The River Talk series continues at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 13, at the Lake Superior Estuarium. Matt TenEyck, director of the University of Wisconsin-Superior’s Lake Superior Research Institute, will present, “Influencing Industry and Research: Ballast Water.”
A new training program will support trainees at three levels (undergraduates, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows) while strengthening cooperation between the EPA and UW-Madison.
Harbor Centre Marina in Sheboygan was recently recognized for its environmentally responsible business practices to minimize water pollution by being re-certified as a Wisconsin Clean Marina.
A recent master’s graduate of the University of Michigan, Adam Arend is ready to expand his professional experience in the freshwater world.
Wisconsin Sea Grant will participate in three recently announced federally funded aquaculture projects that will support a sustainable, domestic food supply and decrease America’s seafood trade deficit.
To raise awareness about the complex cultural and material nexus that is “plastic,” Wisconsin Sea Grant has collaborated with the Chazen Museum of Art at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, which is presenting, “Plastic Entanglements: Ecology, Aesthetics, Materials.” The free exhibit opened on Sept. 13 and runs through Jan. 5, 2020.
Wisconsin Sea Grant is helping to fund an educational program designed to show teachers and students how nature can be a classroom.
The Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve and the Minnesota and Wisconsin Sea Grant programs are starting the seventh year of science café-type evening talks about the St. Louis River Estuary in October. Jenney Sherren, freshwater fellow at the Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve, will present, “I’ve Seen the Light: Working to Detect Bloody Red Shrimp in the St. Louis River,” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 9 at the Estuarium.
The efforts of a research team led by Chris Houghton will shed light on the food web in lower Green Bay and carry implications for Area of Concern listing in the area.
Wisconsin Sea Grant-funded researchers are looking into the mystery of why silica levels are going up in Lake Michigan, which may also account for why they are going up in lakes Huron and Superior, as well.