The River Talk series wraps up for the season with a field trip on Wisconsin Point at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 12. Thomas Howes, natural resources manager for the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, will lead the outing entitled, “Ojibwe connection to Wisconsin Point: Past, present and future.”
Acting Secretary Anne Sayers and Office of Outdoor Recreation Director Mary Monroe Brown of the Wisconsin Department of Tourism will speak Thursday, May 6.
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Newly published research shows that VHSV, which can cause affected fish to die, can be found further inland and in more bodies of water in Wisconsin than previously known.
The free symposium will take place May 7.
The next River Talk will take place via Zoom at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 14. “Discovering the magic of the estuary: Bringing tourists to the St. Louis River,” will feature Nikky Farmakes, director of marketing and social media for the Superior-Douglas County Chamber of Commerce and Travel Superior, and Kris Eilers, executive director of the St. Louis River Alliance.
In a concise and informative video released today, Wisconsin Sea Grant presents the science behind the effectiveness of green infrastructure—rain gardens or green roofs, for instance. Green infrastructure can turn down the heat and improve water quality and habitat by absorbing heavy rainfall and diverting it from a sewer system. The question is, what combination Read more about New video explores greening of Milwaukee to combat heat island and flooding[…]
Now retired from her position as a water quality specialist in Green Bay, Vicky Harris reflects on her 50-year on-again off-again relationship with Sea Grant.
On Thursday, April 15, Dr. Sarah Balgooyen will talk about what are frequently dubbed “forever chemicals.”
On Thursday, March 18, at 7 p.m., Tim Campbell will speak about “What cartoon zebra mussels taught me about invasive species communication.”