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Water levels: Erosion, wild rice and geese

Two speakers will offer virtual talks at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14, via Zoom to kick-off a new season of River Talks. Brandon Krumwiede, Great Lakes geospatial coordinator with NOAA’s Office for Coastal Management, will present, “Water Level Change Impacts in the St. Louis River Estuary.” Hannah Burgstaler, freshwater fellow at the Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve, will present, “St. Louis River Estuary Water Level and Canada Geese Population Effect on Manoomin Survival Rate.”

East River Watershed study to address flooding and pollution

In March 2019, a massive snowmelt combined with heavy rain over frozen ground disrupted lives and flooded homes along the East River near and in Green Bay. Now, a new partnership seeks to address conditions that caused the flooding and increase community resiliency.