Moen’s efforts will serve commercial fishermen, charter fishermen, processors and aquaculture operators, as well as consumers, retailers and those in the culinary world.
Dr. Patrick Blaufuss began his position in September at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Northern Aquaculture Demonstration Facility.
The River Talk series is partnering with Café Scientifique Twin Ports with a virtual talk at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, via Zoom. Dustin Haines, research coordinator with the Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve, will speak.
Wisconsin Sea Grant announced it will confer the award in early 2021.
Our new Trash Trunk This learning kit focuses on trash found in our waterways, otherwise known as marine debris. Its free lessons are applicable for learners at levels kindergarten through adult in both formal and informal educational settings.
Port Washington Marina has been recertified as a Wisconsin Clean Marina. The marina was the first to join the program in 2010 and has continued to uphold a high standard of environmental stewardship.
A former Sea Grant-funded student has been up close with cheetahs, hippos and octupi in his new job with the Milwaukee County Zoo, yet continues to find his past research with round gobies meaningful.
Stephanie King of Oneida, Wisconsin, is breaking new ground. Not only is she first to fill a position with Wisconsin Sea Grant designed to strengthen relationships with First Nation tribes in the Green Bay area, she is in the first cohort of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s First Nations Education Doctoral Program.
Two speakers will offer virtual talks at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14, via Zoom to kick-off a new season of River Talks. Brandon Krumwiede, Great Lakes geospatial coordinator with NOAA’s Office for Coastal Management, will present, “Water Level Change Impacts in the St. Louis River Estuary.” Hannah Burgstaler, freshwater fellow at the Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve, will present, “St. Louis River Estuary Water Level and Canada Geese Population Effect on Manoomin Survival Rate.”
A passion for math, natural resources and community outreach led Nathan Pollesch to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Duluth, where he is working on an analytical model that can predict the effects of pesticides on wildlife populations.