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.”
A passion for math, natural resources and community outreach led Nathan Pollesch to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Duluth, where he is working on an analytical model that can predict the effects of pesticides on wildlife populations.
A free, virtual event on Oct. 10 is open to fish farmers, those interested in the industry, fish consumers and the general public.
South Shore Yacht Club of Milwaukee has been recertified as a Wisconsin Clean Marina. The yacht club has upheld the best-management practices set by the Wisconsin Clean Marina Program since it was first certified in 2014.
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.
Four online events in the Lake Talks series will take place this fall; the first is Sept. 10.
The collection of 17 training videos grew out of a workshop that took place in Kentucky last year.
A Sea Grant mapping project provided pivotal information about the location of pools in Milwaukee, which helped a park friends group convince the Milwaukee County Board to keep the pool open and make their budget cuts elsewhere.
Applications are due by Aug. 28 for a new, one-year position focused on the Eat Wisconsin Fish initiative.
Sea Grant-funded researchers are working towards a vaccine that could prevent columnaris disease in farmed fish. The disease affects many freshwater species, including yellow perch.