Stop the Spiny!

A new and unusual video aims to stop the spread of an aquatic invasive species that’s damaging local lakes.

Two Beach Projects Designed to Save Lives in the Great Lakes

Just in time for National Beach Safety Week and Rip Current Awareness Week June 4-11, beaches on lakes Superior and Michigan will be safer thanks to continuation of two projects designed to increase awareness and safety measures for rip currents.

Returning to the Scene of the Shipwrecks

A participant in a diving field school last fall, graduate student Tori Kiefer is back to help a new set of students learn the joy of surveying shipwrecks.

The Student Side of Sea Grant

Students are an important part of almost every project Wisconsin Sea Grant supports. Now there’s an online resource to help students–past, present and future–connect with each other.

River Talks Season Finale Focuses on 21st Ave. West Project

The monthly River Talk series concludes in Duluth on Wed. May 25, 7 p.m. at Vikre Distillery (525 Lake Ave. S., Suite 102, Duluth, Minn.). Dan Carlson with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will present, “Mucking Around in the Harbor: The 21st Avenue West Project.”

Joe Fitzgerald: From Plankton Guy to Water Resources Policy Economist

Wisconsin Sea Grant student, Joe Fitzgerald, spent the past two years working with Northland College Professor Randy Lehr collecting plankton. He hopes one day to focus on water resources policy and economics. Not bad for a student who started out as an assistant custodian in the lab where he is now a research scientist!