Unsalted Fish for Shark Week

Shark Week is coming next week. (July 22-29. Cue the “Jaws” theme music!) The Discovery Channel presents this annual blitz of broadcasting to spotlight dwellers of saltwater worlds. When present in water, salt supports the lives of these inarguably fascinating species. Salt also ensures a tasty rim around my margarita glass but if we want to Read more about Unsalted Fish for Shark Week[…]

Celebrate Lake Superior Day

Lake Superior Day is happening this Saturday, July 15, from 11 am – 3 pm on Barker’s Island in Superior. Focused on celebrating and appreciating the greatest Great Lake, the event will include free family fun with live music, kids’ activities and much more.  Stop by and visit our Wisconsin Sea Grant booth in the Read more about Celebrate Lake Superior Day[…]

Exploring the Estuarium

By Brianna Taggart, University of Minnesota Duluth On May 9, the River Talks series concluded for the season at the Lake Superior Estuarium on Barker’s Island in Superior, Wisconsin. The presentation took a different turn than usual when it offered a tour of the new Estuarium. During “The Making of the Estuarium,” Deanna Erickson, education Read more about Exploring the Estuarium[…]

The Husky Energy Oil Refinery Fire – What’s Going on With the Environment?

Gene Clark, Wisconsin Sea Grant’s coastal engineer, and I are back in our offices in Superior, Wisconsin, this week, following an evacuation last week due to an explosion and fire at the Husky Energy oil refinery. The incident happened the morning of Thursday, April 26, with a loud bang that sounded like an electrical transformer Read more about The Husky Energy Oil Refinery Fire – What’s Going on With the Environment?[…]

Sturgeon Art Exhibit

Lake sturgeon are the stars of an art exhibit that opens today at the School of Education Art Gallery at UW-Madison. A reception will be held this Thursday. For more information about this project, please see this story from our Sea Grant Press Room.