What color is your fall?

Moira Harrington, Sea Grant’s assistant director for communications, explains why it’s important to rake your leaves in fall to protect water quality.

Visiting the house that sparked coastal land use setbacks

The dynamics of land and water were on display for members of the Coastal Hazards of Superior group when they toured Lake Superior’s South Shore at a homesite in Herbster, Wisconsin. The home, now owned by Dan and Mary Schneider, was moved 20 years ago farther inland from an eroding lake bluff in one of the first efforts to address coastal home erosion and establish setback distances in Bayfield County.

A pretty fishy work experience

Members of the Sea Grant communications team toured Sea Grant-related projects on Lake Michigan to learn more about the benefits of wild rice on the lake’s ecosystem.

Let there be cake! Sea Grant celebrates 50 years at River Talks

The final River Talk for the 2021-22 season was held in May. Sea Grant Director Jim Hurley presented, “Sea Grant at 50: Looking Back, Moving Forward,” examining the formation of this science-based organization devoted to sustainable use and protection of Great Lakes resources.

Rivers2Lake Program sparks curiosity

Schoolchildren from Northern Lights Elementary in Superior enjoyed a successful outing on Wisconsin Point as part of the decade-long Rivers2Lake Education Program.

A long-awaited tour of the SS Meteor

After 10 years of working in Wisconsin Sea Grant’s Lake Superior Field Office next to the SS Meteor – the last remaining whaleback ship in the world – our science communicator, Marie Zhuikov, finally took a tour of it.