Educators from Wisconsin and Minnesota will be sailing aboard the S/V Denis Sullivan as part of a unique professional development workshop offered by the Great Lakes Sea Grant Network’s Center for Great Lakes Literacy with financial support from the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. The six-day, five-night workshop from August 13-18 begins in Milwaukee and ends in Duluth when the Sullivan sails into the harbor as part of the Duluth Tall Ships Festival’s Parade of Sail.
Sea Grant will offer the students it supports training to prepare them to amplify science’s impact, engage with stakeholders and assist science-based decision making.
Congratulations, Cristal Sanchez-Estrada, the 2016 Weston Scholarship winner. She’s got quite a story.
The third meeting in a series to gather public input on Lake Michigan’s higher water levels and the implications for coastal bluff stability and nearby ravines will take place on Aug. 17 in Bayside, Wis.
Watch a brief video interview with an up-ad-coming beach scientist.
The Wisconsin Maritime Museum has a new exhibit, Wisconsin’s Underwater Treasures. For the month of August, the Sea Grant and Water Resources Institute’s photo display will be installed as well, providing an ideal complement to the exhibit.
Danielle Cloutier always knew she wanted to be a scientist. Now she’ll get the chance to make a difference, too.
As part of an ongoing project, Sea Grant will host a public meeting about rising Lake Michigan water levels and what that means for people who live and recreate along the shore.
Former Coastal Engineer Phil Keillor’s legacy was renewed when Adam Bechle, a recent graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, started work as the first J. Philip Keillor Science-Policy Fellow. Wisconsin Sea Grant and the Wisconsin Coastal Management Program created this opportunity to honor Keillor and to continue his work.
Five Wisconsin teachers will be plying the waters of Lake Superior this summer in the name of Great Lakes science literacy. The teachers will join 10 others as part of a Shipboard Science Workshop aboard the R/V Lake Guardian that departs from Duluth, Minn., on July 9 for six days.