Recreational enthusiasts flocking to North Beach in Port Washington will be much safer thanks to new “traffic lights” mounted atop an informational kiosk that will brightly indicate the presence, or absence, of dangerous waves and rip currents.
Greg Kleinheinz, with the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, is in the middle of a project that looks at the effectiveness of beach redesigns on 10 Wisconsin beaches.
A new guide helps anglers identify salmon and trout species of the Great Lakes, which can often look quite similar.
People concerned about dangerous currents along the South Shore of Lake Superior are invited to a free workshop on the topic from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, May 24 at the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute, Northland College in Ashland, Wisconsin.
Thanks to effective programs designed to combat the spread of AIS, the rate of new invasions is not increasing and boater surveys show that boaters take prevention actions at a high rate.
Danielle Cloutier, Wisconsin Sea Grant’s 2017 Knauss Marine Policy Fellow, has taken a new position with the American Sportfishing Association.
The River Talk series wraps up for the season at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 8, at the Lake Superior Estuarium (3 Marina Drive, Superior, Wis.). Lorena Rios Mendoza with University of Wisconsin-Superior will present, “Newton Creek: Is there contamination after an explosion?”
Perhaps you’ve read the book, “People of the Sturgeon: Wisconsin’s Love Affair with an Ancient Fish.” Now you can listen to audio of the people who made the book possible.
As anglers are readying gear for the opening of the 2019 fishing season on May 4, they can add a free guide and downloadable app to their lures, lines and bobbers. Wisconsin Sea Grant offers a downloadable four-page guide on selecting lure colors to increase the odds of reeling in a catch. The resource, Read more about Free resources for May 4 fishing opener[…]
The annual conference, held Feb. 15-16 in Eau Claire, brought together current aquaculture producers both large and small, those looking to enter the field, journalists, researchers and others interested in maintaining a healthy industry.