Undergraduate research scholar Briana Shea has been researching the concept of a “sand motor” and its potential benefits for Lake Michigan beaches.
The River Talk series continues at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11, at the Lake Superior Estuarium (3 Marina Dr., Superior, Wis.). Euan Reavie, senior research associate and Water Initiative associate director with the National Resources Research Institute, will present: “Tiny Fossils Shed Light on the Past and Future of Water Quality.”
The city of Superior is beginning a process this summer, led by Wisconsin Sea Grant’s Julia Noordyk, to review and update city codes and ordinances to reduce stormwater pollution.
From 2018-20, Sea Grant will commit $2.8 million to research projects on eight state campuses.
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When it comes to Wisconsin’s fisheries, Justine Hasz gets around, and her expertise has now landed her on the Wisconsin Sea Grant Advisory Council.
The River Talk series continues this month, but will be held in a different location and day of the week. On Tuesday, March 13, 6:30 p.m. in the Yellowjacket Union at the University of Wisconsin-Superior, (1605 Catlin Ave., Superior, Wis.), Katie LaPlante with the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, will present “The Search for Superior Spiders.”
A Japanese professor’s concern about the condition of the ocean’s coral reefs translated into a unique melding of freshwater art and science once he found himself in the Great Lakes.
Todd Ambs, director of the Healing Our Waters (HOW)-Great Lakes Coalition, grew up on Michigan’s lakes and rivers. He’s spent the last 25 years focusing on water policy. It’s safe to say that Ambs is attracted to water and to organizations that advocate for it. This has put him in a unique position to be a member of Wisconsin Sea Grant’s advisory council. Learn more about this advocate for the Great Lakes.
Join Tim Campbell, aquatic invasive species outreach specialist for UW-Extension and Wisconsin Sea Grant, for a free screening of the two-hour documentary, “Making Waves: Battle for the Great Lakes,” followed by a short question-and-answer session. The screening will take place at 6:30-9:30 p.m. on Friday, March 9, at the Lake Superior Estuarium on Barker’s Island in Superior (3 Marina Drive).