build a family” to deal with dangerous currents along the South Shore of Lake Superior and on other beaches in the Great Lakes. Wu, a professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, made the comment during a dangerous currents workshop in late May in Ashland, Wisconsin.

“People of the Sturgeon” lives on, online!

Graduate student Morgan Witte has helped make “People of the Sturgeon” audio interviews available online, expanding the ways that people can interact with the book’s content.

Newton Creek under the microscope

Lorena Rios-Mendoza with the University of Wisconsin-Superior has found 15 toxic chemicals so far in Newton Creek in Superior.

Spring Thaw Throwdown: On to the championship round!

It’s time to decide who will win it all in the Spring Thaw Throwdown, earning the dubious title of Least Wanted AIS in Wisconsin! Will be it zebra and quagga mussels, or silver and bighead carp?

Talking dirt at River Talks

Jane Anklam with University of Wisconsin-Extension and Doug Soldat with the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Soil Science presented the April River Talk at the Lake Superior Estuarium. Their talk, “Is this dirt clean?” touched on a variety of topics, from composting, to jumping worms, to lead contamination. Although there are 700 types of soil Read more about Talking dirt at River Talks[…]