Set Sail on Lake Michigan for a Week-long Educator Workshop

Teachers and non-formal educators can set a course for adventure and professional development this summer with a weeklong workshop aboard the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency research vessel Lake Guardian. The Shipboard and Shoreline Science Workshop will give teachers grades 4-12 a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to work alongside scientists as they conduct field research across Lake Michigan.

Website Offers the Stories and Science Surrounding the St. Louis River Estuary

To residents like Bob Cragin, the St. Louis River, which forms a far northwest border between Minnesota and Wisconsin, transcends cultural and political boundaries. To others like Lynelle Hanson, the river provides a home for birds and the opportunity to educate children about nature. Their stories and others are presented along with information and examples of scientific work going on in the St. Louis River in a new website:

Habitattitude Partner Rescues a Wild ‘Kingdom’

Things are looking up for Kingdom Animalia’s Jamie Kozloski, who works with Wisconsin Sea Grant to spread the message that exotic pet owners shouldn’t release their unwanted pets into the wild.

Hart Named Aquatic Sciences Center’s Assistant Director for Extension

Although the University of Wisconsin’s Aquatic Sciences Center looked thoroughly, it didn’t have to look far for the next assistant director for extension for the Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute. Twenty-year Wisconsin Sea Grant employee David Hart has been chosen for the position.