The River Talk series wraps up for the season at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 8, at the Lake Superior Estuarium (3 Marina Drive, Superior, Wis.). Lorena Rios Mendoza with University of Wisconsin-Superior will present, “Newton Creek: Is there contamination after an explosion?”
Perhaps you’ve read the book, “People of the Sturgeon: Wisconsin’s Love Affair with an Ancient Fish.” Now you can listen to audio of the people who made the book possible.
As anglers are readying gear for the opening of the 2019 fishing season on May 4, they can add a free guide and downloadable app to their lures, lines and bobbers. Wisconsin Sea Grant offers a downloadable four-page guide on selecting lure colors to increase the odds of reeling in a catch. The resource, Read more about Free resources for May 4 fishing opener[…]
The annual conference, held Feb. 15-16 in Eau Claire, brought together current aquaculture producers both large and small, those looking to enter the field, journalists, researchers and others interested in maintaining a healthy industry.
Flash flooding can happen quickly, posing a threat to life and property. But, if weather predictions can pinpoint locations at higher risk, emergency managers and residents may be more prepared to heed flash flood warnings.
1988 was a very good year for Wisconsin Sea Grant-funded research papers. Project Assistant Molly Daniels surveyed 48 years’ worth of peer-reviewed journals – going back to 1970 – and identified 1988 as having the greatest number of citations: 1,857. The popularity of one particular paper accounts for most of 1988’s good vintage. That was Read more about Vintage science demonstrates research impacts[…]
This year, a team from the Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin Sea Grant programs are embarking on a venture to help marinas make their facilities more environmentally sustainable by harnessing the power of green infrastructure. The three-year, three-state project was awarded $809,000 in 2018 by the Great Lakes Protection Fund,
The River Talk series continues at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10, at the Lake Superior Estuarium (3 Marina Drive, Superior, Wis.). Jane Anklam with University of Wisconsin-Extension and Doug Soldat with the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Soil Science will present, “Is this Dirt Clean?”
Carlton, who has a Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction and environmental resources from UW-Madison, will work out of the Sea Grant Office in Madison.
Drownings during a tragic day on Lake Michigan in 2003 came under scrutiny recently by Wisconsin Sea Grant scientists who are studying a storm-induced wave called a meteotsunami. Their results were published in “Scientific Reports.” The article details findings that a storm formed a moderate-height meteotsunami, which is what went on to cause the unexpected rip currents. Although these conditions may not be rare, this is the first time researchers have verified a meteotsunami-generated rip current.