Some strains of E. coli can survive for a long time in beach sand, meaning that the presence of E. coli is not necessarily an indicator of recent fecal pollution and contaminated water.
A unique program in northern Wisconsin uses the healing value and inspiration of spending time in water to aid youths facing significant mental health challenges and to educate middle and high school students. Thanks to funding from Wisconsin Sea Grant, the program is expanding its reach, and connecting teens with freshwater science.
Over the course of ten weeks, eight interns are coming together to share their experiences. Their Wisconsin Sea Grant internships, targeted toward underserved and indigenous communities, are taking place this summer.
The video Voices of the Coast, Mary Lou Schneider captured a silver award in a competition run by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.
The Wisconsin Water Resources Science-Policy Postdoctoral Fellowship fits Gavin Dehnert’s passion for water and desire to make a difference in water quality through policy work.
UW-Madison students Rykia Amos and Celeste Gunderson conducted original research under the mentorship of Wisconsin Sea Grant’s David Hart.
Educators in Minnesota and Wisconsin are invited to sign up for a virtual workshop about how people influence the Great Lakes.
Launching May 27, “Introduced: Aquatic invaders and stories from our changing waters” will cover a range of topics related to aquatic invasive species in Wisconsin and the Great Lakes.
In Wisconsin, Joe Naughton studied hydrology and urban water issues. Now, as a Knauss Fellow, he’s expanding his knowledge of ocean issues, policy and communication.
The recorded version of a Zoom webinar gives Lake Michigan coastal residents valuable information about water level forecasts, emergency management activities and much more.