Influencing industry and research: Ballast water

The River Talk series continues at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 13, at the Lake Superior Estuarium. Matt TenEyck, director of the University of Wisconsin-Superior’s Lake Superior Research Institute, will present, “Influencing Industry and Research: Ballast Water.”

Entangled in plastic: New Madison exhibit highlights marine debris

To raise awareness about the complex cultural and material nexus that is “plastic,” Wisconsin Sea Grant has collaborated with the Chazen Museum of Art at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, which is presenting, “Plastic Entanglements: Ecology, Aesthetics, Materials.” The free exhibit opened on Sept. 13 and runs through Jan. 5, 2020.