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.

A River Knock

The March 2022 River Talk required hands-on participation. Marne Kaeske, cultural preservation specialist with the 1854 Treaty Authority, led an activity where attendees constructed their own wild rice harvesting sticks.