Summer is a perfect time for Wisconsin boaters to think about responsible boating practices. Simple actions help prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species. The Clean Boats, Clean Waters program educates boaters about those steps.
Our popular Home Preservation of Fish series welcomes a new fact sheet–planking!
James Hurley and Andrew Struck will speak to members of Congress on June 28, 2018. The focus will be on how Sea Grant programs in various regions of the country help coastal communities respond to changing conditions.
Sea Grant won an international communications award for a strong community relations project on green infrastructure.
Sea Grant-funded research spearheaded by Chris Hartleb holds promise for Wisconsin fish farmers to be able to raise walleye and saugeye in indoor aquaculture systems. Hartleb is a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and also directs the Northern Aquaculture Demonstration Facility in Bayfield, Wis.
NOAA announced recently that the Sea Grant programs in Wisconsin, Michigan and Minnesota will receive funds to create a Manoomin (wild rice) toolkit. Leading the effort in Wisconsin will be Deidre Peroff, Wisconsin Sea Grant’s social scientist. Read more…
Sea Grant-funded researchers have embarked on a study that will help Wisconsin fish farmers understand consumer perceptions of their products. Aquaculture is currently a $21 million industry in the state. Read more…
Jack Cotrone, a recent graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s graduate program in water resources management, is headed to Ann Arbor, Mich., for a one-year fellowship.
A new podcast series, Wisconsin Water News, highlights stories previously only available in print from Wisconsin Sea Grant and the Water Resources Institute. Series Narrator and Science Communicator Marie Zhuikov brings the stories alive by featuring in-person and phone interviews of the people behind the news.
It can’t happen just any old time. Removing sediment from or adding it to harbors to help ships pass or for construction projects is regulated by state and federal rules designed to lessen impacts to the plants and animals living in both marine and fresh water. The Wisconsin and Minnesota Sea Grant programs are working with partners to apply the best science to the timing of dredging windows for Great Lakes harbors.