Great Lakes Educators to Sail in Duluth Tall Ships Festival’s Parade of Sail

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.

Wisconsin Maritime Museum Hosts Photo Display

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.

First Keillor Fellow in Place: Adam Bechle

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.

Wisconsin Teachers Trade Whiteboards for Whitecaps

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.