The 2014 Wisconsin general fishing opener is May 3. Download a handy app before heading out with a rod, reel and tackle box.
The next monthly River Talk is scheduled for Apr. 29 at 7 p.m. at the Clyde Iron Works Restaurant (2920 W. Michigan St., Duluth, Minn.). John Lindgren and Paul Piszczek with the Minnesota and Wisconsin departments of natural resources will present, “Something Fishy: What’s happening with fish in the St. Louis River Estuary.”
What’s an Attack Pack, you ask? One Madison educator shares her experience with the teaching tool.
Nguyen Khac Tiep will address the linkage between climate change and energy generation on April 28 at UW-Madison.
In February, a team of five high school students from Spring Valley in Pierce County, Wisconsin, emerged victorious in the 2014 Lake Sturgeon Bowl. Now, it’s off to the national competition in Seattle.
The Lake Michigan Stakeholder’s annual spring membership meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 30, at the Urban Ecology Center-Menomonee Valley (3700 W. Pierce St.) in Milwaukee from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., focusing on “Youth and the Environment: Engaging the Next Generation in Conservation.”
The next monthly River Talk is scheduled for Mar. 25 at 7 p.m. at the Clyde Iron Works Restaurant (2920 W. Michigan St., Duluth, Minn.). Thomas Howes, natural resources program manager with the Fond du Lac Tribe of Lake Superior Chippewa, will present, “Gaa Miininangwaa Ganawenjigwein (Taking Care of the Gifts Given to Us),” which deals with wild rice management, research and restoration in the estuary by the tribe.
Wisconsin Sea Grant scientists have discovered that burbot spawn in deep reefs and also later in the season than previously known. Their findings, published in Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, add a fifth spawning behavior to those already identified for burbot.
For only $6, you could own the brand-new Fish of the Great Lakes poster that beautifully presents 35 species inhabiting the world’s largest freshwater system.
In 2014-16, Wisconsin Sea Grant will fund 19 projects to explore the freshwater seas.