Tyler Firkus, a fish and wildlife Ph.D. candidate at Michigan State University, is undertaking an ambitious research project to study what happens to lake trout that survive attacks by sea lamprey. The study will help Great Lakes fishery managers better understand this stressor to the fish population.
Backed by funding from Wisconsin Sea Grant, UW-Madison researcher Trina McMahon has become the worldwide authority on the key bacteria in freshwater lakes.
Scientist Steve Carpenter and artist Sarah FitzSimons will offer a talk on Oct. 21 on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
A briefing on Sept. 21, sponsored by the Sea Grant Association in cooperation with The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, featured Jim Sharrow with the Duluth Seaway Port Authority as one of three speakers.
West Bend is playing host to a photography display and informative panel exhibit about the wealth of water in Wisconsin and its many uses.
The first River Talk of the season, “Big and Small: Plastic Garbage in the St. Louis River, Great Lakes and Pacific Ocean,” is scheduled for Wed., Oct. 12 at 7 p.m. at the Iron Mug Coffee & Ale House (1096 88th Ave. W., Duluth, Minn.), Lorena Rios Mendoza, associate professor at the University of Wisconsin-Superior, will describe her research project about micro- and macroplastics in the St. Louis River and other waterways.
The Wisconsin Water Library is relaunched with a new look and improved navigation. What hasn’t changed is the library’s mission to share water resources with all state residents.
How quickly can sunlight break down contaminants in the St. Louis River Estuary? A Wisconsin Sea Grant-funded researcher aims to find out.
An underwater photography project designed to engage troubled children in freshwater science is showing such success that the founders are working to expand its reach to youths in coastal communities.
An Oct. 1 Habitattitude event aims to help owners of unwanted exotic pets