Educators to set sail for science workshop on Lake Superior

Eight educators from Minnesota and eight from Wisconsin will sail aboard a three-masted schooner from St. Ignace, Michigan, through the Soo Locks to Duluth, Minnesota, August 5-12, 2019. Their guides aboard the Denis Sullivan will combine native and Western water-science in a hands-on teach-the-teacher experience.

Over the moon over manoomin

Sarah Dance, a Ph.D. student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, was recently awarded a Baldwin Wisconsin Idea Endowment grant to fund research into wild rice in Wisconsin.

Sea Grant announces new coastal engineer

Adam Bechle is a busy man in his new job as Wisconsin Sea Grant’s coastal engineer. He’s helping the organizations across the state with erosion and flooding issues.