Wisconsin Point field trip wraps up the River Talk season

The River Talk series wraps up for the season with a field trip on Wisconsin Point at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 12. Thomas Howes, natural resources manager for the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, will lead the outing entitled, “Ojibwe connection to Wisconsin Point: Past, present and future.”

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St. Louis River tourism and new water trail talk

The next River Talk will take place via Zoom at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 14. “Discovering the magic of the estuary: Bringing tourists to the St. Louis River,” will feature Nikky Farmakes, director of marketing and social media for the Superior-Douglas County Chamber of Commerce and Travel Superior, and Kris Eilers, executive director of the St. Louis River Alliance.

New video explores greening of Milwaukee to combat heat island and flooding

In a concise and informative video released today, Wisconsin Sea Grant presents the science behind the effectiveness of green infrastructure—rain gardens or green roofs, for instance. Green infrastructure can turn down the heat and improve water quality and habitat by absorbing heavy rainfall and diverting it from a sewer system. The question is, what combination Read more about New video explores greening of Milwaukee to combat heat island and flooding[…]

Every person is a decision maker

Now retired from her position as a water quality specialist in Green Bay, Vicky Harris reflects on her 50-year on-again off-again relationship with Sea Grant.