Two Wisconsin Water News podcast episodes were named award-winning by an international communications competition known as AVA Digital Awards.
Sea Grant videographer Bonnie Willison captured three awards through a regional competition coordinated by an organization called Madison Media Professionals.
Sarah Balgooyen is using her funding as a J. Philip Keillor Water Science Fellow to determine how much PFAS contamination in Marinette is moving toward Green Bay and if it’s going to be an issue for Lake Michigan.
Sea Grant research led by Fisheries Specialist Titus Seilheimer may spur a rule change that would allow trawling for whitefish in a portion of Lake Michigan.
A survey of Wisconsin boaters reveals that a majority “usually” or “always” take steps to prevent the spread of AIS when boating—a credit to Wisconsin’s efforts to promote environmentally responsible boating behaviors.
Researchers funded by Wisconsin Sea Grant have found that various amounts and types of dissolved organic matter combined with sunlight can break down different pollutants in the St. Louis River.
EPA-UW-Madison Research Fellow Ryan Lepak is looking at sources of methylmercury in fish and how it accumulates in and moves through the Great Lakes environment.
Sea Grant Contributed to Fox River Effort For three decades beginning in the 1950s, seven Fox River Valley paper mills manufactured or recycled carbonless copy paper. Like so many processes and products of the modern world, carbonless copy paper represented human ingenuity. Multiple copies of documents could be created at a single stroke and the Read more about Largest PCB cleanup in the world winding down[…]
According to a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 40 years of reduced mercury use, emissions, and loading in the Great Lakes region have largely not produced equivalent declines in the amount of mercury accumulating in large game fish.
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.”