The National Sea Grant College Program is a federal-state-university partnership with 34 programs across the nation, including the program here in Wisconsin. Because federal dollars contribute to our ability to meet the needs of Wisconsin’s coastal communities, and in service to the Great Lakes ecosystem as a whole, we pay attention to funding levels proposed Read more about A special message from the Sea Grant Director[…]
Senior science communicator, Marie Zhuikov, recalls a grisly discovery in connection with a project to control invasive goldfish.
With the cool blue of Lake Superior and soft sloshing waves as a background, The River Talks season ended on a Wisconsin Point beach after a year of virtual presentations. Thomas Howes, natural resources manager with the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa presented, “Ojibwe connection to Wisconsin Point: Past, present and future,” Read more about Ojibwe history on Wisconsin Point is complicated, painful, beautiful[…]
Sea Grant staff members put a lot of work into the fifth annual Water@UW-Madison spring symposium, which was held recently.
The April River Talk featured two speakers who described programs designed to bring tourists to the St. Louis River estuary.
Communications Director Moira Harrington offers her own view of the past year’s empirical, humorous and anecdotal looks at nature in the time of COVID.
Spring is the right time to head to your local stream to see the migration and spawning of Great Lakes sucker species. As water temperatures warm, white and longnose suckers feel the need to move from the Great Lakes into tributaries.
Our “River of Poems” reading in conjunction with the St. Louis River Summit featured a dozen poets from across the country and around the world!
The February River Talk featured Alexis Berke with the Great Lakes Aquarium presenting, “A virtual visit: Explore the St. Louis River exhibits and animals at the Great Lakes Aquarium.” Berke, director of learning and engagement, offered a mini-guided tour of the St. Louis River exhibits at the aquarium designed for all ages
Several Wisconsin Sea Grant staff and fellows are part of the lineup fora virtual conference marking Wisconsin Water Week.