In 1966, when President Lyndon Johnson signed the National Sea Grant College Act, it’s because of Robert Ragotzkie that not just oceans and the salty coasts were included in the law. The Great Lakes were also provided with resources to conduct research on and offer education and outreach related to the world’s largest source of Read more about Advocate for Great Lakes science dies at 97[…]
Wisconsin Sea Grant’s videographer Bonnie Willison recently captured a video award through a regional competition coordinated by an organization called Madison Media Professionals. The group presents WAVE Awards, which honor excellence in the video production industry as well as in web, audio, video and graphic design. The 2021 competition received over 90 entries, including materials Read more about Sea Grant recognized for video production[…]
Spurred on by memories of a significant bloom that affected her hometown of Toledo in 2014, Jordan Murray works to keep Wisconsinites and their pets safe from harmful algal blooms.
A new website details what Indigenous communities in the Upper Midwest are doing to conserve and protect water. Named Bimaadiziwin Nibi, Water is Life, the story map is divided into sections, each centered around a different environmental issue.
Minneapolis-based poet Moheb Soliman will discuss his writing in conversation with Sea Grant’s Anne Moser on Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. on Zoom.
For the latest “dish” about Great Lakes fish, you’ll want to listen to “The Fish Dish.” The podcast, co-hosted by longtime coworkers and friends Sharon Moen and Marie Zhuikov, introduces you to the people behind Wisconsin’s fishing and aquaculture industries.
The next River Talk will take place at 7 p.m., Wednesday, November 10 via Zoom. Samuel Geer will present, “Revealing the Invisible: Experiencing and Interpreting the St. Louis River along Waabizheshikana (The Marten Trail).”
Russ Green, who heads a brand-new national marine sanctuary in Lake Michigan, joins Sea Grant’s Advisory Council.
On Thursday, Nov. 11, the Lake Talks series will present the topic “Maadagindan! (Start Reading!) Literature for Young People about the Great Lakes and Ojibwe Culture” with a trio of panelists.
Wisconsin Sea Grant’s Gavin Dehnert earned his Ph.D. by studying the effects of commercial 2,4-D herbicide exposure on the development and behavior of freshwater fish at different life stages. Now, he’s taking his research out of the lab and into the natural environment, where 2,4-D is used to treat lakes for the invasive plant, Eurasian watermilfoil.