Mike LeClair is a fourth-generation commercial fisherman on Lake Michigan, based out of Two Rivers, Wisconsin. With more than 45 years of fishing experience, he’s one of Wisconsin Sea Grant’s partners on a project that sought to understand the catch rates of whitefish and incidental species (bycatch) in an experimental trawl fishery on Lake Michigan. Read more about Project partner: Mike LeClair, Susie-Q Fish Co.[…]
One of our science communicators learns a new skill and encourages discussions about water, all at the same time.
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?
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[…]
We’ve moved on to the Final Four in the Spring Thaw Throwdown! This time around, cast your votes via Facebook and Twitter polls to see who moves ahead in competition.
On March 28, a group of kids engaged in time travel as Anne Moser, senior special librarian of the Wisconsin Water Library, led a presentation on shipwrecks at the Rosemary Garfoot Public Library in Cross Plains.
Tim Campbell weighs in with results and analysis from Round 2 of the Spring Thaw Throwdown, our tournament to see who is Wisconsin’s Least Wanted Aquatic Invasive Species!
Your commentator Tim Campbell weighs in with results and analysis from Round 1 of the Spring Thaw Throwdown, our tournament to see who is Wisconsin’s Least Wanted Aquatic Invasive Species!
While all invasive species are unwanted in some regard, they all can’t make the Spring Thaw Throwdown Least Wanted Tournament. The selection committee debated over many worthy species and feel strongly about the 16 that made this year’s tournament. For all of the bubble-watchers out there, below is a little information on the first four Read more about First four out of the Spring Thaw Throwdown[…]
The macrophyte regional is stacked with talent! Meet the competitors.