Emergency management topic of next River Talk

The River Talk series continues at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the Lake Superior Estuarium (3 Marina Drive, Superior, Wis.). John Sager with Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Dean Johnston with the U.S. Coast Guard, Dave Sletten with Douglas County and Kevin Mustonen with Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, will present “Handling Hazards and Dealing With Disasters: Emergency Management in the Estuary.”

“Chocolate Milk” Sediment Plumes Featured in Next River Talk

The River Talk series continues at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at the Lake Superior Estuarium (3 Marina Dr., Superior, Wis.). Elizabeth Minor, a professor with the University of Minnesota Duluth’s Large Lakes Observatory, will present: “Lake Superior Storm Stories: A Biogeochemist’s View of the Plumes.”

And the Student Becomes the Master

This fall, Wisconsin Sea Grant bid farewell to a longtime and treasured employee, Kathy Schmitt Kline. She’s played many roles in the organization, all in service to Great Lakes stakeholders.

Tap Talks Series Taps Into Community Science Learning

A free monthly series of two-way science conversations where researchers on topics like butterflies, water, politics and Wisconsin’s deer herd will welcome questions. The Tap Talks are slated for 4 p.m. on second Sundays, September 2018 through May 2019.

A Career Solving Wicked, Sticky and Humongous Coastal Engineering Problems

Gene Clark, Wisconsin Sea Grant’s coastal engineer, is planning to retire in 2019. Read about his standout accomplishments, which include the Sea Caves Watch Project, the freshwater steel corrosion issue in Lake Superior and the beneficial reuse of material dredged from Great Lakes harbors. We will miss him!