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February River Talk Puts a Dollar Value on the Watershed

The next monthly River Talk is scheduled for Wed. Feb. 24, 7 p.m. at Barker’s Waterfront Grille (Barker’s Island Inn, 300 Marina Dr., Superior, Wis.). Nancy Schudlt, water projects coordinator with the Fond du Lac Band will present, “The Value of Nature’s Benefits in the St. Louis River Watershed.”

Teachers Can Trade Whiteboards for Whitecaps

From July 15-19, 4th-10th grade teachers and non-formal educators from a Great Lakes state can take advantage of the opportunity to spend time on the U.S. EPA’s research vessel the Lake Guardian. The application deadline is March 2.

Deidre Peroff: New Wisconsin Sea Grant Social Scientist

Wisconsin Sea Grant’s former (and first) social scientist, Jane Harrison, departed to work for North Carolina Sea Grant a few months ago. In a trade-off by chance, the program’s new social scientist, Deidre Peroff, is coming to Wisconsin Sea Grant from North Carolina

Clough Island and Hudson Bay Trip Featured in Next Two River Talks

The next monthly River Talk is scheduled for Wed. Jan. 27, 7 p.m. at Barker’s Waterfront Grille. Molly Wick with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will present, “Next Stop, Clough Island: A Story of Conservation and Restoration in the Heart of the St. Louis River Estuary.”

A special bonus River Talk that features a different river than usual will be held on Wed. Feb 3, 7 p.m. in the Erlenbach Lecture Hall, first floor of Swenson Hall, University of Wisconsin Superior. Adventurer Natalie Warren will present, “Hudson Bay Bound.”