Theresa Qualls hired as Wisconsin Clean Marina Program coordinator

Theresa Qualls is coming back to her work roots with her hire as the Clean Marina Program coordinator for Wisconsin. Qualls helped get the program started with former coordinator, Victoria Harris. The Clean Marina Program is designed to reduce pollution from marinas to protect Wisconsin’s waterways.

Emergency management topic of next River Talk

The River Talk series continues at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the Lake Superior Estuarium (3 Marina Drive, Superior, Wis.). John Sager with Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Dean Johnston with the U.S. Coast Guard, Dave Sletten with Douglas County and Kevin Mustonen with Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, will present “Handling Hazards and Dealing With Disasters: Emergency Management in the Estuary.”

A flight of Great Lakes learning

An exhibit at the Dane County Regional Airport in Madison from now until July offers a wealth of learning about the Great Lakes. On the airport terminal’s ground floor near the ticket counters, Wisconsin Sea Grant’s Graphic Designer Yael Gen has covered five 63-by-48-inch display cases with expansive and colorful photomurals representing themes of sustainability, Read more about A flight of Great Lakes learning[…]

Knauss Fellowship celebrates 40 years in 2019

Since 1982, the marine-science and marine-policy career hopes and dreams of 28 Wisconsin scholars were sparked and nurtured into a blaze due to something known as the John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship, which celebrates a 40-year anniversary this year. The nationally competitive 12-month Washington, D.C.-based fellowship matches graduate students with an interest in ocean, Read more about Knauss Fellowship celebrates 40 years in 2019[…]

Green Bay soothsayers seek to project scenarios for ecosystem restoration

They are diverse group—a geoscientist, limnologist and natural resources educator. Also on the team is a water chemist, biologist, civil engineer and watershed scientist. As collaborators on a Sea Grant-funded effort to envision conditions in Green Bay, you could also say they are soothsayers. It’s a project called Transitioning Science to Management: Developing Models and Read more about Green Bay soothsayers seek to project scenarios for ecosystem restoration[…]