Two Wisconsin teachers will join a dozen others from around the Great Lakes on a week-long research cruise on Lake Ontario with scientists. The R/V Lake Guardian will depart from Buffalo, New York, on July 9, ending in Youngstown, New York, on July 15, with stops in ports along the way to learn about the ecology, history and economy of the lake.
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.